Risk Assessment Officer - [UI-07]

Risk Assessment Officer - [UI-07]

26 Aug

26 Aug



WSP  is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada),

and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP  :

- We value our people and our reputation

- We are locally dedicated with international scale

- We are future focused and challenge the status quo

- We foster collaboration in everything we do

- We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable


WSP is currently looking for a Risk Assessment Officer to join our team at our Project Office in Toronto. Reporting to the Manager, this role is responsible for applying and maintaining risk management processes and systems in accordance with established procedures. The Risk Assessment Officer is responsible for providing planned, systematic project risk management expertise, support and oversight to ensure that risks are managed effectively to support projects being delivered in a timely, safe, cost effective manner, with the required level of quality.


- Facilitate workshops and risk meetings with project staff for risk identification, assessment, prioritization and development /review of risk management response strategies, monitoring and control of risks

- Collaborating closely with risk owners and project teams to assist in the development, assessment and monitoring of response plans;

- Developing, establishing and maintaining project risk registers in the risk database and document management system;

- Reviewing risk registers to ensure risks are identified, assessed and managed effectively and consistently and provide updates to PMs;

- Developing and running QRA modelling at project levels and establishing levels of confidence for specific outcomes.

- Regularly reviewing/updating risk response plans and re-running the risk model as needed.

-  Experience establishing cost estimates, project schedules and identifying time-dependent cost.

- Compiling information and creating quarterly reports for PMs.

- Participate in the development of risk management procedures and work instructions.

- Other duties as required


- Approximately 5 years of directly related experience in a risk management function in project management, construction and engineering environment.

- Must have a relevant degree in engineering related disciplines and have or acquire PMP and PMI-RMP professional certifications or the equivalent.

- Registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) or other relevant professional designation (e.g. C.E.T.) in the Province of Ontario is an asset.

- Extensive experience facilitating workshops;

- Extensive experience with construction methods and practices and the project management environment;

- Extensive experience in the assessment, analysis, management, mitigation and oversight of risks that would be associated with the project management and construction projects;

- Excellent understanding of scheduling and estimating;

- Knowledge and experience in the application of Monte Carlo risk analysis software applications at project and program levels;

- Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook).

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