Risk & Value Analyst - 12 Month Opportunity

Last updated 15 days ago
Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time


Glasgow, GB

Department Name

Scotland Region

About Network Rail

We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here.

Scotland's Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 per cent of the UK rail network. We provide rapid access along busy commuter routes to our seven cities, servicing the varied needs of our business and leisure commuter services, including cross border services and rural services. We have up to 50 freight services operating every day and we are steadily building capacity for this to grow.

Brief Description

As Risk & Value Analyst you will provide Risk and Value Management services to project and programme teams.

This is a 12 month fixed-term/secondment opportunity.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

  1. Manage so that risk and value management on projects complies with the requirements of the corporate procedures, including GRIP, DWWP and other protocols.

  2. Facilitate the identification and analysis of risk and value management interventions on projects and programmes, including lessons learned.

  3. Carry out qualitative, quantitative and business risk assessments to give the best advice to project managers and sponsors.

  4. Manage so that projects have a risk register, the risk data is accurate, timely and relevant and that appropriate risk treatments are in place and being acted upon.

  5. Provide regular reports to project managers on the risk status of projects and programmes, and provide advice on the management of contingency.

  6. Establish and co-ordinate a register of risk and value management activities.

  7. Support the risk and value management processes in other departments and areas of the business.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • Expert in all aspects of project and business risk management facilitation

  • Able to build risk models in a number of applications, which accurately represent the complexities of cost, schedule and business risk

  • Able to coach and challenge management and non specialists, the results of risk management

  • Knowledge of risk management techniques

  • Knowledge of project management and project control processes


  • Membership of the Institute of Risk Management or Association for Project Management Risk Practitioner

  • Experience in Network Rail's project management processes and procedures

How to apply (External)

Salary:Starting at £32,740 and rising to £36,832 per annum

Network Rail Benefits - To find out about what benefits we offer, click here

Closing date: 26/03/2021

Please get your application in as soon as possible, we may close the advert before the listed closing date if we receive enough applications.Late applications will not be accepted.

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All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks. Click here for more information

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do. Safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.You should demonstrate your personal dedication to safety on your application.

This is a secondment opportunity ending on 31-03-2022 and has the potential to become permanent.

We are a Disability Confident Leader employer!

We are also an equal opportunity employer and encourage people to work flexibly. We welcome applications from everyone. Click here for more information

To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, females, LGBTQi+ people and people with disabilities.

Due to current restrictions for COVID-19 it is likely that our process in dealing with your application will be delayed, however please note that we are continuing to conduct our interviews on-line.

For successful candidates we accept there may be delays with start dates to ensure that we can safely on-board each new employee.

We will contact you to let you know whether your application has been affected and inform you of any further changes within the recruitment process.