Risk & Value Manager - 12 Month Opportunity

Last updated 20 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 Manager you will provide specialist Risk and Value Management (R&VM) assurance and support service to project and programme teams. You will also drive and embed R&VM Culture across the project and programme community and increase R&VM maturity.

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

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

  1. Provide leadership and guidance in the concept of R&VM, maintaining their appropriate and effective application to all stages of the project lifecycle.

  2. Deliver Level 1 Assurance activities as specified by the Principal R&V Manager.

  3. Manage &/or deliver specialist R&VM support services as dictated by the R&VM maturity of the project community.

  4. Actively promote R&VM culture and improve R&VM competency across the project and programme management community.

  5. Monitor the output of others who undertake such R&VM activities to monitor competence, consistency and compliance with Network Rail procedures and provide assurance.

  6. Manage the buying in of external R&VM support where necessary and that these are delivered to required quality standards.

  7. Maintain a robust view of required levels of R&VM services and assure that suitably qualified & experienced resource is available to meet these requirements.

  8. Drive the implementation of ER&VM framework across their area

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


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

  • Able to build complicated cost, schedule and business risk models in a number of applications

  • Be classed as a "Specialist" in the Leadership Competencies or be capable of attaining this level within a defined period.


  • 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 £51,156 and rising to £57,551 per annum

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

Closing date: 26/02/2021

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.

Click 'apply now' to apply.

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 fixed term 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.