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Risk Manager


Ipswich, GB, IP16 4UR

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:             Risk Manager 
Location:             Sizewell C, Suffolk 
Compensation:   Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF54103


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Risk Manager at our Sizewell site. 

This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance. The Alliance work across the prestigious Hinkley Point C (HPC) Nuclear project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main MEH, cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station’s 2,500 rooms. 


Sizewell C (SZC) will be a 3.2-gigawatt power station generating low-carbon electricity for around 6 million homes. 


The role

As a Risk Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will support the Risk Lead with opportunity and risk management for SZC. There is a programme to design a replica of HPC, in order to optimise learning opportunities, minimise design costs and accelerate the development schedule where possible.


Day to day, you’ll manage and own the master data assumptions list (MDAL).  


  • Lead in risk reviews and assumption reviews.
  • Support risk workshops to identify new risks. 
  • Opportunity management.
  • Quantification and analysis.
  • Mitigating action, burn down and tracking. 


This is a hybrid role, 2-days per week onsite, 3-days working from home. 37-hours per week, Monday – Friday.


Essential experience of the Risk Manager

  • Experience managing risk on large-scale project. 
  • Experience using active risk manager (ARM). 


Qualifications for the Risk Manager

  • APM/PRINCE2 OR SIMILAR Project Professional Qualifications desirable.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle.


Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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