Principal Risk & Assurance Advisor

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Mott MacDonald is a dynamic and innovative management, engineering and development consultancy working on landmark projects worldwide. Wholly independent and employee owned, we have over 16,000 staff worldwide working in all sectors including transport, energy, buildings, water, environment and advisory.


Your Opportunity

Mott MacDonald are seeking an experienced Risk and Assurance Advisor to join their growing Advisory team in Melbourne where you'll work alongside purpose driven, high-performing professionals and entrepreneurs across sectors in the APNA region.

Your role will also work closely with Project teams to support the delivery of projects as the go to technical Risk and Assurance specialist. Relationship building is key to this role, in which you will be interfacing with clients, project managers and design managers to achieve risk identification and control integration with the wider project teams.

Your responsibilities also expand in areas such as advising and guiding clients and colleagues through risk management and mitigation principles and apply these to achieve solutions. This will involve understanding and applying relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and guidelines. Alongside this, you will be conducting both qualitative and quantitative risk assessment to support informed and evidence-based decision-making.

Overall, this role will see you support in creating, developing, and embedding technical excellence across the practice.


Candidate Specification

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications: Chemical or Mechanical Engineering / Science qualifications.
  • Experience where management of quality and risk objectives are key.
  • A commitment to client centricity, enabling positive, collaborative, respectful and inclusive team environments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written English.
  • Mentor junior members of staff and upskill them as future leaders.

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a uniquely diverse global management, engineering and development consultancy that offers a diverse range of opportunities for potential employees to work with World Expert Practitioners on small and large scale projects within Australia and New Zealand.

Their unique geographical location means that we are able to tap into expertise and resources from other countries in which we operate and so whether you are from a technical background or have traditionally worked in support services, you will be amazed at the career development opportunities that Mott MacDonald Australia and New Zealand can offer to you.


Other Information

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Mott MacDonald put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, they believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. They embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More About Mott MacDonald

They’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Their purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything they do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.


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