Bechtel Mining and Metals Risk Manager – Australia

Bechtel Mining and Metals Risk Manager - Australia

Bechtel Mining and Metals Risk Manager Australia

Bechtel Mining and Metals stands as a pillar of innovation and excellence in the global engineering and construction landscape. With a legacy spanning over a century, Bechtel has continuously evolved and adapted to meet the ever changing demands of the industry. Our commitment to delivering landmark projects that not only drive economic growth but also leave a positive and enduring impact on communities sets us apart.

We take pride in our diverse workforce comprising talented individuals from various backgrounds, united by a shared vision of creating a sustainable future through transformative projects.

At Bechtel, we believe that our success stems from the exceptional people who form the backbone of our operations. As a company deeply rooted in values such as safety, quality, ethics and integrity, we prioritize the well being and professional growth of our employees.

Our culture fosters a collaborative and inclusive environment where ideas are valued, innovation is encouraged and continuous learning is embraced.

The Australia Region Risk Manager role at Bechtel Mining and Metals represents an exciting opportunity for seasoned professionals to make a meaningful contribution to our projects in Brisbane, QLD.

As we continue to push the boundaries of engineering excellence and project management, we are looking for individuals who are passionate about risk management, strategic planning and fostering strong partnerships with stakeholders.

Join us on this journey of shaping tomorrow’s infrastructure and creating a legacy that resonates globally.

Requisition ID: 275672
Relocation Authorized: None
Telework Type: Part Time Telework
Work Location: Brisbane, QLD

Bechtel Mining and Metals presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to join our dynamic team in Brisbane, QLD, as the Australia Region Risk Manager. Bechtel is a globally recognized leader in engineering, construction and project management with a rich history dating back to 1898. Our projects span across 160 countries contributing to long term progress and economic growth while upholding values such as safety, quality, ethics and integrity.

Choosing Bechtel means embarking on a journey with a purpose driven company that values its employees’ contributions and well being. We offer a competitive salary package, an annual discretionary performance bonus scheme and a strong focus on employee health and safety.

With Bechtel, you’ll have the opportunity to work on stimulating projects locally and internationally surrounded by talented individuals committed to excellence.

About the Role

As the Australia Region Risk Manager, you will play a crucial role in identifying, evaluating and managing project risks while ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and industry standards. This position requires a blend of risk management expertise, negotiation skills and leadership capabilities. You will work closely with internal teams, clients and external stakeholders to implement effective risk mitigation strategies and optimize project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Contract Negotiations: Engage in contract negotiations to secure necessary protections and utilize risk transfer, risk retention and insurance techniques aligned with business objectives.
  2. Risk Financing Strategies: Develop alternative risk financing strategies in response to client requirements and project needs.
  3. Contractual Compliance: Review contracts and bid documents to ensure adequacy and accuracy regarding responsibility, liability and insurance matters.
  4. Risk Evaluation: Identify and evaluate risks associated with project activities, recommending appropriate risk financing alternatives.
  5. Team Supervision: Provide guidance and supervision to Deputy Risk Manager, Administrative Assistants and clerical staff as needed.
  6. Stakeholder Management: Maintain effective communication and relationships with clients, insurance providers and company representatives.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Professional experience in risk management or insurance including knowledge of risk, liability, finance and insurance principles.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Strong negotiation and contractual administration skills.
  • Familiarity with Bechtel’s risk appetite, insurance arrangements and project risk considerations.
  • Understanding of complex insurance programs such as builder’s risk insurance and controlled insurance programs.
  • Australian working rights without employer sponsorship.


Q: What benefits does Bechtel offer?
A: Bechtel offers a competitive salary package, annual performance bonuses, private health cover, access to employee assistance programs and a strong focus on health and safety.

Q: What are the key responsibilities of the Australia Region Risk Manager role?
A: The role involves contract negotiations, risk evaluation, developing risk financing strategies, ensuring contractual compliance, team supervision and stakeholder management.

Q: What qualifications are required for this position?
A: Candidates should have professional experience in risk management or insurance, a Bachelor’s Degree, strong negotiation skills and knowledge of risk, finance and insurance principles.

Q: Is relocation assistance provided for this role?
A: No, relocation assistance is not authorized for this position.

Q: What is Bechtel’s approach to employee vaccination against COVID 19?
A: Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID 19 or provide proof of a negative test result as per applicable law or customer requirements.

Joining Bechtel as the Australia Region Risk Manager offers a unique opportunity to contribute to impactful projects while enjoying competitive benefits and a supportive work environment.

If you are passionate about risk management, negotiation and driving project success, we encourage you to apply and be part of our team shaping tomorrow together.

For more information about Bechtel and our projects, visit Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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