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Risk Manager (m/f/d) Offshore & HVDC Cable Projects




You would like to make a difference and have an impact? In a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious team in Cologne.


You will be responsible for the following aspects: 


In this challenging role, you will oversee risk management processes and tools for complex high voltage cable systems diverse projects in Offshore & HVDC businesses. Our project teams are counting on you that you will facilitate effective business decisions by identifying and communicating commercial and financial risks and opportunities from business propositions.

  • Analyze the risk patterns incl. “lessons learned” and defines/develops conceptual framework for project risk management
  • Support other Group Functions in formulating and implementing Group instructions related to Tender Phase and Project Execution. Maintains instructions for tenders and execution.
  • Implements and further develops tools supporting risk management processes including risk review processes and project execution.
  • Drives continuous project risk management training, delivering both personally and through designated trainers.
  • Ensures coordination of activities and sharing of information between key stakeholders and personnel involved in risk management processes.
  • Owns the risk review process, ensuring timely and proper preparation of risk review material and leads risk review meetings.
  • Promotes use of standard project execution tool(s) and monitors completeness and quality of information on an on-going basis.
  • Introduces and maintains key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor critical developments in risk management and project execution.
  • Provides special analysis as required, e.g. margin development/transparency, risk exposure or project plans and specific documents relevant to risk management within the project and offer phases.


Your background:

  • Master’s degree in legal, commercial or technical field or comparable professional education.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in bids, risk reviews, processes, negotiations and/or contract management for complex (international) projects, preferably in relevant industries.
  • Strong commercial, negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Broad experiences in Risk Mitigation and related processes.
  • General knowledge of contract law and contraction formation process.
  • Extensive IT skills including all relevant Microsoft Office applications.
  • High degree of reliability and an ability to work well under pressure.
  • Team player with strong communication skills who can collaborate with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English and German oral and written.


More about us:

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.



Then we are looking forward to your application (incl. salary expectations and potential starting date) via our career page. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. We offer a competitive comp & ben package including flexible working conditions.


If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process, please contact our responsible Business Partner Ms. Daniela Nocker, daniela.nocker@nkt.com.



Posting Date:  06-Jun-2021

Cologne, DE, 51061

Type:  Permanent

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