Senior Adviser (Project Establishment and Security)

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Apply by 26 January 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 January 2018

Job Description

Mott MacDonald is committed to improving people’s lives through creating and delivering tailored development solutions. We work in developing countries to alleviate poverty, establish good governance, and increase access, capacity and resilience in healthcare, education, water, sanitation, transportation, infrastructure and renewable energy - while safeguarding the environment and promoting human rights and gender equity.

What makes us different is that we approach problems from a fresh perspective. As an employee-owned company, we have the freedom and independence of mind to find new ways to enhance human well-being and foster social and economic development through connected thinking. As Senior Adviser (Project Establishment and Security) you will lead the Project Establishment and Security Team within the International Development Services Unit tasked with a global responsibility for supporting the set-up of business entities and conducting the project start-up phase and bringing projects to operational capability.

You will drive continual improvement to the business delivery of projects and ensure mechanisms are in place to ensure compliance with Group policies, directives, business processes and management systems requirements.

Your responsibilities will include working closely with the business development community to agree project establishment support at bid stage, leading on project start-ups, reviewing security related policy and procedures, ensuring the delivery of standardised security plans, travel security procedures across our International Development Services unit.

You will have experience of managing and leading large project teams and will have conducted security reviews and applied security principals at project locations. You will have working knowledge of project budgets and finances, with good understanding of contractual issues and risks relating to delivery and will have managed a security function within an international development context.

Location(s): England - Cambridgeshire - Cambridge

About the Organization

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multi-sector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.

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