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Construction Cost Risk Manager

Company: Microsoft
Location: Redmond
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Microsoft's CO+I (Cloud Operations + Innovation) is the engine that powers our cloud services. We deliver the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's over 200 online businesses including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, Teams, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform.Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our portfolio is built and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.We are responsible for designing, building, and operating our global datacenters; managing the demand planning and capacity utilization of our unified infrastructure; and responsible for all the operations needed to run the physical infrastructure (including supply chain, hardware, power, security, and workflow teams). We focus on smart growth with an emphasis on automation, data driven engineering, cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability.In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day. At the forefront of the action is our Critical Environment & Hardware Solutions Engineering organization.#COICAREERSResponsibilitiesDevelop a procedure for the provision of cost and schedule risk assessments on every construction project in the portfolio from site selection stage through to the completion of the projectManage the cost risk program to ensure that risk registers and risk models are available on all projects to support decisions at every milestoneFacilitate the risk workshops on every project so that a detailed risk register is available to the project team at every milestone.Produce QRA models on cost and schedule based on the project risk register that will detail the risks, impacts and mitigation plansIncorporate the QRA results into the portfolio reporting system to allow project, regional and global level reportingIntegrate the risk portfolio into the change management and lessons learned tools to provide the business with a closed loop on risk and change.QualificationsDeep knowledge of cost and schedule risk and how they can be incorporated into a risk assessment5 years' experience on a major construction programWorking knowledge of construction cost and schedule management Good communication skills, ability to collaborate with all other areas of the data center program, be able to think strategically, ability to facilitate a room of senior construction management leaders to produce a risk register and mitigation plansConstruction degree or Construction commercial management degree or Quantity Surveying degreeBachelors in construction. Preferably project controls or quantity surveying relatedPreferred Qualifications:RICS full membership (MRICS or FRICS) or equivalentSenior project controls qualificationExperience working with QRA tools such as @RiskMicrosoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. - We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request -via the Accommodation request form.Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.Benefits and PerksIndustry leading healthcareSavings and investmentsGiving programsEducational resourcesMaternity and paternity leaveOpportunities to network and connectDiscounts on products and servicesGenerous time awayJob SummaryJob number: 1100359Date posted : 2021-07-16Travel: 25-50%Profession: Business Programs & OperationsRole type: People ManagerEmployment type: Full-TimeExperience: Experienced professionals

Keywords: Microsoft, Redmond , Construction Cost Risk Manager, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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