Risk Coordinator

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Date: 24 May 2024

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:457810 

Imagine playing a central role in reducing the carbon footprint of Canada’s busiest public transit system and doing so with a consistently ranked Top Employer with a global reach. As part of the ONxpress consortium, Alstom is proudly working to transform the collective mobility of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton areas (GTHA) through the On-Corridor Works project, and we are hiring for hundreds of roles. The GO Expansion scope : new electric locomotives, fleet upgrades, train control systems, network electrification, signalling, telecommunications and digital systems, maintenance, and much more.



Alstom is seeking a Risk Engineer/ Coordinator. This individual will be responsible to identify risks and opportunities of the Project by analyzing contract and project documents and to maintain a risk register that tracks overall progress and the accomplishment of specific actions. They will also support in implementation of quantitative models of cost and schedule, including quantitative risk analysis tools.




Risk Management Policy and Procedures:

  • Adheres to all project/risk management plans and all Alstom procedures in force
  • Identify Project members to understand their training requirements in the  discipline of Risk Management and schedule regular seminars and training courses


Risk Identification and Assessment:

  • Participate in necessary risk identification ‘brainstorming’ sessions with Risk/Project Managers
  • Assist in the coordination of risk inputs that includes identification and assessment of risks with different sub-systems 
  • Follow up project team members to finalize their assessment on time based on project needs


Risk Mitigation and Monitoring:

  • Help Risk Manager/Risk owners for organizing risk workshops and risk reviews
  • Participate in the implementation of risk management tools for quantitative cost and schedule risk analysis
  • Responsible for tracking and monitoring progress on risks and risk mitigation actions according to the commitment dates adequate to the project needs


Risk Reporting:

  • Alerts the Risk Manager and Project Manager or any other leader of the project team in the event of a significant discrepancy between the mitigating actions and the actual progress
  • Propose new KPI tracking initiatives
  • Assist in producing regular Risk Assessment Reports, training material and presentations
  • Promoting the Alstom Code of Ethics and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct


Performance Measurements:

  • Understanding of design and construction contracts and the relationship between risk management and controls/management functions including project management, change control, planning & scheduling, cost & commercial management, and reporting
  • Assist with development of risk management documents and functional guides
  • Knowledge of the risk management process and propose its adaptation to project needs; understand how risk and contingency are computed in projects
  • Contribute to fostering a knowledge sharing culture by actively participating in the risk knowledge networks and collaborative forums


Educational Requirements



  • University level degree in Engineering, Business administration



  • Diploma or Degree level Project/Risk Management Qualification
  • Professional Engineer designation as per Canadian regulations 





  • Professional experience 1-3 year
  • Related internship, co-op, or work experience, which includes risk management preferably within the railway industry
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ISO31000 and PMBOK



  • Familiarity with Monte Carlo simulation and quantitative risk analysis tools(@Risk, PRA, Safran, Acumen)


Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to manage competing priorities effectively
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce in intercultural environment by adhering to Alstom’s HR strategy of Agile, Inclusive and Responsible principles
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with external stakeholders; establish trust, credibility and respect
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Solid proficiency in MS Office programs especially MS Excel
  • Awareness of International Risk Management Standards and Quantitative risk analysis tools


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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