Graduate Opportunity

Strategic Safety & Risk Management Graduate

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Job Description:

The people we employ have a real passion for the work we do. It is the enthusiasm, dedication and creativity of our people that adds value for our clients and makes us the employer of choice for high-calibre candidates. If you are looking for an intellectually challenging and dynamic career and feel you would thrive in our environment we would be pleased to hear from you.

Main purpose of the job

We are actively recruiting for our Risk Team, and are looking for people like you to strengthen our client work delivery capabilities. Working with a range of our staff, from bright graduates to our Directors and other senior managers, you would provide strong analytical capabilities working within teams to deliver work of exceptional quality for our clients. If successful a permanent position as a Business Analyst within the Risk team may be offered.

Type of work undertaken by group

Arthur D. Little’s successful and growing Risk Practice provides strategic safety and risk management consulting to a wide variety of multinational clients in the transport, energy, process and utilities sectors. We combine deep industry knowledge, functional experience and technology skills to help clients deliver complex and demanding products and projects. Our work is never run-of-the-mill. We pride ourselves with being chosen by our clients to work on their most challenging problems from assessing complex areas of risk, building risk models, assisting with decision-making, through to developing and implementing safety change programmes including cultural aspects. We regularly work at the most senior levels within our client organisations and have a real impact on their business.

Specific responsibilities

Given the range of work undertaken by Arthur D. Little’s Risk Practice, you will need to be adaptable to fill a variety of roles on different projects. For example, you will be expected to:

  • Work in small teams, usually on multiple projects running in parallel.
  • Produce high quality, robust, numerical analyses (often using Excel).
  • Support client facing activities such as interviews and workshops.
  • Carry out research activities.
  • Support the production of written deliverables of exceptional quality.
  • Work in our office in Cambridge and occasionally at client sites (in the UK and overseas).
  • Support wider aspects of our business, including business development and client management activities, as well as project delivery.

Minimum requirements

You will have:

  • Excellent academic background in engineering - you will be approaching graduation or will have recently graduated.
  • An interest in safety, hazard and risk assessment methodologies.
  • Demonstration of good communications and report-writing skills.

One or more of the following would also be beneficial:

  • Experience in design and/or operations in high hazard sector.
  • Additional language skills (particularly French and Spanish).
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification.

We are keen to ensure gender balance at ADL UK, and we particularly welcome applications from women.

At interview, we will be delighted to present our gender diversity initiatives and introduce you to our female consulting colleagues.

For candidates with family commitments, we are able to offer tailor-made support, including flexible working arrangements and senior mentors.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cambridge
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Process
  • Product Design
  • Software

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