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Risk Consultant – Casualty Practice

Banking, finance, insurance, Engineering
Not specified
Contract type:
Full time
Salary description:
Competitive salary + Benefits
Specialist areas:
Consultancy, Risk management
Start Date:
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Who we are

Are you the kind of person that loves a challenge? A role in insurance could be just what you’re looking for. In today’s complex world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. Challenge yourself finding ways to protect the things people love from all kinds of risks, big and small. If that’s not what you first thought about working in insurance, we’re confident we can change your mind. If you want to love what you do, work with us.

Zurich is one of the world’s leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. With 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. We help small and medium sized companies and global corporations around the world understand and protect themselves from risk by offering a wide range of insurance products, solutions and advisory services.

The opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Risk Engineering Casualty Practice business as a Risk Consultant.

This is an ideal role for a liability risk professional with a broad range of experience who is looking for a new and exciting challenge.

In this role, you will enjoy a varied, challenging and rewarding diet of work, a great deal of autonomy and will benefit from working with an experienced and high performing team, utilising cutting edge Risk Engineering technology.

Responsibilities in this role will include: Undertaking a range of risk surveys, consultancy and training services; Producing high quality professional reports – providing best practice advice to customers and underwriters; Providing training on complex, specialist and/or high risk liability risk topics, disciplines and/or industry sectors; Complete research into technical areas and provide up to date information for colleagues; Lead programmes of loss investigations for intricate and complicated risks to determine contributing factors and loss lessons for complex operations and support and enhance our Group Underwriting and customer propositions.

Key responsibilities:
• The delivery of risk insight to underwriters
• Collaborates with customers and business partners to develop advanced service plans
• The update and custody of technical manuals and internal procedures
• The development of innovative solutions, services and products
• The promotion of risk management advice through internal stakeholders, customers and the media
• Manage the relationships, development and risk profile improvement for a significant portfolio of major clients
• The development of business opportunities in relation to the growth of fee income
• Represent Zurich at internal and external Industry and Trade Association events and committees
Your skills and experience:
• A track record of success in Public Liability Risk Management and or Product quality control
• Knowledge of some of the following risk topics, disciplines or industry sectors: Construction, Healthcare, Rail, Contractual liability, Product Safety & Product Recall
• Experience of Risk Engineering in Employers Liability/Health & Safety and Environmental Impairment Liability would be preferable but not essential
• CMIOSH, CIRM, CII, MCQI or other equivalent professional qualification and continued professional development
• Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation and the application of requirements in complex and/or challenging occupational environment
• Technical knowledge of current and emerging liability related risks
• Awareness of the principles and practices of the insurance industry, relevant to the role
• An understanding of the way liability works, the covers in place and the way that claims will arise and can be defended
• An enquiring mind with the ability to probe logically to establish the key exposures, and with an ability to explain and articulate the business case for risk management to our customers and brokers
• An understanding of contractual frameworks with the ability to discuss and evaluate basic contractual terms and relationships
• A dedicated team player with a “can-do” approach to their work
The Reward:

In return we are offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

Who we are:

Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.

As you make an impact across borders, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Further information:

At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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