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Risk Engineer

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    Risk & Compliance

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    Vanessa Rohr

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    10 days ago

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This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of 3 Risk Engineers responsible for the insurance risk assessment of clients.


Your Role

As a Risk Engineer your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

Key Accountabilities

  • Assess the quality of risks as described in the appropriate standard(s) and related competency level, and assess loss potentials in accordance with agreed definitions.
  • Support external customers by identifying, assessing and providing effective advice on risk management issues to reduce the risks that they face individually, and on an overall account basis.
  • Provide appropriate risk improvement advice, support loss investigations (including both trend and root cause analysis), and implement risk improvement programs.
  • Produce work that complies with Company standards, in terms of technical quality of policies and procedures
  • Recognize and respond to the needs of customers by providing expert solutions and training to key customer(s), and contribute to Business Operation Profit through opportunity spotting.
  • Develop and maintain positive customer and business partner relationships, and collaborate with both customers and business partners to develop appropriate service plans.
  • Resolve technical issues, problems and projects in reference to policies and procedures within a specific function or unit.

Business Accountabilities

  • Utilize established financial systems to assess loss potential in order to manage and control exposure to the organization.
  • Develop a simple business case for a defined project to determine potential benefits, clarify the rationale for investment and support the planning process.
  • Research primary data sources, select relevant information related to ordinary types of risks and make appropriate recommendations to external customers.
  • Act as technical expert supporting external customers by identifying, assessing and reducing the risk they face in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of customer services.
  • Maintain oversight of service delivery to the customer to ensure service expectations are fulfilled, reinforcing customer focus across the team.
  • Provide specialist risk improvement advice to address specific technical queries from internal clients and deliver appropriate risk improvement programs, in line with the organization´s policies and processes and regulatory requirements.
  • Contribute to the Business Operating Profit through opportunity spotting and providing support for the sales of consultancy services - contract negotiation, project scoping and pricing.

Performance Management Accountabilities

  • Model behaviours that demonstrate commitment to corporate values.
  • Provide input into performance management discussions of project team members.
  • Coach and provide technical advice and counsel within and outside operating unit.
  • Provide guidance and support for team members.
  • Take action to manage own personal development and encourage others to do the same.

Your Skills & Experience

As a Risk Engineer your skills and qualifications will include:


  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent), Diploma in Health & Safety

Additional Education / Experience

  • Relevant experience in the assessment of risk, based on what is required by LOB specific competency standards.
  • Contacts / Relationships
  • Client Externally Focused - The job's core deliverables rely on delivering service to external clients and/or customers. Typically involves building relationships and promoting the company, requiring a motivated individual able to work autonomously.

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