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Risk Engineer, Motor


A new adventure awaits…  


How does 5 weeks leave per year, an impactful career that you’ll truly love, and working for a great organisation that empowers wellbeing sound like to you?  


This exciting adventure will drive positive impact. So, if you want to be part of a values led organisation, that is a leader in the insurance industry with a track record of making a real difference and continuously taking steps toward a sustainable future for our people, customers, communities, and our planet…read on!    

Let’s create a brighter future together, let’s make a difference   


The primary role of the Risk Engineer, Motor is to provide professional Risk Engineering and Risk Management advice to internal underwriting and claims staff and the customers of Zurich Insurance Limited (NZ) and growing fee income for Zurich Resilience Solutions.


  • This position requires a strong customer focus, incorporating the provision of timely and accurate technical support, aligned to the varying needs of internal and external customers.
  • Conduct risk assessments across a broad spectrum of industries to analyse information and present conclusions in the form of written technical assessments in line with the International Risk Engineering Service Standards.
  • A requirement for exceptional customer engagement and presentation skills is a key focus in the role of a service provider to internal and external customers and the incumbent must be highly responsive to the changing needs of all stakeholders.



Important to your success - let's grow together   


  • Risk Engineering qualification or equivalent.
  • Training assessment and hazard analysis across areas such as Motor Fleet (Preferred) and Property.
  • Experience in a risk engineering/management related activity such as Risk Engineering, Risk Consulting, or Loss Control roles.
  • Sound working knowledge of Risk Engineering, particularly as related to the Insurance Environment.
  • Proven ability in risk assessment and hazard analysis
  • Proven ability to present in front of clients and stakeholders
  • Superior communication skills and Strong financial analysis skills
  • Prior direct industry experience in the property and/or motor sectors


Belong. Zurich is here to support you  


There are so many reasons why Zurich is a great place to be, but here are just a few: 


  • Zurich NZ has been named “Top Insurance Workplace” four years running.
  • Winner - HRD Magazine “Employer of Choice Award” 2021
  • Insurance Business – Women in Insurance “Employer of the Year” - 2019



We provide 5 weeks leave per year for permanent staff through our new Z leave initiative, as well as 15 days personal/carer’s leave (as we empower our people to manage their own wellbeing); Grow, and thrive in your career (we support and encourage it) with award winning training programs; Work with global, diverse, and inclusive teams; Explore your passions, fuel innovation, drive equity, collaborate and make a positive difference beyond your role; Access programs to stay healthy and feel healthier along with receiving a AUD$500 wellbeing payment per year, plus a AUD$295 new starter e-voucher for your WFH set up (flex work - hybrid working), and other great benefits through our Shine portal; Access to Family Care (parental leave); Volunteer; Work in our state-of-the-art Green Star rated offices (when you are in the office); and dress for your day. We also plant a tree for every new employee – one of many local initiatives driving our contribution to ambitious global sustainability targets… 


…We could go on, but the main point is that Zurich is a great place to be, where you can truly belong and thrive.  


Zurich is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair and accessible for all candidates. If you require any special accommodations to participate in our recruitment process, we encourage you to please let us know at the time of your application.   


So, if you want to come on an adventure that will build a brighter future together, and feel a sense of togetherness, then please apply today to start your adventure

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