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Property Risk Engineer / Consultant (South East) - Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time


Property Risk Engineer / Consultant – Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time


Location: Home based – UK (South East, including: London, Portsmouth, Southampton, Bournemouth, Reading, Oxford)



We have opportunities for Property Risk Engineers to join our diverse, passionate and thought leading team.


Zurich Resilience Solutions is pivotal to supporting our customers and internal stakeholders with market leading risk management solutions. This fantastically varied and rewarding role includes customer management, delivery of survey programmes, provision of technical advice and much more.


We are looking for candidates who may have an experienced background in Property insurance, broking or industry located ideally in the South East areas, including London, Portsmouth, Southampton, Bournemouth, Reading, Oxford.  


Key Accountabilities:


  • Undertake desktop and on-site assessments as part of risk management survey programmes in-line with global guidelines.
  • Produce bespoke risk assessment and risk improvement reports to a professional standard and delivered to stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Proactively manage the progress and completion of risk improvement actions as part of your overall Account Management customer programme. 
  • Work collaboratively across Risk Engineering, Claims, Underwriting and the wider business for both large multi-national and local organisations.
  • Be proficient with Zurich Resilience Solutions proposition, identify and consult with new and existing stakeholders where opportunities exist to generate additional revenue.
  • Contribute to thought leadership and technical insight delivered to customers, business partners and colleagues through events, communications and other publications
  • Prioritise individual workload to efficiently and effectively deliver for our customers in line with global requirements.


Knowledge, skills and experience:


  • Experience in assessing a range of risks and the adequacy of controls measures (incl. fire, explosion, natural hazards, security, business interruption)
  • Knowledge of risk management and loss prevention practices for Property and Business Interruption risks
  • Appreciation of building design, construction and fire detection, protection and suppression systems
  • Cert/Dip CII, TIFireE, Certification in Risk Management or similar
  • Consultative approach with the ability to recognising opportunities to generate revenue
  • Excellent presentation and customer engagement skills; experienced at influencing and negotiation
  • Build trusted relationships and promote collaborative teamwork, seeking diverse perspectives from internal and external partners
  • Invested in self-development and the development of others including setting clear and ambitious goals.
  • Tailor solutions in the best interests of our customers, understanding the evolving landscape and future needs
  • Seize opportunities to innovate by rapidly applying market and customer insights
  • Communicate with clarity, consistency and openness


The Reward:


The salary for this role is up to £50,000 depending on experience plus an extensive benefits package as follows

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the ability to buy/sell additional days
  • 3 paid volunteering days
  • Company car via Zenith  
  • 12% pension contribution
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Full private medical cover/ contribution to medical cover
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Free flu jab
  • Discounted gadget insurance
  • Discounted will writing service


In addition to the above Zurich off a wide range of other benefits including flexible working, shared parental leave, company wellbeing programme and much more.

This role is available full-time, as a job-share or part-time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.


Who we are:


With about 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. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.


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 are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers, and we want our employee base to reflect that.


Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

With the above in mind, we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.


We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.


We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.


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

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