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Senior Risk Engineering Consultant Liability


Job Summary



Zurich Canada is currently looking for Senior Risk Engineering Consultant Liability to coordinate service programs for large, local account programs, and provides risk assessment and risk improvement services for customers and business partners to meet the appropriate risk standards within a specific complex / high risk industry segment, or a hazard or loss control technology requiring highly specialized expertise, or for international programs. Helps develop and maintain long-term customer relationships. Acts as a mentor/resource to other risk engineers in the coordination of services or the delivery of risk assessment and risk improvement services to customers and business partners. The provision of comprehensive risk insight is often for multiple lines or specialized industries of business and for global market and globally managed relationship customers. The Risk Engineering Specialist is expected to have already achieved a Qualified-to-Perform level in the relevant Lines of Business, specialist areas of knowledge or specific Industry as defined in Risk Engineering’s Q2P standards.


Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.


Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best and most impactful global insurance provider in the world.


Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day, and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

What you will do:



Assesses the quality of complex risks, mainly for key/strategic assets, as described in the Risk Engineering Q2P Standard(s) and related competency level.


Risk assessments frequently cross applicable lines of business or industries and include desk top assessments and reviews of assessments from Zurich Risk Engineers or other approved sources


Assesses loss potentials in accordance with agreed definitions


Develops Customer Service Plan for coordinated accounts that drive efficient field service


Ensures the delivery and quality of services to the account by Zurich Risk Engineering as well as ensures consistency of assessments, risk improvement advice, reporting and time & expense management across the account.


Communicates effectively with field risk engineers and nurtures relationships with industry partners such as brokers, industry consultants, professional organizations, and approval authorities


Supports external customers by identifying, assessing and reducing the risks that their key / strategic assets face and on an overall account basis


Provides basic risk benchmarking services and account-wide risk improvement programs for the account


Provides expert advice on risk management issues to internal business partners and external customers by being a strategic partner to the customer’s Risk Manager and by providing extensive risk insights


Acts as an expert and mentor within the Network on matters relating to Risk Engineering assessments and to the coordination of service programs.


Explores new service area opportunities, develops new lines of business or customer services and identifies areas for cross-selling


Meets realistic expectations of customers and Underwriting


Manages change within the account by keeping in close contact with customer management and business partners, reviewing new projects and plans for change


Responsible for conducting cost estimations (bundled and unbundled) and budget controls of the account Demonstrates a profound understanding of the RE network, functions, procedures and responsibilities


Job Qualifications



What you bring to the table:




Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area 



High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area



Zurich Certified Apprentice, including an Associate’s degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area 



Knowledge of exposures, controls and best practice risk improvement




People management experience

Prior experience in Public Sector Work considered a strong asset

CRM or CIP Designations considered an asset


What we bring to the table:


A comprehensive health/benefits plan with varying levels of coverage to suit your specific needs

A competitive total compensation package

A chance to work in the exciting world of insurance, with multiple career paths and the opportunity to grow – we encourage internal mobility and take pride in assisting you to reach your career goals and aspirations


We also offer you the opportunity to work with:



A people first organization, with a focus on diversity and inclusion – we encourage you to bring your real self to work

An organization that values your input, and strives to put our employees in a position to make an impact

A collaborative culture where thought diversity is valued

A global organization with a rich, long-standing history

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