Risk Engineer (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)
Location: Home based with travel
Do you have experience in Supply Chain Risk Management, are you currently working as a Supply Chain Manager? If so, Risk Engineering could be for you.
The scope of a Risk Engineer is broad, exciting and brings with it a diverse customer facing workload with the satisfaction of truly putting customers at the heart of everything you do. We are looking for someone who has passion, enthusiasm, innovative thinking and a proven track record of delivering.
We are looking for diverse talent, individuals who can look at the broader challenges faced by companies/organisations. Not just focussing on their insured losses, but their Total Cost of Risk. Ensuring effective risk-based decisions are made and provide integrated & innovative solutions. To help and support customers to understand and improve their risk profile, increasing profitability. protecting customers interests and providing our underwriting colleagues with the risk management insight.
This is a challenging but rewarding role where customer service, technical credibility, project management and consultancy experience are essential. You’ll want to lead the charge when it comes to creative solutions and will be full of ideas around how we can look at innovative ways to do this. The role requires consultancy skills to help drive insight to the customer’s business and identify opportunities for delivering additional value-added services that results in further revenue streams for Risk Engineering.
Our commitments to Diversity & Inclusion as well as Corporate Social Responsibility, including Sustainability, demonstrates our commitment to stand for what is right. Additionally, at Zurich you will have the advantage of working with colleagues across the globe to achieve the best customer outcome.
This opportunity is based within our Risk Engineering team in the UK. Assisting our underwriters and customers in understanding & improving risk and generating revenue from the provision of consulting services.
The role is home based and will require elements of travel and flexibility. The role is customer facing and acts as a technical resource to our customers and our business partners. We are looking for someone with experience in understanding the risks that businesses face relating to supply chain, the impact of business interruption and how these risks can be mitigated through risk improvement programmes or innovative solutions. An insurance background is not essential, those from industry and commercial undertakings will be considered.
Our team are known as “thought leaders” in the industry and we pride ourselves on understanding what drives our customers, building lasting relationships to provide a level of excellence we think sets us apart. In addition to the duties of a risk analyst we are looking for someone who will be a technical point of contact on Supply Chain and Risk Management strategies within this area of expertise.
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
The role is varied, challenging but very rewarding, therefore accountabilities can be diverse in nature but will include:
Your skills and experience:
The ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate some or all the following requirements:
We’re offering a competitive salary, as well as this we offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes –
At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.
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.
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.