Risk Surveyor

Munich Re Speciality Group Ltd
Full Time
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Risk Surveyor (m/f/d)

Are you an experienced Risk Surveyor, with the aptitude to investigate and assess technical risks?

London , United Kingdom

Reporting to the Risk Control Manager, this is an exciting opportunity to undertake detailed risk surveys allocated, specifically in relation to stock throughout and warehouse keeper’s liability cases, and advise underwriters and/or clients about appropriate improvements to reduce the risk.

Surveys will typically involve risk assessment of storage locations, security assessment of vehicle / haulage compounds and reviews of packing and /or shipping methods.

To be successful in this role, you will have prior experience in a similar role, with the ability to advise our customers/policy holders on all matters relating to risk. Previous experience of working closely with a Cargo and Freight Team would be an advantage.

Please note, we will consider applications from anywhere in the South of England, the successful individual will be required to travel, but the job will be mainly remote.

Your job

  • To confirm that the risk conditions reflect the Underwriters policy inception expectations.
  • To advise Underwriters of those risks that present an unacceptable risk.
  • To advise Underwriters of action required to improve a risk to meet acceptable standards.
  • To advise those risks that are acceptable and likely to be profitable to Underwriters.
  • To provide rapid feedback on Risk issues to Underwriters allowing quick decisions to be made.
  • Written reports to be sent to Risk Control Manager within 5 working days of the survey visit.
  • Undertake other duties as directed within the level of the job function.
  • Help drive forward good conduct for the business to deliver the best outcomes for customers /

You are required to comply with the PRA and FCA conduct rules:

  • Acting with honesty and integrity at all times
  • Acting at all times with due care, skill and diligence
  • Being open and honest with the FCA, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and all UK regulators at all times
  • Always paying due regard to the interests of customers and always treat them honestly and fairly
  • Observing proper standards of market conduct at all times

Your profile

  • A diplomatic approach with the ability to handle conflict situations coupled with a common sense approach to the business by providing sound technical advice and solutions.
  • The ability to inspire confidence in clients and to persuade clients of the need to implement the advice given to reduce risk.
  • The aptitude to investigate and assess technical risks and to retain large amounts of technical knowledge.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • A motivated, results-driven approach and the ability to work alone and as part of a team.
  • The ability to use appropriate technical equipment e.g. survey templates and digital photographic equipment.
  • A flexible approach for dealing with changes in working methods and techniques.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of the Insurance Market.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (including NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety)
  • Dip CII/ACII or substantial progress towards is preferred.

About us

MRSG UK Services Limited is the employing entity for staff supporting the business activities of Munich Re Syndicate Limited (MRSL), Munich Re Specialty Group Limited (MRSG), Munich Re Specialty Insurance (UK) Limited (MRSI UK), Roanoke International Brokers Limited (RIBL) and Munich Re Digital Partners Limited (DP).

As part of Munich Re Specialty Group (MRSG), Munich Re Specialty Insurance (UK) Ltd (MRSI UK) brings together the long-standing and market-leading underwriting and claims expertise of NMU in the UK marine & specialty insurance markets with GrovesJohnWestrup, our UK Private Client proposition for insurance brokers and other intermediaries with clients who have unique and complex risks, as well as GJW Direct, UK‘s Specialist Direct Boat insurer.

Additionally, MRSI UK is affiliated with Munich Re Digital Partners Ltd (MRDP) that provides digital distributors a comprehensive go-to-market partnership in the UK and the EU, and Munich Re Risk Solutions Ireland Ltd (MRRSI) offering marine & specialty insurance solutions in Ireland and the EU.

As well as operating in the Lloyd’s of London market, we conduct our business via a global network of service companies, with offices located in the UK, Ireland, the United States, Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Labuan and Dubai. We are also represented in Lloyd’s China.

Our group of companies provide solutions covering Casualty, Marine & Cargo, Energy & Aerospace, Cyber, Political Violence, Trade Credit and Property, Contingency and Yacht.

Known for our dedication to excellence and quality of service provision, we pride ourselves on offering you a great place to work.

Munich Re’s employees are the backbone of the Group’s business success. They are the people that drive the business forward and develop new solutions for our clients.

Ensuring that we recruit versatile staff is therefore crucial to our future success. Our objective is to make Munich Re the employer of choice for potential employees on the global job market.

To help us achieve this goal we offer a competitive salary and a generous and comprehensive benefits package which we regularly review in accordance with external market data, to ensure you are paid fairly and our benefits are tailored to suit your lifestyle.

Creating an inclusive environment is a crucial part of the Munich Re culture, and we are committed to our Diversity & Inclusion Policy. We also seek to provide a fair and supportive work environment which provides learning and development opportunities for all.

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