Russian Speaking Consultant in Bristol

Job Detail
Job Description

Company/Name: Zurich Insurance.

Location: Bristol.

Job Type: Full Time.

Specialism: Consulting.


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

Location: UK Home-Based – 100%

Salary: Up to £50,000 depending on experience


There is an exciting opportunity to act as a dedicated risk management support to help our underwriting community assess the risks we write. If you are an experienced risk engineer that would prefer a 100% home based role this is an ideal opportunity. The role comes with flexibility around hours of work and an excellent package of benefits.

You will also be joining a diverse, passionate and thought leading property risk engineering team. Full training will be provided to support with the onboarding process.

Zurich Resilience Solutions is pivotal to supporting our customers and internal stakeholders with market leading risk management solutions. This fantastically varied and interesting role includes supporting our stakeholders through desk top reviews of third party reports and the provision of technical advice.

We are looking for candidates who have an experienced background in property insurance, broking or industry located across the UK.

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.

Key Accountabilities;

Undertake desktop reviews of third party reports in-line with Zurich global guidelines
Interpreting these reports and assessing in line with our EML/PML Methodology and Risk Grading criteria
Producing risk assessment reports to a professional standard and delivered to stakeholders within relatively short timescales
Work collaboratively across Zurich Resilience Solutions, underwriting and the wider business for both large multi-national and local organisations.
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 broad range of risks both UK and International including medium/large commercial and industrial trades
Be able to identify the adequacy of controls measures (incl. fire, explosion, natural hazards, security & business interruption)
Demonstrate confidence in assessing third party reports and using this data to apply against Zurich Methodology and agreed practices
Be able to respond promptly to any technical queries from our stakeholders
Ability to produce good quality reports in line with agreed templates
Supporting the Team Manager with prioritisation triaging and allocation of work to other Risk Engineers
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
Invested in self-development and the development of others
Communicates with clarity, consistency and openness

The Reward:

In return we are offering a salary up to £50,000 depending on experience. Plus we offer an excellent benefits packs to support a balanced lifestyle:

12% pension contribution
25 days holiday, plus an additional 3 volunteering days
Company annual bonus scheme
Home worker allowance
Private Healthcare Contribution
16 weeks’ paid maternity/paternity leave
Virtual GP/annual flu jab
Plus other flexible benefits to choose from

We are committed to continuous improvement, and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

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.

Our Culture

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.


Share this page: