Risk Engineer


As a result of the changing dynamics of our clients we are currently seeking a Risk Engineer to join our dynamic Risk & Analytics (R&A) team. R&A is a team of dedicated experts spanning across the fields of insurance, science and engineering with the aim of providing unrivalled analytical risk advice to our global corporate client base.

The Role
R&A helps our clients define, evaluate, and prioritise risk financing and risk management decisions for all forms of risk -- whether 'normal' or catastrophic. Our products and services aim to put our clients on equal footing to their underwriters when designing and pricing insurance programs. Our overall aim is to ensure our clients are confident in their risk financing strategy and decisions, whether the risks are insured, insurable or not.
 

  • Support and/or take the lead on risk engineering work for our large corporate accounts
  • Identify, analyse and assess our client's insurable property, and asset risks (essential) Experience in dealing with liability risks is also desirable 
  • Quantify loss expectancies for key risks and identified deficiencies
  • Collect underwriting information to assist with structuring the insurance program
  • Consult on the development and implementation of risk improvements, designed to reduce our Client's exposures
  • Provide continuous risk engineering support throughout the lifetime of key projects
  • Take part in internal and external marketing of our risk engineering services at client meetings as well as relevant domestic and international conferences/workshops
  • The role will involve travel to our client sites throughout Australia and New Zealand to conduct asset protection and loss prevention surveys

The Requirements 
This role would suit a risk engineer with proven professional experience. This exciting opportunity will allow the successful applicant to develop their technical skills whilst working across a diverse set of industries on both local and international accounts. Exposure to R&A's other service offerings will also be provided to broaden the individual’s risk knowledge.
 

  • Engineering degree
  • Previous insurer experience as a loss prevention engineer
  • Understanding of FM Global, NFPA and AS/NZ Standards for Fire Protection
  • Confident, self-starter with a passion for assisting clients better understand their insurable risks
  • Good project management, communication & client facing presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in report writing
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Highly motivated team player able to thrive in a consultancy team environment


The Company
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com



Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.


As a result of the changing dynamics of our clients we are currently seeking a Risk Engineer to join our dynamic Risk & Analytics (R&A) team. R&A is a team of dedicated experts spanning across the fields of insurance, science and engineering with the aim of providing unrivalled analytical risk advice to our global corporate client base.

The Role
R&A helps our clients define, evaluate, and prioritise risk financing and risk management decisions for all forms of risk -- whether 'normal' or catastrophic. Our products and services aim to put our clients on equal footing to their underwriters when designing and pricing insurance programs. Our overall aim is to ensure our clients are confident in their risk financing strategy and decisions, whether the risks are insured, insurable or not.
 

  • Support and/or take the lead on risk engineering work for our large corporate accounts
  • Identify, analyse and assess our client's insurable property, and asset risks (essential) Experience in dealing with liability risks is also desirable 
  • Quantify loss expectancies for key risks and identified deficiencies
  • Collect underwriting information to assist with structuring the insurance program
  • Consult on the development and implementation of risk improvements, designed to reduce our Client's exposures
  • Provide continuous risk engineering support throughout the lifetime of key projects
  • Take part in internal and external marketing of our risk engineering services at client meetings as well as relevant domestic and international conferences/workshops
  • The role will involve travel to our client sites throughout Australia and New Zealand to conduct asset protection and loss prevention surveys

The Requirements 
This role would suit a risk engineer with proven professional experience. This exciting opportunity will allow the successful applicant to develop their technical skills whilst working across a diverse set of industries on both local and international accounts. Exposure to R&A's other service offerings will also be provided to broaden the individual’s risk knowledge.
 

  • Engineering degree
  • Previous insurer experience as a loss prevention engineer
  • Understanding of FM Global, NFPA and AS/NZ Standards for Fire Protection
  • Confident, self-starter with a passion for assisting clients better understand their insurable risks
  • Good project management, communication & client facing presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in report writing
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Highly motivated team player able to thrive in a consultancy team environment


The Company
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com



Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer
Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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