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Risk Control Surveyor
Direct Line Group
Fully Remote
role reference:  wyw_#00354
Location
Fully Remote
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Insurance
Hours 35 - 35 Hours
Closing date 31/08/2022
  • Risk Analytics
  • Risk Management
  • Insurance
  • UNDERWRITING STRATEGY
Description:

We have phenomenal opportunity for an experienced Risk Control Surveyor to join our growing team on a permanent basis!

What you'll be doing: 

You will undertake physical risk surveys at client and prospect premises which aid underwriters understanding of the risk, highlights existing risk deficiencies and suggests suitable risk improvements strategies to directly support NIG’s underwriting strategies for profitable business growth/retention. This will include:

  • Delivering a range of client and prospect survey reports (Pre Cover, New Business, Sprinkler and Post Loss).
  • Awareness of NIG national and regional underwriting strategy.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with all Risk Control Team (RCT) partners (NIG Underwriters & Survey Support, Brokers and Policyholders).
  • Delivery of all RCT services in line with existing Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P) and NIG audit requirements.
  • Reinforce the culture and core values of Direct Line group through appropriate behaviours and actions.
  • Identify, own and manage the risks involved in running our business appropriate to my role, in line with the company risk framework.

What are we looking for: 

You will be able to survey fire, theft and liability risks, including identifying and appraising hazards and defects from the processes and procedures involved and able to eliminate or minimise the company exposure to these risks by appropriate risk improvement measures

You will also Demonstrate risk perception and understands the nature of the risk (good or bad), including knowledge of:-

  • Fire e.g. causes of fire, building construction, fire load, arson, process hazards and heating systems
  • The key factors influencing Business Interruption
  • Physical security, safes and intruder alarms
  • Current Health & Safety legislation and knowledge of Employers Liability, Public and Product Liability risk exposures.
  • General understanding of commercial insurance underwriting process and procedure.

Who you'll be working with: 

You would be required to work closely with the underwriting team as well as other underwriters around the country. We have undergone significant transformation over the last two years which has resulted in the team doubling in size. There will also be regular contact with the rest of the Risk Control team (UK wide) including the Survey Support team who are responsible for the operational requirements of the role (arranging appointments, issuing risk improvements and generally managing the time of the Risk Control team across the country).

What we'll give you: 

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits.

Key skills:
  • Risk Analytics
  • Risk Management
  • Insurance
  • UNDERWRITING STRATEGY
Competitive salary

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

Closing Date

35 - 35 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Compressed Hours
Full-time
Flexibility:
Workplace
Remote or Mobile Working
Work From Home (WFH)
Flexibility:
Life event
Career Breaks / Sabbatical
Shared Parental Leave
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