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Risk Surveyor Job in Kenya

Risk Surveyor

Industry:  Insurance

Location:  Nairobi

Our client, a leading Life Assurance group in the region with well-established operations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania seeks to recruit a Risk Surveyor. 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for inspecting properties, items and operations of establishments to assess physical condition and work practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspecting properties, items and operations of establishments to assess physical condition, housekeeping and work practices
  • Collating and assessing risk information on site; and uses templates to record assessments and collecting photographic evidence
  • Preparing detailed, comprehensive and accurate risk survey reports as per the company’s requirements
  • Pointing out to underwriters’ possible financial risk posed by offering insurance cover for items, properties or sites inspected
  • Advising clients on-site and discussing opportunities and requirements to reduce the level of risk or introducing the need for risk improvement
  • Accompanying underwriters and business development staff on site visits to help them understand the practicalities of the site/risk
  • Liaising with other professionals e.g. underwriters, brokers, client representatives, inspectors of health and safety and fire officers about risk improvement measures at insured’s sites as necessary
  • Keeping up to date with technical aspects affecting risks e.g. trade processes, legislation and hazardous materials
  • Developing and promoting safety programs in relation to sites/property inspected
  • Identifying cases of under insurance and covers and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Following up with the insured implementation of identified risk improvement recommendations
Qualifications / Skills
  • Degree in a business related field
  • Have made significant progress in at least one of the following: ACII, MIFireE, MIRM
  • Possess a high level of understanding of fire perils and protection systems, property crime and security measures and workplace health and safety
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a reputable company
  • Able to prepare comprehensive and accurate survey and estimated maximum loss reports
  • Able to ensure operational effectiveness by maintaining survey standards, systems and procedures
To apply, send your CV only to  before Friday 14th June 2013. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

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