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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 jobs@flexi-personnel.com  before Friday 14th June 2013. 


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