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Jacobs Senior Risk Analyst in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Senior Risk Analyst


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

Ranked No. 1 by Fortune’s 2019 World's Most Admired Companies…

Source - http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/list/filtered?industry=Engineering, Construction&sortBy=industry-rank

The Global Risk Management (GRM) team is responsible for all Jacobs global and local insurance placements and self insurance arrangements as well as insurance claims and supporting the business in new business opportunities and contract negotiations.

We now have an opportunity for an enthusiastic risk and insurance professional to be part of this exciting success story and join Jacobs Global Risk Management team. This Senior Risk Analyst role will be based in Glasgow and will work closely with colleagues in Legal, Sales and Operations playing a critical role contract reviews, claims management, insurance renewals and supporting internal clients in the UK and Europe but also internationally.

Job Description:

  • Reviews and evaluates insurance obligations in client engineering contracts and joint venture agreements and develops and reviews supplier obligations.

  • Advising operations on our insurance arrangements, supporting the insurance program in the UK, Europe and elsewhere as required, including the renewal of annual policies and the placement of project specific programs.

  • Develops and manages GRM’s risk management information system.

  • Evaluates losses and potential liabilities to develop and provide notice to insurers.

  • Working with insurance brokers to purchase insurance.

  • Claims handling- Analyses claim information to ensure timely, comprehensive and accurate reporting of matters to insurers.

  • Coordinates and manages communications with underwriters, brokers and external vendors.

  • Other projects and responsibilities as the business may require.


Minimum Education:

  • University or College Degree in a related subject

  • Evidence of continuing education (i.e. industry designations) desired.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:

  • Significant amount of relevant industry experience in insurance/risk management, gained with an international broker, insurer or through an in-house risk management role.

  • Advanced understanding of insurance principles

  • Motivated and happy contributing to the team but also able to work independently as needed.

  • Able to define, analyse and effectively solve problems, seeking guidance as necessary.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and able to advise and influence.

  • Detail orientated and able to produce timely and accurate work.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and experience in the use of software to build reports and analyze data.

  • Discharges responsibilities with integrity and the highest standards of professionalism.


Knowledge of general insurance classes, including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Professional Indemnity

  • General / Public Liability

  • Product Liability

  • Contractors All Risks

  • Pollution Liability

  • Directors and Officers

  • Workers’ Compensation

  • Employers Liability

  • Material Damage

  • Contractors Equipment

  • Motor Liability

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘ BeyondZero ’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as S TEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks , centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Equal Opportunities

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

Req ID: LEG00001Q