Downstream Oil & Petrochemical and Chemical - Account Engineer

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
04 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Due to expanding activity, AIG are seeking to hire a downstream oil & petrochemical and chemical risk engineer to join their London Account Engineering team which is part of AIGs Client Risk Solutions department.  The role will require working with underwriters, brokers and clients to arrange and provide risk assessment and engineering support services for AIG clients operating downstream oil & petrochemical (O&P) and chemical plants.

Key Responsibilities -

- Develop, coordinate and deliver survey programs for account risk assessment.

- Produce Account Reviews and global risk engineering support for Underwriters.

- Develop, coordinate and deliver service plans to meet client needs including stewardship meetings.

- Improve the risk quality of accounts by influencing site and corporate loss prevention practices

- Perform field surveys of downstream O&P and chemical sites including:

- Review relevant department activities to verify risk mitigation approaches

- Provide clients with risk improvement advice to prevent/mitigate potential losses

- Present survey results to site management

- Produce AIG internal and market survey report writing in an accurate and timely fashion

- Determine loss scenarios

- Calculate, review and approve property and business interruption loss estimation

- Utilise AIG risk rating tools for Underwriting

- Carry out desk top reviews, interpreting and summarising of third party survey report information

- Define testing & commissioning requirements for transfer from construction to operational cover

- Attend market meetings with Underwriters to provide technical support and guidance

- Work with underwriters, claims & engineering teams to develop tailored client risk solutions and multi-line insurance offerings for clients.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent, ideally chartered or working towards this.
  • Extensive industrial operations experience in downstream O&P and chemical facilities.
  • Knowledge of engineering concepts, practices, procedures and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of the application of Process Safety Management in plant operations.
  • Experience of risk engineering, auditing or loss prevention skills.
  • Excellent presentation and client facing skills.

Previous experience of working for a major insurance carrier or broker would be an advantage, as would other languages.

This role requires travel and will involve international travel for up to 90 days per year.