22 Mar, 2024

Risk Engineer – Heavy Industries (Steel, Aluminium, Minerals and Power)

£65,000 - £125,000 yearly
  • Mark Stracey Recruitment
  • UAE or Saudi Arabia
Engineer, Health & Safety Insurance, Risk & Safety

Job Description

£65 to £125, 000 PA Tax Free to include salary and housing allowance. 

Insurance risk         



Our client is a leading player in the International high hazard Insurance sector where it is involved

In cover associated with a variety of challenging areas including oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, LNG, metals, mining, maritime, mass- transport and so on. The organisation’s Gulf hub is enjoying significant client support despite the current global challenges. The successful business offers additional advisory services on a range of Insurance issues such as claims, risk mitigation and business Interruption management.


Our client seeks an engineer with significant Industry experience of metals processing and operations and /or conventional power generation. Areas of interest would include steel and aluminium manufacturing and fossil fuelled power plant and associated heavy machinery (turbines, smelters, crushers, grinders, furnaces, boilers, combustion plant, etc., etc.) The successful candidate is likely to be a degree qualified Mechanical or Chemical Engineer that has worked in metals/power/ heavy industries acquiring excellent knowledge within those sectors of production, operations, maintenance, and technical safety and construction. The successful candidate will function as the engineering representative on key accounts, supporting our client’s executive and broking teams with technical analysis and insights. A key part of the role will be conducting underwriting surveys whose output will be a description of the facilities and their condition, an analysis of loss control features and engineering/financial based loss, and asset replacement cost estimation. Other key deliverables include the production and delivery of training packages and contributing to BCM and ERM type studies.


 As well as a process operations/production background, it is essential that the candidates also bring significant experience/knowledge of at least one of the following:

-          Process Safety

-          Inspection/Asset Integrity/Condition surveys

-          Maintenance, or Inspection/Asset Integrity.

-          Business Interruption /Consequential Loss

-          Additional experience in a construction/project execution type role is also an advantage, but not essential.


General Attributes /Location /Core Requirements

 For all the roles the following attributes would be beneficial, but are not essential:

-          Fluency in Arabic

-          Fluency in French


 All the roles have core requirements which include:

-          Written and verbal Communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work at all levels within a client organisation. Production of the underwriting report following a survey is a key skill.

-          The ability to lead a team of insurance engineers to conduct underwriting surveys, typically between 2 and 5-day duration at client sites

-          For key sites or large sites extended surveys of 10 days are sometimes required

-          Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential

-typically, 70daystravel within EMEA


The role will be awarded on generous local terms which include a tax-free salary, a housing allowance, flights, healthcare, and a terminal bonus.

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward a Word version of their CV to:


Mark Stracey


Mark Stracey Recruitment


E – Mail   markstracey@markstracey.com


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