Insurance Advisor

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Work Location
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Department / Discipline
Risk Management & Insurance
Additional Work Location
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting an Insurance Advisor to support the placement and management of an adequate, appropriate and economic global insurance programme and in practical and contractual risk management and/or other risk transfer techniques to protect assets and earnings against loss. The Insurance Advisor will provide expertise across the full range of insurance products, encompassing; property, liability, financial lines and employee benefit insurances. Although this role will ideally be based in Knutsford, we may be able to offer flexibility on other UK locations, including considering a hybrid/home office approach. Key responsibilities for this role include: 

  • Contribute to the delivery of group insurance programme within insurance and departmental budget 
  • Act as focal point for the provision of day-to-day insurance, risk management advice and governance to Wood's business units in the Western Hemisphere and globally as required
  • Arrange the placement of western hemisphere-specific insurance policies (e.g. US Worker’s Compensation, US & Canadian Auto, US Builder’s Risks & Contractor’s Equipment) including annual insurances and country / project / company / JV specific insurances
  • Support the placement, renewal and all aspects of all global casualty (e.g. General/Third Party Liability, Professional Indemnity/Liability, Employer’s Liability, Pollution Liability) classes of insurance including presentations to brokers, insurers, Wood’s captive insurers, negotiation of terms, placement, and ensuring contract certainty
  • Work closely with insurance brokers and other external providers to ensure timely Issuance of insurance documentation / certification in compliance with customer’s contractual requirements and responses to referred queries and requests for insurance quotations
  • Specific responsibility for data collection, disclosure and renewal of certain insurance policies as directed by Insurance Manager
  • Input to global master insurance programme and main annual insurance renewal process as required by Group Head of Insurance and Insurance Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level 
  • Progressing toward CII qualification or equivalent 

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Broad insurance expertise 
  • Experience gained with a Broker, Insurer or Risk Management role within a company
  • Knowledge of multi-national insurance programmes

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, with keen attention to detail
  • Organised and able to work on own initiative 
  • Confidence to deliver advice, training and challenge to the business
  • The ability to contribute and deliver as part of a small, highly professional team

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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