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Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Senior Risk Engineer

About The Role:

The main duties of this position are to strengthen our Casualty Risk Engineering Services offering in Latin America, develop our risk engineering proposition for liability exposures provided to clients and to assist our underwriting team's internal risk selection process.

The focus of this role will be on risk analysis, providing risk insights and services to our customers and underwriters in Public & Products Liability which requires a sound understanding of all elements of General liability – as well as related risks.

A sound understanding of OH&S, premises safety controls, operational risk mitigation, contractor/sub-contractor inductions & training, quality control procedures & measures, accreditations (ISO's, HACCP, Licensing etc) are essential.


The position particularly entails:

  • Perform risk management consultation, which includes on-site assessments and desk reviews focusing on risk identification and risk reduction implementation strategies.
  • Produce accurate, high-quality consulting reports (incl. external publications to clients), material for education purpose and as technical background information.
  • Support underwriting at client meetings by demonstrating our dedicated risk consultancy / risk engineering approach.
  • Maintain and extend technical and professional expertise to provide current, innovative and costumer focused services.
  • Perform risk monitoring, identifying industry and risk specific threats and trends.
  • Enhance service proposition, risk insights and trend monitoring within an increasing data driven environment.
  • Project oriented work to develop and update risk assessment methodologies, checklists and –tools.
  • Maintain collaborative, professional, consultative, and client-centric relationships; actively facilitate exchange and bring to bear expertise among peers within the organization (locally and across regions).
  • Handle requests with a high level of customer satisfaction.


About the Team:

You will join Risk Engineering Services (RES), an integral element of Underwriting within Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. We enable thorough risk assessment and risk insights along the insurance value chain. Our global team of industry specialists is located all around the world, dedicated to support our clients and all internal business functions with profound expertise and risk knowledge.

To supplement and further strengthen our capabilities in the Latam region, we are looking for a Risk Engineer or Senior Risk Engineer with specific expertise in general liability with profound experience in safety management as well as in industrial processes and operations.

The position is in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


About You:

An ideal candidate should have:

  • At least 8 to 10 years of professional experience: industrial experience, preferably in general manufacturing, warehousing & logistics, Engineering & fabrication, transportation, machinery, and or food/hospitality and operations. Experience in loss control and/ or risk engineering in insurance is a strong plus. Engineering background: university degree in mechanical-, process-, chemical-, general engineering or related subject area. Bachelor (BSc) - (minimum requirement) or Master of Science (MSc).
  • Applied experience in OH&S/EHS (ideally 3+ years) in industrial setting or commercial setting with high human traffic flow.
  • Registered safety officer and/or equivalent recognized certification in OH&S area is a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communications skills, any additional language skills, are a strong plus.
  • Detail-oriented, superior organisational and time management skills, including an ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and highly self-motivated.
  • Experience in an international business environment working with internal and external with clients: interdisciplinary orientation preferred.
  • Strong intercultural sensitivity required.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, remote/virtual team environment as well as in a matrix organization.
  • Business sense, team player, customer commitment & service mindset.
  • Proficient problem solving and process management capabilities; willingness to constantly broaden and enhance own scope of expertise according to business needs.
  • Deep knowledge of digital office tools and basic knowledge in data analytics.
  • Fluent in Portuguese, English is a must. Spanish is a strong plus


About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.


Keywords: RIsk Engineer; Casualty 

Reference Code: 123494 



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