Risk Surveyor

  • Location: Dublin
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Working hours: 35 hours a week Monday to Friday (Flexibility around working hours)
  • Application end date: 31/01/22

About the role

The role holder will act as trusted advisor to internal and external stakeholders, in the delivery of risk services supporting Ecclesiastical Ireland’s ambitions for profitable growth

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively build positive internal and external relationships to facilitate the delivery of exceptional service as part of Ecclesiastical’s Risk Management team
  • Work collaboratively with Business Development, Claims, Underwriting and the wider business to support the free exchange of technical risk information and achievement of business initiatives/objectives
  • Undertake desktop and on-site valuation and/or risk management survey assessments in line with agreed survey authorities 
  • Produce suitable valuation, risk survey and risk improvement reports in accordance with published guidelines, to a professional standard and delivered in a timely manner
  • Plan, prioritise and manage individual workloads to enable efficient delivery to agreed service standards.
  • Act as lead Surveyor on Key Accounts delivering the additional services prescribed.
  • Promote/support the Ecclesiastical Risk proposition through attendance at/delivery of ‘Risk’ workshops/seminars to brokers, customers and sector bodies, as required by the business 
  • Proactively contribute risk insight to internal and external events, communications and publications
  • Proactively share knowledge, expertise, loss and risk insight with colleagues across the organisation, including delivery of training on risk management 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience in fire (and non-fire perils), theft, business interruption and liability insurance risk surveys  
  • ACII or firm commitment to achieve this within an agreed period (MDI qualification as a minimum) + relevant Health & Safety qualification 
  • Good appreciation of buildings architecture, design, construction and fire detection, protection and suppression systems
  • Excellent technical underwriting knowledge or extensive property damage claims handling/loss adjusting experience
  • Quantity Surveying qualification desirable
  • Ability to accurately calculate a building (and where appropriate contents) valuation/sum insured on a reinstatement and/or restoration basis, and all necessary maximum loss scenarios is desirable; valuation training will be provided  
  • Ability to analyse an organisation/location and identify resilience or vulnerabilities in respect of insured perils 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and apply learning to benefit own on the job contribution
  • Self-starter, able to manage own workload and multiple priorities 
  • Full clean driving licence 


  • Customer advocacy 
  • Personal responsibility 
  • Thinking & engaging clearly
  • Building collaboration 
  • Delivering ambitious performance
  • Driving business improvement 
Applications (CV and cover note) should be emailed to: recruitment@ecclesiastical.com