Our client, a leading insurer, is looking for a chartered civil engineer with technical and site based insight to advise on complex civil engineering risks. Their London office has a construction book of around two hundred projects and is the company’s centre of excellence for civil engineering.  You will be joining a team of five underwriters to provide dedicated technical/ construction expertise with a focus on high value international projects, predominantly rail, ports & harbours, energy, bridges and tunnels. From your base in the City of London, there will be the requirement to make regular overseas visits. Live projects are usually visited twice during the construction period to identify what risk management improvements can be made and to report on progress. Typically, this amounts to one or two visits per month. You will be working in a modern, highly resourced environment in a team with a strong culture of co-operation.

Duties; Conducting technical reviews and advising underwriters in London and overseas offices, providing technical input on claims and loss adjusters reports to identify areas for claims mitigation,  and areas where lessons can be learnt. Participation in new and renewal business development.

About you, A chartered engineer –or nearing status chartered –  with a consulting or contracting background, this should include some exposure to heavy civil or industrial projects.  Operating at senior engineer, site manager, project manager level or equivalent with site based experience and technical insight. An accomplished communicator with good interpersonal skills. You should be capable of conveying complex information to non-technical colleagues, especially underwriters and clients. Previous insurance experience is not required.

To apply, or for more information simply email Lethaby & Cook’s engineering recruitment manager, Paul Cook at mailto:paul@lethabyandcook.co.uk, or call him on 020 8563 0596.