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Risk Consultant

Insurance Australia Group
Dunedin Dunedin, Otago Otago, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Make a difference as a Risk Consultant.

Join the largest insurance group in Aotearoa|New Zealand and Australia. We're here for you. Are you ready?


We have a permanent full-time opportunity for a Risk Consultant to support our Risk Advisory team.

In this role, you will create a positive customer experience in all interactions and seek to share observations and viable solutions to hazards with our customers.

As a Risk Consultant, you make a direct contribution to the profitability and continued success of our customers businesses by improving their risk profile with your timely professional communication on the likelihood and consequence of potential Material Damage, Business Interruption, Machinery Breakdown, and other risks.

With significant travel required across Dunedin, your ability manage expenses and drive cost and time efficiencies whilst using a company vehicle requires a degree of flexibility with working hours.

What you will do:
  • Site inspections, risk analysis and reporting.
  • Proactively negotiate with customers to improve risks and business continuity.
  • Act as a Risk Advocate and Technical Leader
  • Facilitate the implementation of agreed risk improvements.
  • Maintain superior customer service through regular interaction with branch underwriters.
  • Negotiate risk improvements and process for supply of risk improvement services via the preferred supplier network.
  • Complete post loss surveys or other work as required.
  • Provide technical advice to clients and sales stream staff on best practice loss prevention techniques.
  • Complete all projects and related work as required to support the larger Commercial Underwriting team
  • Provide feedback on risk trends or issues observed during client meetings or happening in the field

Skills & Experience:
  • Understanding of the basic principles of insurance
  • Knowledge of risk consulting and risk management
  • Underwriting, Account Management or Claims experience
  • Experience in providing risk control advice
  • Experience in maintaining relationships with external suppliers and clients
  • Ability to quantify potential risk improvement costs and negotiate (i.e., sell) implementation with insured or prospect
  • Working towards tertiary qualification; insurance, risk management or related engineering discipline.


IAG is not only the largest general insurance group in Aotearoa|New Zealand and Australia, underwriting over $AUD13 billion of premium per annum, we're also a tech and research facility, a hub for climate change experts and a centre of resilience design. We chat over coffee with customers, advocate for them in the corridors of Parliament and back them up in the community when life's moments hit hardest.

You'll know our brands - AMI, NZI, State Insurance, NRMA Insurance, CGU and WFI to name a few. Together they turn our IAG purpose of making your world safer into action by helping, supporting ambitions and making insurance accessible.

When you join IAG, you're not joining one brand. You're joining a large purpose-led, Trans-Tasman group dedicated to making your world a safer place.

We're ready to grow your career, acknowledge every part of you, recognise your brilliance, lead you with purpose and help you live your own purpose through us.

At IAG, you'll enjoy:
  • Flexibility and support so you can live life to the full.
  • Work in a team who care about people and community.
  • Receive meaningful recognition through an award-winning system.
  • Keep your skills current and accredited with the IAG Academy portal.

We acknowledge Tāngata Whenua in Aotearoa (NZ) and are committed to growing Māori prosperity and well-being in Aotearoa through He Rautaki Māori (IAG's Māori Strategy).

We're ready for you. Apply today.

Applications close on 12 January 2024 23:59 AEST

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