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Lead Technical Specialist, Risk Assessment

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Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Hamburg, DE, 20457

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:34858

Location:Hamburg : Überseeallee 10  

Position Category:Engineering

Position Type:Employee Regular


Lead Technical Specialist, Risk Assessment (m/w/d)


We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance & consultancy services to the marine & offshore industry, helping our customers design, construct & operate their assets to the highest levels of safety & performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel & innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Are you committed to a career in marine/offshore? And equally committed to the race to net zero? Then there is simply no better place to work. 

It was more than 260 years ago that Lloyd’s Register set up the world’s first marine classification society. We were ahead of our time then, and today, we are still leading the way – with a clear focus on energy transformation within marine and offshore.


Our clients look to us to balance performance, safety and the drive to decarbonisation; and our unique mix of expertise, innovation and technical research capability is set to make a big impact. We now need more expert hands on board to help us do it.


Role purpose


Contribute day-to-day specialist knowledge within their discipline and co-ordinate risk-based projects to provide focused support to internal and external clients, as part of LR’s global network of risk assessment specialists. Determine solutions for problems, within their discipline, where the parameters are not well defined and where previous experience does not provide any precedent.


You will:

  • In-line with direction from the GHoT for Risk Assessment, advise colleagues, regulators and industry on LR’s Risk Based Certification (RBC) process - used to certify designs where risk assessment is used as part of safety justifications for classification.
  • In-line with direction from the GHoT for Risk Assessment, support TSO colleagues and surveyors (across all regions) in understanding the implementation, need and benefits of the RBC process.
  • In-line with direction from the GHoT for Risk Assessment, support TSO colleagues and surveyors (across all regions) by co-ordinating the RBC process for key projects; ensuring appropriate technical input and review at each RBC stage.
  • In-line with direction from the GHoT for Risk Assessment, support TSO colleagues and surveyors (across all regions) by actively managing the RBC Actions Register (within LR); and with colleagues, seek solutions to close-out actions to the satisfaction of LR, flag and the client.
  • Determine and/or advise on appropriate risk assessment approaches across LR’s maritime activities.
  • Assist with development of rules on alternative fuels and new technologies.
  • Pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline knowledge and awareness.
  • Mentor/coach other employees, as appropriate, to achieve effective knowledge transfer and application.
  • Make recommendations based on internal/external client feedback to assist in service delivery improvement and to help build the business.
  • Undertake administration as required in line with current processes and procedures.


You will need:

  • A degree or master’s equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within a relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of three years’ programme).
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Chartered Engineer status (preferrable).
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment techniques/process safety, including extensive experience of its application within the maritime, offshore and/or transport sectors.



  • Company Car 
  • Company Credit Card 
  • Bonus
  • 30 Days Vacation 
  • 36 hours per week
  • Pension Scheme 







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