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Lead Risk Specialist

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Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Southampton, GB, SO16 7PX

Company: Lloyds Register

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.

As a Lead Risk Specialist, you will be carrying out qualitative and quantitative risk analyses to support Maritime Clients with the assessment and management of their risks, including novel technologies and systems to assist them with their decarbonisation journey.


The position will be based in our Southampton Office.


You will:


  • Manage and support projects within MPS Risk Team and ensure they are in accordance with quality system requirements, cost structures and budgetary / contractual requirements. This could include:
    • Facilitating / Chairing qualitative risk studies (e.g. HAZIDs, HAZOPs, FMEAs)
    • Leading or supporting QRAs
    • Completing technical reviews of risk assessments completed by other team members
    • Overseeing process safety projects and deliverables
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • Establish, develop and maintain long-term client relationships, using feedback to continually develop our services, processes / procedures and deliverables.
  • Develop technical proposals for clients, including estimated costs and timescales for delivery.
  • Expand on or develop business opportunities to offer clients and where necessary present / promote these internally and externally.
  • Pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge and awareness.
  • Act as a mentor and technical supervisor to other team members, supporting their development through coaching and effective knowledge transfer.


You will need:


  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years programme) or Qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant sea-going experience as a certificated ship’s officer.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • In depth working experience and technical knowledge in risk management, qualitative and quantitative risk techniques, including significant experience of facilitating / chairing workshops.
  • Customer focussed, proactive and highly motivated to support clients, by meeting their deadlines and regularly updating them on progress
  • Good communication / influencing skills as well as strong team-working and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work, with the ability to produce comprehensive and detailed written reports.
  • Experience in Marine, Oil and Gas and/or Energy Sectors. (desirable)
  • Knowledge of QRA Software (e.g. PHAST / SAFETI). (desirable)
  • Project management experience. (desirable)
  • Functional Safety Qualification. (desirable)


Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register:

Together we are one Lloyd’s Register, committed to developing an inclusive and safe workplace that embraces and celebrates diversity. We strive to ensure that all applicants to LR experience equality of opportunity and fair treatment, because we believe it is the right thing to do. We hope you do too.


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