Risk Specialist

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Date: 30 May 2023

Location: Southampton, GB, SO53 3RY

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:37685
Location:Southampton : Hampshire House  
Position Category:Risk Management
Position Type:Employee Regular

Risk Specialist


Lloyd’s Register

Location:  Southampton, UK 


What we’re looking for

The role will involve carrying out qualitative and quantitative risk analyses to support Maritime Clients with the management of their risks, including the assessment of novel technologies and systems to assist them with their decarbonisation and digitalisation journey.

This is a regular full-time position.


What we offer you


  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid Annual leave
  • Company Pension
  • Flexible ways of working
  • Growth opportunities for career development


The role

  • To support projects within the Maritime Performance Services (MPS) Hazard, Risk & Reliability Team. This could include:
  • Assisting the Facilitator / Chairperson with qualitative risk studies (e.g. HAZIDs, HAZOPs, FMEAs) including Scribing.
  • Supporting clients with alternative design & arrangement projects through the application of Lloyd’s Register’s Risk Based Certification (RBC) Process.
  • Performing Quantitative Risk Assessments (QRAs).
  • To conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.
  • To establish, develop and maintain long-term client relationships, through the resolution of their technical challenges through a combination of problem solving activities, collaborating with LR’s team of global specialists.
  • To develop technical proposals for clients, including estimated costs and timescales for delivery, and ensuring these are continually reviewed and monitored through the project planning and execution phases.
  • To expand on or develop business opportunities to offer clients and where necessary present / promote these internally and externally.
  • To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of integrity, knowledge and awareness.



  What you bring


  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering, risk management 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, working towards achieving Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status.
  • An interest and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative risk assessment techniques.
  • Would suit candidates who have recently completed their education or those who have a couple of years’ experience working within the maritime, offshore or similar industry.
  • Customer focussed, proactive and highly motivated to support the LR Teams and clients, by meeting (sometimes challenging) deadlines and regularly updating them on progress
  • Strong team-working and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work, with the ability to produce comprehensive and detailed written reports.
  • Good IT skills / programming experience would be considered a plus
  • Knowledge of and Risk Software (e.g. PHA Pro / RISK CURVES / EFFECTS / FLACS / PHAST / SAFETI). (desirable)



About us

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

Be a part of 

Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place.  



Want to apply 

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 

If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy.


We care, we share, we do the right thing 


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.



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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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