Insurance Advisor (Maternity Cover) 12-18 months

Aberdeen or Chelmsford
Job Description

This role can be located in either Aberdeen or Chelmsford


Global Marine Systems Ltd currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Insurance Advisor to join the Legal and Contracts Team based in either Aberdeen or Chelmsford.

The position would suit an individual with 10+ years’ experience in the Marine or Energy Sectors. The objectives of the position will be to maximise the benefit of the Group’s Insurance policies through effective negotiations with the Groups long term Brokers and be able to place adequate and review current insurances for marine projects, and for the Group’s corporate Insurances.

The role shall effectively liaise with key stakeholders internally and externally across each of the Strategic Business Units and collaborate to deliver and streamline insurance requirements to Power, Telecoms and Subsea Construction Services

Key Deliverables:

  • Ensure that Global Marine Group have the most cost effective, efficient and broadest insurance cover in place for all its Marine and Non-Marine Insurance policies

  • Review complex insurance policies and highlight areas where there may be unnecessary exposure across the Group

  • Establish and maintain relationships with existing GMG key Insurance Brokers to obtain best in class Insurance provisions for Marine Insurances on Projects   

  • Ensure that all insurance claims are very promptly and effectively processed, negotiated and closed to a high standard

  • Ensure all insurance activities are carried out within budget and report any abnormalities to Head of Department

  • Ensure that appropriate insurance management guidelines, processes and procedures are in place and maintained.

  • Minimise the risk of financial losses across the Insurance spread and make and report on savings where necessary

  • Assist in the Contract review of Insurances Clauses and attend Client meetings where Insurances are being discussed and addressed

  • Identify any Project risks and mitigations to those risks as they arise of at both acquisition and executional stages within Projects and assist in researching the best insurance solution for the further development of new projects.

  • To become involved in any other tasks as identified by Head of Legal to support the Department

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • ACII or CPCU qualified or approaching qualification.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in marine or energy Insurance.

  • An excellent understanding of Global Marine’s business and willingness to learn and take on new ways of working

  • The ability to review and negotiate complex insurance policies in order to mitigate exposing the Group to unacceptable risk.

  • Ability to cope with pressure of working to tight deadlines, strong co-ordination and time management skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to develop long term relationships with internal / external customers, suppliers and internal/external stakeholders across the Group.

About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering and consists of three business units; CWind delivering power cable and asset management services topside and subsea to the offshore renewables and utilities market, Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets and Global Offshore delivering trenching and power cable lay services to the oil & gas industry.

The company has two successful joint ventures in China, SB Submarine Systems and Huawei Marine, demonstrating the true global reach of the company.  The combined experience and knowledge has led to significant embedded intellectual property and an enviable track record.

GMG has an outstanding health & safety record, completing 1.65 million hours worked in 2016, without injury and stands by a core value of safety first.

The company is in a unique position owning one of the world’s largest offshore support vessel fleets. The company has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea cable, which is around 21% of the total installed worldwide.

The Group aspires to achieve its vision ‘Engineering a clean and connected future’.