Supply Chain Risk Consultant / Risk Engineer – Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time

Location: Home-Based with travel
We are offering a salary up to £60,000 for this role, depending on experience.
22 Sep 2021
15 Oct 2021
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Supply Chain Risk Consultant / Risk Engineer – Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time

Location: Home-Based with travel

Closing date: Friday 15th October 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Chain expert to join our diverse and passionate team.

Zurich Resilience Solutions is pivotal to supporting our customers internally and externally with market leading risk management solutions. We utilise our insight and expertise to assist our customers in making critical and complex supply chains more efficient and resilient.

This role is fantastically diverse and rewarding, recent events have placed unprecedented strain on supply chains and at Zurich Resilience Solutions we need experienced people to assist customers ensuring that the right goods, equipment and/or services are available at the right location at the right time.

Not only do we assist in best practice reviews of processes and operating models, we also help customers to deploy leading technology solutions that utilise data driven insight to make improved supply chain decisions, improve resilience of the supply chain and deliver processes in a more efficient way to reduce operating costs – we go beyond insurance transfer.

Ideally, you’ll be working in a consulting role with robust experience in supply chain. It would be desirable if you have experience in technology enabled supply chain transformations, this could be within corporate organisations, local authority or charities. An insurance background is not necessary.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist customers with understanding and assessing the impact of their supply chain risk and identify risks before they happen
  • Advise customers on mitigation of risk and support in the event of an issue or risk event
  • Work with our strategic partners to develop and deliver supply chain services to our customers
  • Lead and support key supply chain projects across the UK
  • Work with key internal stakeholders to effectively manage supply chain risks and embed supply chain risk management processes
  • Assist in shaping the future of supply chain risk management both Globally and within the UK.
  • Build trusted relationships and promote collaborative teamwork, seeking diverse perspectives from internal and external partners
  • Tailor solutions in the best interests of our customers, understanding the evolving landscape and future needs

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • In-depth understanding of supply chain management and its practical implementation
  • Experience of working with complex supply chains
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in advising on supply chain management and associated risks.
  • Proven knowledge in identifying areas of improvement to drive protection and resilience across the supply chain
  • Consultancy delivery
  • Practical experience and technical expertise in one or more of the following fields:   
    • Supply chain risk management
    • Procurement
    • Logistics
    • Contingent Business Interruption
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPs) and/or related risk professional body

The Reward:

We are offering a salary up to £60,000 for this role, depending on experience.  Additionally, we have a great benefits package that supports this:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the ability to buy/sell additional days
  • 3 paid volunteering days
  • Company car via Zenith  
  • 12% pension contribution
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Private medical cover
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments

In addition to the above Zurich off a wide range of other benefits including flexible working, shared parental leave, company wellbeing programme and much more.

This role is available full-time, as a job-share or part-time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.

Who we are:

With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.


You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Further information:

At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.

Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.

With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.

We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.

We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.