Property & Casualty Risk Engineer

Location Name IL, Naperville
Date Posted
2 weeks ago(2/5/2024 3:34 PM)
Berkley Life Sciences
Primary Location
MA, Boston - 99 Summer Street
IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 3rd Floor
Midwest US Region
Risk Management

Company Details



W. R. Berkley Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company is made up of dedicated and passionate people committed to delivering the highest quality insurance products and services to specialized markets worldwide.


Our culture is one of innovation, creativity, and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the life science marketplace. You will join a highly respected team of experienced, successful professionals with deep expertise in this market as they build the company of the future.


At Berkley Life Sciences we insure the future of life science innovators today.  We do so by serving as a preferred market for the life science industry around the globe, offering a broad range of sophisticated property & casualty products and services designed to meet our customers’ individualized needs. 


The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Property & Casualty Risk Engineer to join our team! You will promote risk management practices to support our Berkley Life Sciences business. You will consult with other departments and develop/execute a business plan focused on enhancing risk management business services to brokers and policy holders. You will also be responsible for collaborating with life science policyholders and their brokers to evaluate risk exposure and deliver loss mitigation services in the areas of property, workers compensation, product liability, auto, and premises liability. We are seeking candidates with general P&C experience, will train in the life sciences sector. 


We are open to fully remote in the United States


Key functions of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and execute a national plan to market and secure partnering with brokers and insureds to deliver traditional risk management business consultations
  • Develop client service educational content in the area of life science business risk management including but not limited to white papers, panel participation, and physical and e- tool platforms  
  • Deliver superior risk management service to clients and brokers nationally; service in many cases will require customization and detail specific to individual customers
  • Actively engage with industry and broker associations
  • Manage national projects related to business risk management initiatives; project work will involve interdepartmental collaboration between underwriting, claims, legal, and marketing 

Note: This is not a traditional loss control position; rather, the successful candidate will be a problem solver, not an 'inspector'.  This role is for a business professional with strong technical and interpersonal skills. 


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in one or more of the following fields of study is required: Safety Management, Risk Management and Insurance, Business Management, Industrial or Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology and/or Science Majors
  • 5+ years of risk management or related experience in the corporate environment, preferably in the life science and P&C insurance industry
  • Professional designations including CSP, CIH, CHMM, CFPS or ARM desired, or must be willing to attain
  • Calm under pressure; you have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks; you are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • The work environment is highly automated and autonomous and requires strong computer skills, including Microsoft office suite, as well as the ability to self-motivate, efficiently manage time, and develop/ execute national goals and objectives independently utilizing the practice of extreme ownership
  • Ability to manage projects, collaborate across multiple disciplines, and prioritize tasks based on short- and long-term objectives of the role, department, and organization
  • Travel approx 25-35% 

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees including:

• Base Salary Range: $75,000 - $130,000
• Eligible to participate in annual discretionary bonus
• Benefits include: Health, dental, vision, dental, life, disability, wellness, paid time off, 401(k) and profit-sharing plans

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Additional Requirements

The application window for this role is estimated to be open through March 31, 2024, but may be extended if necessary. Please submit your application as soon as possible prior to that date.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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