Disaster Risk Analyst - Earthquake / Landslide / Tsunami (2-8 years)

Location: Mumbai
Discipline: Research
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Nishant Sharma

Contact email: nishant.sharma@crescendogroup.in
Job ref: 37090
Published: 6 days ago

Disaster Risk Analyst - Earthquake / Landslide / Tsunami (1-8 years)

Job opportunity for PhD holders having at least 1 year of experience in development and assessment of Earthquake / Landslide / Tsunami / Soil liquefaction risk metrics /models as part of Climate and Resilience Hub, including:

  • Development and assessment of climate change impacts on Landslide, Subsidence (soil-liquefaction) and Tsunami risk.

  • Evaluation of Earthquake / Landslide / Tsunami / Soil liquefaction hazard profiles from scientific research / vendor models

  • Development of in-house qualitative and quantitative risk assessment tools/methodologies

Your Employer: A leading, global group with a strong foothold in specialty financial services serving millions of customers across the full spectrum.

The person will also be providing high quality consulting and technical services to corporate and financial sector clients across the world, collaborating with colleagues across global hubs.


  • PhD in Earth science, Seismological, Geophysics, or similar fields

  • 1 - 8 years of relevant experience

  • Strong analytical, science and/or mathematical-based background with proven experience in the field of natural hazards and climate change risk

  • Hands-on experience with climate models (i.e., CMIP, GCMs, RCMs, etc.).

  • Proficient in python / R

  • Knowledge of climate risk assessments, understanding of climate uncertainty

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Creative and able to work in a highly dynamic environment ensuring outputs are robust and quality assured

  • Can manage expectations effectively and support the team under pressure

  • Can work to specifications and instructions, but also adaptable to specific project needs

  • Has a passion for solving the global climate emergency.


  • Experience with traditional GIS software: ArcGIS or QGIS.

  • Experience working in coding development environments

  • Experience with exposure and vulnerability databases and data cleansing / validation

  • Experience with climate transition risk data and models

  • Experience with statistical analysis tools

  • Experience working with Linux and command line scripting

What is in it for you?

An opportunity to work with global clientele in a fast-paced environment with a growth oriented & enthusiastic team.

Reach us

If you think that this role will add value to your career, kindly write me an email along with your updated CV on Nishant.sharma@crescendogroup.in


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