Join us at JBA

Our people are global leaders in flood risk management and experts in their fields, from software development and catastrophe modelling to flood mapping and GIS. This collaboration of scientists, hydrologists, mathematicians and engineers creates an environment of inclusivity, innovation and cooperation, making our company a great place to work.

We value the passion of our staff and the expertise they provide for our clients, enabling some of the world’s largest insurers, reinsurers and governments to effectively manage their flood risk, and our success can only happen through the dedication of our team. 

The latest vacancies are displayed below. If you would like to apply for one of the advertised vacancies, please download the application form and follow the instructions. If there are no vacancies currently being advertised, we would be happy to hear from you if you have the passion and skills to thrive in our fantastic company, particularly in the areas of catastrophe modelling, hydrology, flood mapping and flood modelling. Please send Charlotte Parker your CV and a cover letter explaining your skills and why you want to work for us.

Open positions

Catastrophe Risk Analyst
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Closing Date: 30 October 2020

What we can offer you

To continue the success of our staff, we provide a generous training budget and support for personal and professional development, as well as a full benefits package.

Personal Development

Our success depends on the innovation and passion of our staff, which is why we strive to promote continued learning and development for each employee.

Each staff member receives a generous training budget, personal development plan, and support from team leaders to pursue aspects of development in their field. We will also cover the cost of membership fees to one relevant professional institution at chartered level, as well as one professional chartered affiliation. We support our employees in publishing scientific papers and can offer emolument.

We’re also aware that learning and development doesn’t just happen through a formal course. We value collaboration between teams and offer informal lunch time learning sessions, mentoring opportunities, conference visits, webinars and more, to ensure our staff remain global leaders.

You’ll have a JBA Induction when you join the business, allowing you to get to know your colleagues, the business and our customers.

Our Benefits

The wellbeing of our employees is extremely important to us and we provide a generous benefits package to enable you to work at your best.

We offer flexible working hours and an annual leave provision that increases with length of service. We also offer employees the option to buy and sell annual leave.

Further benefits include:

  • Competitive pension
  • Life insurance
  • Medical assistance scheme, including Second Medical Opinion, Employee Assistance Services and free Flu vaccines
  • Occupational maternity, paternity and adoption pay scheme
  • Payroll Giving
  • Income protection
  • Sustainable travel rewards
  • Social activities fund

As we are an employee-owned organisation with no shareholders to pay, we also offer an annual employee bonus.

Equal opportunities

It is JBA's policy as an employer to comply with our statutory obligations under UK law and to be a best practice employer.

We do not treat one group of people less favourably than others because of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

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Note to agencies:
 prefers to recruit candidates directly, rather than through a third party recruiter or agency. We will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a signed recruiting agreement in place between us and the recruiter or agency prior to the submittal, and the candidate is submitted for a specific requisition. In the case of a candidate(s) being submitted or presented to us by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement, JBA explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

& Clients We
Work With

We value collaboration and sharing which is why we work with a wide range of clients every day. From major insurers, reinsurers and resellers to governments, property search companies and mortgage surveyors, we are committed to providing the right information for your business to manage and mitigate risk.

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Our flood maps, pricing data and catastrophe models can be used at the point of underwriting and risk selection across the property market.


Our data is used by some of the world’s largest reinsurers to manage their global flood risk, enabling consistent reinsurance pricing, capital management and portfolio design.

Parametric Insurance

JBA is uniquely placed to offer high resolution flood data to support global parametric product structuring and monitoring.

Property Search & Mortgage Sectors

We work with the property search and mortgage sectors to assess flood risk at a local level, with our maps allowing you to analyse at building and site level for flood exposure.

International Development

Our flood data helps organisations across the International Development sector to improve awareness and management of flooding, and supports the implementation of mitigating strategies to reduce risk and increase resilience.

News &

News Global Flood Model released on Nasdaq Risk Modelling

We are delighted to announce our collaboration with Nasdaq to make JBA’s cutting-edge Global Flood Model available on Nasdaq Risk Modelling for Catastrophes, the multi-vendor catastrophe modelling platform for the insurance industry.

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News Continental Europe 5m Flood Maps release

The JBA 5m Continental Europe flood maps are the highest resolution available at national scale for improved flood risk assessment across the region.

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Blog Forecasting a change in flood risk management

A critical insight into the effectiveness of flood forecasting based on recent UK flood events.

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Blog “Every building is in a flood zone”

We explore key takeaways from 2020's online US National Flood Conference, from the state of the private flood insurance market and urban flooding to future risks under climate change.

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