The Director of Risk Management will possess at least 10 years’ experience in management positions of increasing responsibility and a demonstrated record of attainment in a corporate Risk Management Department. Additional professional qualifications and attributes include:
- Direct experience with captive insurance company operations is required.
- Proactive and solution oriented.
- Ability to work collaboratively, cooperatively and effective with all levels in the Company and external business partners.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Assertive and professional with good interpersonal skills.
- Zealous attention to detail.
- Highly organized with excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
- Flexible in the face of shifting priorities.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Understanding the Business
Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general; learns new methods and technologies easily.
Being Open and Receptive
At ease and relaxed; easy to talk to and get to know; listens attentively; is an open book; has a positive sense of humor; deals calmly with stress and gives people a chance to catch up.
Managing Work Processes
Is an effective process, work flow, and systems designer; is good at figuring out what to measure to track progress; sets up systems that can almost manage themselves; is a master at the effectiveness and efficiency of work systems; can quickly diagnose and fix a work flow problem; always looking for incremental process improvement.
Keeping on Point
Can quickly separate the mission-critical from the nice to dos and the trivial; quickly senses what's the next most useful thing to work on; focuses on the critical few tasks that really add value and puts aside or delays the rest.
Demonstrating Personal Flexibility
Open to lifelong, continuous personal improvement; aware of self and impact on others; responsive to feedback; is very flexible; can act in ways that seem contradictory and is adaptable to demand characteristics of different situations.
Managing Diverse Relationships
Relates well to a wide variety of diverse styles, types, and classes; open to differences; effective up, down, sideways, inside, and outside; builds diverse networks; quick to find common ground; treats differences fairly and equitably; treats everyone as a preferred customer.
A bachelor’s degree in Risk Management or Business, and will have earned an Associate of Risk Management (“ARM”) designation. An MBA and Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (“CPCU”) designation are preferred.