Risk Program Analyst III

Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by Columbia Sportswear

Portland, OR 97201
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

As Columbia Sportswear's Risk Program Analyst you'll report to the Director of Risk Management, leading in-depth technical analysis and risk administration for insurance projects and programs. You'll apply advanced concepts, theories, principles and practices to drive analysis, creativity and evaluations of approaches and processes to varied, risk related efforts.


  • Develop and nurture key strategic business relationships in order to provide effective guidance on Risk Management issues to key internal customers.
  • Act as an advisor to the business with respect to insurance coverage terms and conditions, communication of deductibles or self-insurance.
  • Lead the company's global employee health and safety program. Analyse strategies to advance the program; identify areas of deficiency and create/implement programs to match or exceed compliance with governmental requirements and standards.
  • Analyse risks related to events and marketing campaigns (including sweepstakes, outdoor editor/blogger activities, editorial campaigns, road shows, mobile marketing trucks, retail store marketing, and product photo shoots), etc.
  • Lead property loss prevention inspection process to maintain the company's Highly Protected Risk (HPR) status. The duties may include: participation as company representative during inspections of major locations; assist the locations in analyzing structural engineering and housekeeping recommendations; determining the best solution for the location and company; contributing to building the business case including the ROI analysis; and leading the response to the insurance company representative outlining Columbia's response to the recommendations.
  • Review contracts, personal services agreement, including leases, SAAS and other IT agreements to analyse and effectively transfer risk to third parties, while controlling the risks being transferred to Columbia. Verify that adequate insurance coverage is provided and maintained by all parties to a contract.
  • Report, and process 3 rd party casualty and 1 st party workers' compensation claims.


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Risk Management, Organizational Safety Management, Insurance, Industrial Engineering or other related field. Combination of relevant education and experience may substitute for degree completion.
  • 5+ years in Risk analysis/program management, Insurance, Finance, Economics, Law, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Applied knowledge of health and safety programs.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of risk management and loss prevention strategies, domestic and international legal environments, and Highly Protected Risk (HPR) engineering standards based on Factory Mutual (FM) engineering data sheets.
  • Intermediate knowledge of 3 rd party claims management strategies within workers' compensation or casualty coverage lines.
  • ARM, CPCU, AIC or equivalent certification preferred.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

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Reference: 599428182

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