Risk Management Specialist
Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Wilkinson Asset Management
Risk Management Specialist / Director of Operational Risk
Analyze and manage risk management issues by identifying, measuring, and making decisions on operational risks for an organization. Develops and administers risk management programs. Creates and modifies policies to comply with safety legislation and industry practices. Promotes organization-wide understanding about risks and risk management strategies. Knowledge about legal issues around organization liability and insurance trends. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives and develops policies/procedures to support the infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed real estate and solid knowledge of the overall departmental functions.
- Develop contingency plans to deal with emergencies and disasters, with step by step processes for all property levels.
- Develop disaster recovery plans for physical locations. Establish, maintain, or test call trees to ensure appropriate communication during disaster. Test documented disaster recovery strategies and plans.
- Write reports to summarize testing activities, including descriptions of goals, planning, scheduling, execution, results, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations. Review existing disaster recovery, crisis management, or business continuity plans.
- Coordinates and develops organization-wide programs for risk-free services. Establish, execute and manage a preventive maintenance and risk management program, including budgetary considerations.
- Manage O&M programs for Asbestos andLead Paint including budgetary considerations
- Recommend ways to control or reduce risk using monthly safety meetings and input from field. Create or administer training and awareness presentations or materials.
- Analyze areas of potential risk to the assets or success of organizations.
- Document, and ensure communication of, key risks to executive management and key stakeholders, along with strategies to reduce or remove the risks.
- Maintain input or data quality of risk management systems (IssueTrak).
- Contribute to continued development of risk management system(s).
- Gather risk-related data from internal or external resources. (Follow-up with tickets entered in IssueTrak, determine which category they belong to and who should be notified, continue follow-up until ticket can be satisfactorily closed).
- Meet with internal and external clients to answer queries on subjects such as risk exposure, market scenarios, or values-at-risk calculations.
- Produce reports or presentations that outline findings, explain risk positions, or recommend changes. Recommend or implement methods to monitor, evaluate, or enable resolution of safety, operations, or compliance interruptions.
- Monitor and analyze new legislation to determine impact on risk exposure. (OSHA, HUD, EPA, etc.) Interpret government regulations and applicable codes to ensure compliance.
- Devise scenario analyses reflecting possible severe environmental or hazardous events and provide action plans to site teams
- May act as the liaison to attorneys, insurance companies, and individuals. Investigates any incidences that may result in an asset loss.
- Administration and Management Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
- Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Education and Training Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Clerical Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
- Communications and Media Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
- Telecommunications Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
- Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Systems Analysis Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Systems Evaluation Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
- Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
- Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
- Learning Strategies Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
May require a bachelor's degree.
Typically reports to top management.
Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function.
Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.
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