Walbec Group





Waukesha, WI

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Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance Director

Construction Resources Management | Waukesha, WI
Full Time

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Construction Resources Management, part of the Walbec Group Company, has a place for a hard working, loyal, and driven person like you. Our value is maximized by working smart and safe as we deliver exceptional quality and seek innovative solutions. Founded on strong ethics, we treat everyone with respect and support ideas that strengthen the communities and customers we serve. We are seeking a Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance Director to continue our tradition of excellence.

The Company:

The Walbec Group of companies is currently in its third generation of family leadership producing high-quality construction materials and delivering unparalleled professional design, engineering, and construction services.

  • Multi-year Milwaukee Business Journal Best Place to Work honoree and a Best Place to Work by Employ Humanity.
  • Multi-year Employ Humanity Best Internship Program honoree
  • Associated with many exciting state, municipal, federal, and commercial projects. Check out our website for a complete list of interesting projects: walbecgroup.com
  • Proud Partner of the Green Bay Packers.

The Position:

The Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance Director is responsible for managing the corporate risk management and insurance programs with a concentration on risk identification, risk transfer and risk financing strategies. This position coordinates closely with estimating/operations/project management, legal, compliance, claims, safety, and human resources while implementing risk management policies and processes to protect company's assets and minimize liability exposures. The core responsibilities include:

  • Procure, manage & administer corporate property and casualty insurance programs as well as Cyber Risk, Management Liability, and Environmental Liability insurance. Manage insurance strategy with brokers including approval of submissions and negotiation of coverage terms and premiums.
  • Strategize claim management improvements including oversight of third-party administrators, insurers, and defense attorneys. Work with claims, legal and insurance companies for overall strategy improvements.
  • Conduct risk identification and measurement through bid and contract reviews, analysis of historical loss data and field audits and visits.
  • Analyze and understand insurable risks and potential risk mitigation opportunities; interact with operational groups to ensure coordination between project activities, exposures, and appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Control risk through contractual risk transfer: review, edit and negotiate contract terms with project GCs and owners, manage contract insurance requirements, and manage the downstream risk transfer in subcontracts/vendor agreements
  • Calculate appropriate risk loads for project bidding teams based on project risks and contract requirements. Negotiate and procure appropriate contract specific insurance coverages to comply with contract insurance requirements, Joint Venture bids, Railroad requirements, Builders Risk insurance, and accompanying certificates of insurance (approx. 2500 issued per year).
  • Review and analyze loss control and safety trend reports and coordinate with Safety to develop appropriate action plans. Provide claim performance data for safety, operations, and management, participate in the development of policy and oversight in specific safety efforts such as fleet safety.
  • Provide insurance-risk related budgets, TCOR forecasts and financial reports including monthly accrual reserve reporting. Analyze annual insurance premiums, exposures and the financial performance of insurance programs. Develop corporate bid rates and premium allocations.
  • Manage all aspects of proposed Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIPs and CCIPs) including analysis of terms & conditions, pricing of bid factors and administration. Function as liaison between project teams, claims, safety and the OCIP. Determine OCIP credits on master programs.
  • Assist with management of corporate surety program coordinating with internal teams and management of broker and underwriter relationships to facilitate timely delivery of project-specific bonds. Interfacing with the broker and surety underwriter with Walbec legal on bond issues and claims.
  • Manage corporate-wide third-party vendor compliance and the flow-down of contractual insurance requirements to subcontractors/material suppliers through the language in our subcontracts and other vendor agreements. Gather the correct agreements and insurance, maintain the vendor tracking system, mail monthly requests and provide ongoing reports to internal users of the vendor.
  • Lead the compilation and development of underwriting data for annual renewal and audit of all insurance programs. Manage and communicate data updates throughout the policy year as needed.
  • Utilize Origami RMIS for the tracking and management of all insurance policies and related data and documentation. Ensure allocation of claims to the appropriate insurance policies within Origami.
  • Develop internal communication strategy to educate business groups on risk management initiatives.

The Benefits:

Team members at the Walbec Group are offered competitive pay and benefits that align with our values while supporting good health and a balanced life now and into the future. Additionally, we offer a range of opportunities for professional development and career growth that help us all to be successful.

We have the usual suspects like dental, vision, life, flex, EAP, PTO and holidays. We are big fans of our "no premium medical plan" and HRA contribution (with participation in wellness initiatives), company-paid short-and long-term disability with company contribution, paid parental leave, profit sharing, and a robust Walbec training program.

The Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in business with emphasis in Risk Management, Insurance, Finance or Accounting preferred. Legal degree or Claims experience a plus.
  • Five or more years of experience in Commercial or Construction Insurance, Risk Management and Surety as a purchaser, broker, underwriter or consultant.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of full Microsoft 360 suite. Origami RMIS and CMiC ERP experience a plus.
  • Effective management of team members, interfacing with peer departments and time management skills.

Why Should You Apply?

First, because we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture here at the Walbec Group. Our leadership understands the unique abilities and differences of our team members drive innovation and growth. When you choose Walbec, you'll be welcomed into a supportive environment where all team members feel heard, respected, and valued.

  • Excellent wages and benefits packages.
  • Job security in our role as an essential company providing infrastructure services.
  • Growth opportunities working alongside and learning from experienced industry professionals.
  • Be involved in innovative and exciting projects throughout the local area and the state.
  • Family-oriented, supportive culture.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!

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