Travelers Field Director, RC in Denver, Colorado



Field Director, RC

Target Openings:


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Manages Risk Control staff in territory ensuring the appropriate technical resource is assigned and efficiently deployed. Completes ongoing performance feedback and gives honest, constructive and timely feedback to staff. Produces all interim and year-end formal reviews. Works with staff to develop and monitor individual development plans Manages quality through co-surveys and survey/file reviews with staff as required by our formal Quality Assurance (QA) process. Maintain timely, frequent and relevant communications with direct manager (2VP) and business partner leadership. Effectively manages local strategies and objectives to maintain optimal relationships with brokers and agencies. Coordinates training for local staff in conjunction with regional initiatives, business partner plans, emerging issues and market changes Attends and participates as appropriate in regional and local office business meetings Collaborates with business partners to ensure Risk Control products and resources are leveraged. May conduct risk control assessments or marketing presentations at client locations as needed in support of our business. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory environment and emerging safety issues Perform other duties as assigned.

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Environmental/Work Schedules/Other:

Environmental Exposure to Excess Noise (Occasionally) Exposure to Variable Weather Conditions (Frequently) Operate or work around moving machinery (Frequently) Other Travel (Frequently)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Demonstrated successful management experience leading both on site and remote employees Experience in leading large, diverse groups including leading other leaders

Job Category:

Risk Control

Marketing Description:

We have an exciting opportunity available in our Construction Risk Control Business Unit for a Field Director or Managing Risk Control Consultant. This position will directly support our Northwest region Underwriting in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Alaska, and Hawaii. This person will deliver Construction Risk Control expertise to our customers that will aid in reducing their losses through our industry leading resources and subject matter experts. We are at the forefront of utilizing technology with our customers to help them reduce their construction exposures. A bachelor’s degree is preferred with extensive construction background. Level of leadership experience will dictate team size, with direct reports ranging from 3-10 Risk Control Consultants.

Job Summary:

Reports to 2VP, Risk Control Under broad oversight, attracts, recruits, coaches, trains, develops and retains top Risk Control talent. Manages work assignments for staff in assigned territory, completes performance reviews with input from 2VP, guides staff on skill development, and acts as Risk Control liaison to local business partners. Manages relationships with business partners, including, underwriting, claim and other risk control disciplines. Supports the acquisition, retention and profitability of our business through engagement with agents/brokers and customers. Implements strategies aligned with business unit objectives to grow a profitable book of business. Monitors expenses and provides input on compensation, bonuses, and budgetary matters. This job is a Manager: Responsible for setting work objectives and goals for employees and managing their performance. Typically involved in compensation decisions. Employees have a formal reporting relationship to this job. This job works under Broad Oversight: Receives guidance in terms of broad goals and overall objectives and establishes the methods to attain them. Generally the incumbent is in charge of an area of work and typically formulates policy for this area, but may have final authority for approving policy.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Graduate degree in a related field preferred 3+ years management experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

Sitting (Can stand at will) (Frequently) Standing (Frequently) Climbing unprotected heights (ladder, rooftop, stairs, loading dock) (Frequently) Driving (Frequently) Walking on surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable. Walking on surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable.

Minimum Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree preferably in the areas of science, occupational safety and health, engineering or risk management required and 8+ years Risk Control or related experience required OR 12+ years Risk Control or related experience required. Valid Driver's License required. Proven ability to strategically plan while maximizing performance in the short term required. Risk Control experience within the P&C industry required. Demonstrated technical aptitude required. Superior Communication skills required. Ability to establish credibility quickly required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Licensing or Certificates:

Recognized related professional designations (such as ASP, CSP, ARM, etc.)

Primary Location:

Rancho Cordova - California - United States

Secondary Location:

Denver - Colorado - United States, Walnut Creek - California - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.