Risk and Insurance Manager

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for a Risk and Insurance Manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in the Staff Relations Division under the Director's Office. This role will provide professional knowledge and expertise and will serve as a consultant for all aspects of risk management for the Laboratory, in the functional areas of loss control, safety, loss prevention, training, claims mitigation/claims management with an emphasis in workers compensation, and insurance.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, and effectiveness of a comprehensive Risk Management Program across the Laboratory, linking plans with LLNL's organizational mission as well as leadership goals and objectives. Risk Management programs will be directed to the identification, analysis, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives to reduce risk, prevent and control exposures arising from operations and activities. The selected candidate will coordinate with other functional areas in responding to crisis situations and adverse outcomes; create, apply, and monitor facility level safety programs such as disaster recovery, emergency evacuation, needle stick prevention, fire safety, etc.; develop and implement a strategic plan for the management of the Workers' Compensation/Employee Injury program and claims; plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal OSHA and healthcare rules and regulations. The successful candidate must maintain the utmost integrity, professionalism, and strict confidentiality at all time.

In this role you will

  • Lead, plan, manage, oversee and drive Laboratory-wide loss control initiatives to develop Laboratory safety culture and awareness and to decrease claim costs and frequency, ensuring strategic deliverables and actions that enable the business requirement of the Laboratory.
  • Responsible for overall management and administration of all Laboratory insurance claims, including worker's compensation, general liability, auto liability claims, and special risk insurance.
  • Analyze loss control trends and provide strategic guidance to management for implementing specific solutions and programs.
  • Provide monthly communication as required on emerging risks and delivery of the required annual reports to the Livermore Site Office Contractor Officer.
  • Develop and deliver training modules to support safety and risk management initiatives.
  • Lead, plan, manage and oversee the complete renewal process for corporate insurance policies that may include: worker's compensation, general liability, property, umbrella, foreign package, auto, crime, employment practices, directors & officers, and errors & omissions.
  • Participate in Return to Work and Illness and Injury Prevention Programs in order to provide the workers' compensation program perspective.
  • Lead, manage, and oversee compliance with OSHA, federal and state regulations concerning safety related requirements.
  • Serve as a consultant providing strategic guidance to stakeholders including the Deputy Director, PAD for Operations and Business, General Counsel, Prime Contract Manager, and the NNSA Site Office Contracting Officers.
  • Serve as a project leader on significant programs/projects.
  • Responsible for Contract 44 requirements concerning insurance programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Expert knowledge and significant experience in managing an enterprise workers' compensation program.
  • Expert knowledge, understanding, and significant experience in risk management and application of risk management principles for diverse, significant, and unique situations.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of legal principles of tort with experience applying in a variety of situations.
  • Significant experience applying related applicable federal/state laws.
  • strong and effective interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence across functional lines.
  • Advanced communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with parties who may have different and/or conflicting interests and interpretations.
  • Superior skills in conflict resolution and meeting facilitation.
  • Experience and success in developing training modules and presenting information to large groups of diverse audiences.
  • Experience in project management, handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven statistical analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various software applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience working with management in a partnership environment
  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.

Desired Qualifications

  • MBA or other post graduate degree desirable; and Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), or other related professional designations desirable.
  • Experience in implementing an Enterprise Risk Management System highly desired.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above). If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form.

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We have an opening for a Risk and Insurance Manager for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in the Staff Relations Division under the Director's Office. This role will provide professional knowledge and expertise and will serve as a consultant for all aspects of risk management for the Laboratory, in the functional areas of loss control, safety, loss prevention, training, claims mitigation/claims management with an emphasis in workers compensation, and insurance.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, and effectiveness of a comprehensive Risk Management Program across the Laboratory, linking plans with LLNL's organizational mission as well as leadership goals and objectives. Risk Management programs will be directed to the identification, analysis, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives to reduce risk, prevent and control exposures arising from operations and activities. The selected candidate will coordinate with other functional areas in responding to crisis situations and adverse outcomes; create, apply, and monitor facility level safety programs such as disaster recovery, emergency evacuation, needle stick prevention, fire safety, etc.; develop and implement a strategic plan for the management of the Workers' Compensation/Employee Injury program and claims; plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal OSHA and healthcare rules and regulations. The successful candidate must maintain the utmost integrity, professionalism, and strict confidentiality at all time.

In this role you will

  • Lead, plan, manage, oversee and drive Laboratory-wide loss control initiatives to develop Laboratory safety culture and awareness and to decrease claim costs and frequency, ensuring strategic deliverables and actions that enable the business requirement of the Laboratory.
  • Responsible for overall management and administration of all Laboratory insurance claims, including worker's compensation, general liability, auto liability claims, and special risk insurance.
  • Analyze loss control trends and provide strategic guidance to management for implementing specific solutions and programs.
  • Provide monthly communication as required on emerging risks and delivery of the required annual reports to the Livermore Site Office Contractor Officer.
  • Develop and deliver training modules to support safety and risk management initiatives.
  • Lead, plan, manage and oversee the complete renewal process for corporate insurance policies that may include: worker's compensation, general liability, property, umbrella, foreign package, auto, crime, employment practices, directors & officers, and errors & omissions.
  • Participate in Return to Work and Illness and Injury Prevention Programs in order to provide the workers' compensation program perspective.
  • Lead, manage, and oversee compliance with OSHA, federal and state regulations concerning safety related requirements.
  • Serve as a consultant providing strategic guidance to stakeholders including the Deputy Director, PAD for Operations and Business, General Counsel, Prime Contract Manager, and the NNSA Site Office Contracting Officers.
  • Serve as a project leader on significant programs/projects.
  • Responsible for Contract 44 requirements concerning insurance programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Expert knowledge and significant experience in managing an enterprise workers' compensation program.
  • Expert knowledge, understanding, and significant experience in risk management and application of risk management principles for diverse, significant, and unique situations.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of legal principles of tort with experience applying in a variety of situations.
  • Significant experience applying related applicable federal/state laws.
  • strong and effective interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence across functional lines.
  • Advanced communication skills, both verbally and in writing, with parties who may have different and/or conflicting interests and interpretations.
  • Superior skills in conflict resolution and meeting facilitation.
  • Experience and success in developing training modules and presenting information to large groups of diverse audiences.
  • Experience in project management, handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven statistical analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various software applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience working with management in a partnership environment
  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.

Desired Qualifications

  • MBA or other post graduate degree desirable; and Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), or other related professional designations desirable.
  • Experience in implementing an Enterprise Risk Management System highly desired.

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