Sr Risk Control Consultant Field

Naperville, Illinois

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.

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Job Description Summary

We have an exciting opportunity in the greater Chicago and/or Naperville area for a Senior Risk Control Consultant. The position requires strong, all lines technical skills to assess risk along with the ability to consult and deliver risk control services. You will primarily work with our underwriting partners in the Chicago and Naperville offices to identify, develop and retain profitable business. This is a high visibility role and offers the candidate an opportunity to make a difference within in our collaborative culture.

Position title could vary based on qualifications and level of experience in the industry.

Under general supervision, provide the Underwriter with account knowledge as it relates to hazards, controls, and management. They will need to evaluate how a company identifies and manages their inherent risk factors. Additionally they are expected to differentiate the account from others in similar classes of business. In this role the consultant will be working with our larger, more complex and all lines accounts. This role reports to the Risk Control Field Director Managing Risk Control Consultant. This job does not manage others.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partnering and having joint ownership with Underwriting to select, retain, and grow a profitable book of business.
  • Building and maintaining productive relationships with Underwriting, Claim, Risk Control Specialists, and Brokers to service customers as a unified team.
  • Writing technically detailed reports that communicate a clear assessment of risk and effectively articulate recommendations.
  • Discovering and evaluating customer needs through loss analysis and customer readiness in order to provide Risk Control products and services to help control losses.
  • Staying current with technical subject matters, regulatory environment and emerging issues.
  • Creating a valued customer experience through each assessment and service encounter.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in environmental health and safety, engineering, construction management, basic sciences and related technical fields required.
  • 8+ years of experience in risk control or safety related positions in industries such as construction, manufacturing, or military required.
  • Must have or be able to attain appropriate certification to meet specific state requirements where applicable.
  • Valid drivers license required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Insurance industry acumen.
  • Graduate degree in related field.

Licensing or Certificates

  • Recognized relevant certifications (such as ASP, CSP, ARM, CFPS)

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Technical aptitude, detail oriented.
  • Superior communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with all others.
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Influencing skills that effectively drive business needs.
  • Negotiating change to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Ability to give and receive coaching and feedback.

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently)
  • Standing (Frequently)
  • Climb ladders and stairs and transition to access building roof areas and multi-story buildings (Frequently)
  • Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently)
  • Driving (Daily)
  • Walking on surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable (Frequently)
  • Climbing unprotected heights (ladder, rooftop, stairs, loading dock) (Frequently)
  • Environmental Exposure to Excess Noise (Occasionally)
  • Exposure to Dirt, Dust, Fumes, Smoke, Gases, or Other Irritating Substances (Occasionally)
  • Exposure to Variable Weather Conditions (Frequently)
  • Operate or work around moving machinery (Frequently)
  • Other Travel (Varies with Territory Geography)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.