Risk Management Consultant (Louisville, KY)

An exciting opportunity exists to join the ProAssurance family of companies!
We are a specialty writer of professional liability, products liability and workers’ compensation insurance. With over 1,000 employees operating in 40 states, our company is well positioned to offer career opportunities to individuals interested in professional growth.

The primary responsibility of the Risk Management Consultant I position is to evaluate loss potential for current and prospective customers and clients. The position is responsible for recommending cost-effective, results-oriented consultative services to acquire and retain a positive customer base. The position works closely and develops relationships with clients, agents, claims, underwriting, and finance departments to retain a diverse and profitable book of business in support of the Company’s revenue and profitability objectives and overall business plan.

Essential Functions:

70% Prioritize, execute and document risk management activities according to Company standards for an assigned book of business including review file and loss information, conduct hazard assessment surveys, communicate with team, organize service calls, prospect surveys, and agency visits. Manage the book of business by proactively monitoring results, communicating and developing working relationship with underwriting, claims, finance, and others as necessary. This will include service to Eastern Specialty Risk accounts with mentoring and guidance from the leadership team.
10% Prescreen selected new business submissions, including site visits and inspections; communicate via verbal and written processes to Underwriting to aid in risk selection in a thorough, accurate and timely manner. Define and communicate client needs and expectations through the prescreen process.
5% Manage return-to-work initiatives by working collaboratively with agents, clients, claims, and underwriters to insure proper return to work guidelines and procedures are established, followed and achieved.
5% Independently support Risk Management, UW and Claims efforts in developing materials for, and presenting at, Stewardship and Point of Sale meetings.

Secondary Functions:

5% Research operations and hazards of risks to provide effective consultative services; develop and share resources and support materials with colleagues. Maintain knowledge of appropriate standards and best practices; attend courses and functions to develop job knowledge, maintain certifications.
3% Identify catastrophic loss exposures, follow-up with appropriate actions and communications; conduct accident investigations and assist in the development of “Lessons Learned” documents.
2% Attend and/or participate in team account review meetings prepared to discuss adverse accounts, solutions for handling these accounts, and other relevant topics. Participate in Risk Management conference calls and quarterly risk management meetings.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or Risk Management or related field required with a minimum of one (1) or more completed co-op or internships in the Safety industry plus three (3) years of Safety industry experience. Advance degree and/or professional designation/certification (GSP or ASP) preferred.
Must meet any state provider qualifications for assigned territories.
Ability to attend insurance and industry/business functions to promote and present a positive image of the Company.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer applications including Word and Excel.
Analytical ability, in order to analyze and interpret information; and make profitable decisions about risks.
Attention to detail in processing information, establishing priorities, and expense management.
Solid analytical and problem solving skills, including formulating logical and objective conclusions.
Ability to assess the urgency and importance of a situation and take appropriate action.
Requires the exposure to various manufacturing, industry and business environments where certain requirements regarding the use of personal protective equipment may be necessary; the ability to inspect various types of risks and independently evaluate according to company standards.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with various constituencies and at all levels; both in and outside of the organization including agency partners, outside customers and clients.
Must possess a valid driver’s license, the ability to drive long distances to reach client/agency sites and have an acceptable driving record.

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