The SANDAG Risk Management Program
As a public entity with a broad range of responsibilities, including the design and construction of capital projects, operation of HOV and tolling facilities, environmental preservation programs, and development of long-range regional plans, the SANDAG risk management program requires expertise and collaboration from specialist staff, program and project managers, and consultant resources to ensure adequate protection for the agency’s programs, operations, and assets. Administrative strategies, such as obtaining commercial insurance coverage, determining insurance requirements for contractors and vendors, and business continuity planning, are essential elements of the overall risk management program.
Senior Risk Program Analyst Role
The Senior Risk Program Analyst will research, recommend, develop, and coordinate risk management activities for administrative program areas such as commercial insurance, contract insurance requirements, and business continuity planning. Working in close collaboration with other business areas across the agency, this position will coordinate the development and implementation of administrative risk management initiatives, programs, and policies.
This position is ideal for an experienced risk management professional with knowledge and skill in developing and applying effective strategies that support the administration of programs, projects, and services. Examples of primary responsibilities include:
Experience and Qualifications
Numerous factors contribute to an individual’s ability to be successful in any given role. For this position, we are searching for a candidate who has a strong technical background and hands-on experience coordinating, administering, and delivering a risk management program for administrative program areas. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work well independently as well as collaboratively with a variety of end-users to build consensus. Superior organizational capabilities and excellent communication skills are also important.
The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in public/business administration, finance, economics, law, or a related field, and five years of professional experience in risk analysis, preferably related to administrative programs areas such as commercial insurance, contract insurance requirements, and business continuity planning. An advanced degree and/or a risk management certification are desirable.
The following information describes the specific types of career experiences that are most relevant to this position.
Salary and Benefits
SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.
The annual salary range for the Senior Risk Program Analyst position is $67,580 to $112,454 per year.
Our benefits include traditional health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Retirement and financial security benefits are provided through a pension plan and deferred compensation program. To support the need to rest and rejuvenate, employees are provided with a bank of paid time off in addition to paid holidays.
How to Apply
We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG Employment Application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the Employment Application but are not a substitute for this document.
The Employment Application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website. Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications and related materials can be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, courier, or delivered by hand. See our Careers / How to Apply webpage for additional information.
This position is Open until Filled. The first review of applications for the Senior Risk Program Analyst position will begin on April 20, 2018.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), SANDAG will accommodate persons who require assistance in order to apply for a position at SANDAG. Applicants requiring an accommodation due to a disability during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, including requesting this document and related application materials in an alternative format, should make their needs known by contacting Human Resources at (619) 699-1900, (619) 699-1904 (TTY), fax (619) 699-6905, or email@example.com.
To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, candidates are asked to respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to 300 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.
1. Describe the methods you use to coordinate the participation and activities of multiple contributors from various departments across an organization.
2. Describe an example that demonstrates your ability to creatively solve an insurance-related challenge.
Candidate Selection and Notification
Following the first review date for applications, candidates will receive written confirmation that their application has been received. The hiring manager will begin reviewing and evaluating applications within a few days of the first review date. Based on this evaluation, the best qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. All candidates will receive written notification as to the final outcome of their application.
The SANDAG website contains a wealth of information about our various project and program areas. The Careers section of the site lists all of our current Job Openings as well as information on how to apply for positions and Frequently Asked Questions about our recruitment process.
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, applicants hired by SANDAG must show acceptable proof of identity and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.
SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer