Risk Manager

Arcadis U.S./RTKL/RISE   •  

Fresno, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 54 days ago

Job Description

Arcadis is seeking a Risk Manager in Selma, CA. The Risk Manager is responsible identify risk levels and determine if they may be avoided, reduced, spread, transferred or prevented. Will review and recommend possible solutions and mitigate exposure to risk.

Primary Responsibilities
•Develop and maintain project schedules.
•Review various contracts: including formal, short form, and annual contracts including, drafting, evaluation, negotiation and execution of non­disclosure Agreements, Sales / Purchasing Agreements, Sub­contracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Master Agreements, and review of customer proposed terms and conditions.
•Review of all client contracts to ensure within company policies.
•Industry standard contract (e.g. AIA or ConsensusDocs) and modifications.
•Identify risk shifting and exposures prior to bidding and ensure that all policies are complied with.
•Assist Project Manager in negotiation of terms of actual contracts.
•Review non­standard contracts for significant issues or omissions.
•Ensure deal terms are in compliance with management.
•Review certain modifications to standard subcontracts and assist operations VPs with the negotiations with a focus on risk shifting and compliance with flow­through provisions of client contracts.
•Maintains and drafts the templates for the standard subcontract, long form PO and Purchase Orders.
•Assists accounting and operations with dealing with troubled subcontractors and the related unpaid vendors/subcontractors.
•Addresses all lien and other claims.
•Coordinates and supplies information to external attorneys and surety, where necessary.
•Monitor construction industry laws, specifically lien laws, and impact on company in HI.
•Educating operations staff on the Corporate Mandates, certain simple legal issues and advising management on legal implications of decisions.
•Commercial and Public (Federal, State and Local Municipalities) Contracting.
•On all standard and nonstandard contracts, provide redlined recommendations and often negotiate directly with customer attorneys or purchasing staff until consensus has been reached.
•Maintain contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual changes, status reports and other documents for all projects.
•Develop and implement procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy. As appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies.
•Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility, awareness, interpretation to support implementation, monitor competitive terms, and final close­out.
•Act as privacy officers, making sure systems and processes involving personal data are compliant and employees working with these systems and processes act in a compliant way.
•Manage the annual compliance self­assurance cycle and compliance risk assessments, as well as resulting actions.
•Designs and implements metrics to measure and improve the performance / effectiveness of the organization’s risk financing and claims management processes.
•Ensure employees and contractors complete required training.

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field such as; (Risk Management, Insurance, Finance, Accounting, Law, Business Administration or related field).
•At least 10 years overall experience on construction projects.
•8 years of legal experience in the construction field.
•10+ years of scheduling experience.
•Have a strong background of contract writing, review and negotiations, credit/collections regulations and practices.
•Understanding of insurance, types of policies and coverage a must. This includes property, general liability, professional liability, D&O, EPL, excess liability and auto liability.
•Experience coordinating with underwriters and managing claims.
•Preferred legal or accounting experience. Construction experience mandatory.
•Minimum Experience: 5 years in property and casualty insurance and/or claim management.
•Proven track record of performance.
•Self-­motivated, able to work independently or as part of a team.
•Goal oriented.
•Proficient in Microsoft software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
•Committed to personal and professional growth and ambitious to progress in the field of risk management.
•Must possess a thorough knowledge of risk assessment concepts, processes and procedures

Preferred Qualifications

•Project Management Professional (PMP) or Risk Management Professional (PMI­RMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.
•ARM / CPCU certification.
•Professional license a plus, any licenses or certifications in related field helpful.
•Locals preferred.