Director Risk Management

The Director of Risk Management will work closely with the Executive Vice President and General Counsel to lead and oversee CONAM’s risk management group. The Director of Risk Management is responsible for identifying and assessing risks that could impact CONAM’s operations, financial performance, reputation, and compliance with relevant laws and regulations; developing and implementing risk management strategies, policies, and procedures; and providing guidance and support to senior management and other departments to minimize risk exposure and ensure business continuity.


We are currently looking for an Director of Risk Managementto join our team onsite at the corporate office inSan Diego, CAarea. This position is a Full-Time | Salary | Benefit Eligibleposition

Pay Range: $140,000 – $160,000 / year depending on experience

Duties and responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Risk and Crisis Management
    • Identifying and evaluating risks across various areas of the organization, including financial, operational, legal, reputational, and strategic risks. This may involve conducting risk assessments, analyzing data, and collaborating with other departments to understand the organization’s risk landscape.
    • Developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies and action plans to minimize potential risks. This may involve creating policies, procedures, and controls, as well as providing guidance and training to employees to manage risks effectively.
    • Developing and implementing crisis management plans to effectively respond to unexpected events, such as natural disasters, cybersecurity breaches, or reputational crises. This may involve coordinating with cross-functional teams, communicating with stakeholders, and providing leadership during crisis situations.
    • Promoting a strong risk management culture across the organization through training, awareness campaigns, and ongoing communication. Encouraging associates to report potential risks and incidents, and fostering a proactive approach to risk management throughout the organization.
  2. Compliance
    • Ensuring the organization’s compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards with respect but not limited to OSHA and Workers’ Compensation. This will involve reporting, conducting audits, monitoring compliance activities, and implementing corrective actions to address any compliance gaps.
  3. Insurance
    • Managing the organization’s insurance programs, including identifying and assessing insurance needs, negotiating insurance policies, and overseeing insurance claims. Additionally, reviewing and analyzing contracts and agreements to identify and manage potential risks and liabilities.
  4. Reporting & Analysis
    • Providing regular reports and updates to senior management on the organization’s risk profile, risk mitigation efforts, and compliance status. Conducting data analysis and risk assessments to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement.
  5. Continuous Improvement
    • Continuously monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of risk management strategies and making recommendations for improvements. Staying updated on industry best practices, emerging risks, and regulatory changes to adapt risk management strategies accordingly.
  6. Communication
    • Collaborating and communicating with internal and external customers, such as executive leadership, employees, , insurers, and auditors, to ensure a comprehensive understanding of risks and risk management strategies.
  7. Leadership & Team Management
    • Leading and managing a team of risk management professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and support. Setting department goals and objectives, managing budgets, and overseeing day-to-day operations of the risk management function.
  8. All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in risk management, finance, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in risk management, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to risk management.
  • Professional certifications in risk management or related fields, such as Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified Risk Professional (CRP), or Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA), are a plus.
  • Property Management experience preferred.
  • Experience with property management software.
  • Must be proficient with computer programs needed for specific position including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to draft correspondence and respond to inquiries and client concerns effectively and independently.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems creatively. Must be able to prioritize, organize and address tasks with efficiency.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Exhibit professionalism, professional attire, and demeanor always.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills consisting of oral, written and listening skills.
  • Demonstrates problem-solving abilities.
  • Must work effectively with co-workers, customers, and others.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and deadlines, as well as work independently and prioritize time effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.

Please Note: Job pay bands are available upon request. Job pay bands are established based on a multi-state national range. All job offers will consider a wide range of factors to include geographic location, benefits, including discounted housing (if applicable specific to the position and location) market conditions, internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

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