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SVP, Chief Safety and Risk Officer

Santa Ana, California Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2019-359562

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! Approximately 65% of our managers were internally promoted! We have great part-time and full-time positions available! Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

Allied Universal Security Services, the largest security services company in North America, is currently seeking a SVP/ Chief Safety and Risk Officer.  We are considering candidates to work out of our HQW Office in Santa Ana, CA  as well as HQE Office in Conshohocken, PA.  The CSRO will lead a team charged with developing, implementing and overseeing execution of a comprehensive enterprise safety strategy, management and the company’s insurance program while identifying, measuring and mitigating operational risk.  The leader will report to the EVP/ General Counsel and lead the corporate level oversight for the Safety and Risk Program for a 230,000 employee, $7.5B+ dynamic, growing company. 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Drive a global safety culture by effectively communicating an enhanced vision, accountability and metrics across the organization to ensure meaningful improvement on safety performance, claims and insurance expense
  • Develop an understanding and leverage various internal technology platforms:
    • Heliaus, a comprehensive workforce management solution with AI Technology, that is leveraged by the field for incident management
    • DOMO, data analytics tools to track performance and areas of improvement
    • Claims Management Software
  • Work with the VP of Safety to conduct training sessions on various risk/ safety items and develop risk/ safety related resource materials
  • Support acquisition and integration teams on insurance and risk management matters
  • Handle other requests in support of Risk Management/Safety functions
  • Advise executive team and operators on business and transactional risk matters
  • Supervise insurance broker and claims administrator relationships
  • Purchase insurance, maintain relationships with insurance industry vendors and present risk profile to potential insurers
  • Oversee internal and external claim handlers responsible for efficient administration and resolution of pending and threatened claims 
  • Claim Management – Supervise claim management, resolve high profile claims and support team
  • Risk Management – counsel executive team, and senior operators on risk issues and mitigation strategies
  • Insurance and Bond Programs – Determines favorable insurance structure and strategy.  Negotiates and purchases company insurance/risk management programs. Maintains Relationships with insurance and surety markets. Determines insurance program marketing objectives and develops strategy for selection and engagement of insurance carriers, sureties, brokers, including collateral funding

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in a related Safety Field plus at least 15 years of experience overseeing a Safety and Risk Management Program for an industry leading company.  CSP and OSHA/ CAL OSHA Training is required.  PHD in Health and Safety is a plus along with ASSP, EHS, CPCU Certifications and oversight within Emergency Response.  In addition, we seek the following:

  • Highly effective leader with the ability to build strong relationships internally with all levels of the organization and manage under difficult service delivery timeframes
  • Change agent that can identify, analyze and create opportunity for continuous improvement across the organization
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Possess high personal integrity and have the ability to instill the same in others
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including highly effective written and oral delivery, with the ability to communicate clear direction and expectations
  • Proven track record of developing and engaging people to achieve superior results.  Passionate about coaching and development
  • Positive and upbeat in a team environment – a motivator
  • Proven success in hiring the best talent and effectively managing team performance
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately 
  • Proficient in web-based applications, computer systems and programs (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint), to effectively edit and create reports, database entries and presentation materials
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information and data

Allied Universal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Diversity/Veteran

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability 

Allied Universal is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  Allied Universal will provide qualified individuals with reasonable accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or any other applicable state or local laws.  We are committed to hiring veterans and reservists. Since 2013, we have hired over 25,000 heroes.

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