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Director, Risk Management

Company: The Friedkin Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

LIVING OUR VALUES All associates are guided by Our Values. Our Values are the unifying foundation of our companies. We strive to ensure that every decision we make and every action we take demonstrates Our Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates lasting benefits for all of our associates, shareholders, and the communities in which we live. JOB SUMMARY The Director of Risk Management under the leadership of USAL's President is responsible for creating and overseeing the organization's risk management strategy. This includes ensuring regulatory compliance, leading safety training programs, managing accident investigations, and responding to emergencies. The role involves leveraging data and technology to improve risk management, overseeing fleet safety, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. The Director will also handle litigation related to risk management, lead disaster recovery and ergonomics initiatives, and collaborate with stakeholders to improve safety and performance standards. Additionally, the Director will lead and develop a team to support these efforts.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSRisk Management Strategy: Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive risk management strategy, including driver training, regulatory compliance, cargo securement, and event recorder management.Leadership and Team Development: Lead and develop a team to support the organization's risk management efforts, ensuring all claims and accidents are properly investigated and reported.Regulatory Compliance and Safety Training: Work with management and HR to ensure all employees receive required regulatory and safety training, supporting new hire orientation and overseeing the Driver Training Program.Accident Investigation and Emergency Response: Monitor accident investigation programs and emergency response plans, interface with internal and external personnel to determine root causes, recommend corrective actions, and follow up.Fleet and Equipment Safety: Oversee administration of FMCSA/DOT guidelines related to fleet safety and equipment, ensuring compliance with OSHA, FMCSA/DOT, state, and federal regulations.Cost Control and Claims Management: Analyze and recommend cost control measures related to workers' compensation claims and the return to work program.Litigation and Legal Compliance: Interface with TFG's legal and risk management teams on different initiatives, act on behalf of the company in litigation related to risk management activities, and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.Safety and Compliance Initiatives: Direct safety and compliance initiatives, inform and educate drivers on FMCSR regulations, and collaborate with Driver Training Manager to keep programs up to date.Stakeholder Communication & Data Analysis: Proactively analyze data, communicate key findings to stakeholders, to include both USAL and TFG, and recommend enhancements to driver performance standards.Training Leadership: Provide leadership for the training function, developing and leading safety and quality training programs.Disaster Recovery and Ergonomics Programs: Lead organizational efforts around site disaster recovery programs and administer ergonomics programs.Site Safety Inspections: Perform site safety inspections with compliance, operations, and maintenance associates to identify and resolve safety concerns.Responsibly receive, transmit, and handle consumer and customer data per applicable policies and procedures.Review and follow data privacy practices, policies, and guidelines. Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDirectly supervises one or more employees. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.10 to 12 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.Industry specific continuing education required. DOT/OSHA experience required at a motor carrier. CORE COMPETENCIESCritical ThinkingDecision MakingAccountabilityInterpersonalAgility To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made, to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS*American Society Safety Engineer (preferred but not mandatory) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the work day; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices. The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus. The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business. The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While the job is generally performed in an office environment, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, areas in which moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals are present, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the office environment is typically quiet, but the associate may be occasionally exposed to loud noise levels. TRAVEL REQUIREDMinimal travel is required for this position (up to 25% of the time and on a domestic basis).The Friedkin Group and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces by conducting pre-employment drug testing. HP125LI-JT1 TOTAL REWARDSOur Total Rewards package is an integral part of how we recognize our associates' contributions as well as attract, retain and reward the most qualified employees. We are committed to providing a fair and competitive compensation structure that includes base pay and performance based rewards, where applicable. Compensation is based on various factors including, but not limited to, skill set, experience, qualifications and job-related requirements. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision along with wellness programs, retirement plans, paid leave and much more! To learn more about these programs and many more, take a tour of our Benefits Page at . We are seeking candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States, without Sponsorship.

Keywords: The Friedkin Group, Houston , Director, Risk Management, Executive , Houston, Texas

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