New job Manager, Enterprise Risk and Insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador

Manager, Enterprise Risk and Insurance

Company : City of St. John's
Salary : $102,608 - $132,398 a year
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Job Number: J0921-0800
Position Title: Manager, Enterprise Risk and Insurance
Department: Office of the City Solicitor
Appointment Status: Full-Time Permanent
Employee Group: Management
Job Category: Public Administration
Compensation: $102,608.00 - $132,398.00/Year
Closing Date: September 27, 2021

Our City, Our Future

St. John's is a progressive city with a strong connection to the past and a positive outlook on the future. As one of the oldest cities in North America we have a unique history, but we are also a growing city with the needs and opportunities of a modern urban population. The City of St. John’s is committed to recruiting world-class talent and expertise to join our City staff, more than 1200 strong, who provide a vast array of valued services to the residents of St. John's and the metropolitan area. If you are an innovative thinker with a positive attitude and a commitment to quality, we want you to help us make St. John’s a city where people want to live and feel they belong.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the City Solicitor, The Enterprise Risk and Insurance Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of an enterprise risk management framework to identify risks to the City of St. John’s, to measure the impact of such risks and to implement processes, procedures, and policies to minimize those risks. The domains of risk to be considered include, but are not limited to, strategic, financial, operational, compliance and reputational risk.


The identification, assessment, monitoring, mitigation, and reporting of the City’s operational and strategic risks.

The administration of the City’s insurance portfolio (including The St. John’s Transportation Commission “Metrobus” and St. John’s Sports & Entertainment Ltd.), the renewal of policies in consultation with the City’s insurance broker, and the facilitation of claims filing and management in consultation with the Senior Claims Officer and Legal Counsel.

The Manager will have a comprehensive understanding of risk and be responsible for educating, advising, and counseling staff to identify and manage risk and be responsible for the integration of risk identification and assessment techniques into the City’s strategic planning process.

The Manager will review contracts and agreements to advise on insurance coverage for all City Departments in collaboration with Legal Counsel.

The successful applicant will be required to participate in all training programs applicable to this position and other related work. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


The successful candidate will have a university degree in Business Administration, Economics, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, Strategic Management, or related field. The Certified Risk Management designation (CRM), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) or be a Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP). 5 – 7 years’ experience working within a risk management framework and leading the preparation and coordination of the risk management process preferably in a municipal, government or institutional setting.

Must have the ability to assess, design and implement enterprise risk capabilities within a complex organization. Demonstrated knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of enterprise risk management, contract law, indemnity, waivers, and contract management as well as a general understanding of information technology controls, financial reporting concepts, and the internal and external audit process.
Experience in contract review for insurance, claims and indemnification provisions.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to work collaboratively, develop and maintain effective working relationships

Hours of Work

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. The City of St. John's does not accept applications in person, by email, fax or mail. Applications will be received up to 12:00 Midnight (Newfoundland Standard Time) on closing date.

This City of St. John's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the
employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community's diversity.

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