Understanding the Role of the Risk Manager

24-11-2008

Are you searching for an insurance job that offers great pay, an ever-changing work environment and job security? Do you want something different, challenging, and not the same old insurance job? Do you like solving puzzles and predicting the future without a crystal ball? This mysterious-sounding job is out there if you’ve got the proper background and training. new balance 991 Not only is it well-paying, but it has nothing to do with selling insurance policies.

Even so, there isn’t an insurance policy in the world that would ever get sold if this job wasn’t filled. ugg bailey bow Give up? The job we’re talking about is Risk Manager. air jordan 14 That’s a person who spends his time analyzing all sorts of data in an effort to determine the various types of risks that insurance companies face.

In other words, Risk Managers are the people who analyze accidents, incidents, and catastrophes in order to learn how and why these things happen and what can be done to reduce the risk of them happening again. air jordan 9 Of course, natural disasters like hurricanes, floods, and tornadoes can’t be reduced or eliminated, but the Risk Manager can determine ways to make buildings stronger in order to be better able to withstand these calamities when they do strike.

In a nutshell, the Risk Manager’s job is to uncover ways to reduce the probability of loss from any insured event. mu legend zen for sale This is no menial job either. nike soldes In fact, the average salary for an experienced Risk Manager in the U.S.A. asics outlet is $90,683.

One of the interesting aspects of this job is that’s it not confined to the insurance industry per se. cheap mu Legend zen Cheap UGG Ansley Sale Corporations, organizations, and even government agencies hire Risk Managers to work directly on their staff. mu legend power leveling Just like their insurance industry counterparts, these employees seek ways to reduce loss from within their employer’s organization. new balance 997.5 This not only keeps the organization operating safely, but it helps to reduce the amount of insurance premiums that the organization ends up paying. That’s because insurance companies charge lower rates to customers that represent a lower risk.

What does it take to be a Risk Manager?

Most employers want to see at least a B.A. in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Computer Science. In addition, you’ll need good analytical skills, have above average report writing skills, and be able to communicate effectively to C-Level employees. nike air zoom pegasus If you work for a large organization, you can expect to travel to branch locations regularly.

Risk managers, whether insurance company employees, or otherwise, are usually part of the organization’s emergency response team as well. That means you can expect to be showing up at any number of disasters and accidents so you can get a first-hand look at what went wrong, and be part of the team that determines how best to remediate the situation.

If you’re searching for a job where you can truly make a difference in saving lives as well as money, it’s hard to beat being a Risk Manager.

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