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Competition # 1044
Research and Stats Officer 3 - Risk Analyst, Permanent, HALIFAX
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.
Under the direction of the Manager of Risk and Insurance, the Risk Analyst is responsible for the identification and assessment of strategic and operational risk to provide recommendations on loss protection programs to mitigate exposures. The incumbent shall assist in the administration of the overall risk management and loss prevention strategy. The Risk Analyst will support the research function in respect to information concerning contractual and legal insurance requests of all Government Departments, Agencies, Boards, and Commissions. They will research all financial and strategic outcomes of the section to support business outcomes of risk management. The incumbent shall also review insurance certificates and give advice on contractual wordings as they relate to public tenders. The successful proponent will provide all research and trending analysis as it relates to claims management and risk mitigation exposures.
A Bachelor’s Degree (Business Administration would be considered an asset) plus five (5) years relevant experience is required or an acceptable equivalent combination of training and experience. A Charted Insurance Professional (CIP) designation is required and a Canadian Risk Management Designation (CRM) is considered an asset. The successful candidate must be willing to obtain the CRM within two years of hire.
The successful candidate will display sound judgement, impartiality and solid decision making abilities. They shall apply creativity and problem solving when investigating and identifying the cause and effect of accidents and incidents. Innovative solutions are required when providing solutions to risk exposures. They shall remain current with all legislation and professional standards as it relates to insurance and risk management. They shall keep abreast of trends and practices and have an in-depth knowledge of the Public Highways Act and the Insurance Act. The incumbent shall possess superb interpersonal skills and possess a strong teamwork ethic and can show initiative and be a self-starter.
The incumbent shall, at the cost of the Crown, submit a criminal records check before hire.
Teamwork & Collaboration
Effective Interactive Communication
Pay Grade: PR 13
Salary Range: $2,235.00 - $2,717.00 Bi-Weekly
Posting Closing Date: Apr 5, 2017