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National Property Director, Risk Control

Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Risk Control

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range
$126,400.00 - $208,600.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Under broad oversight reports to AVP, Property. Leads a team of Property Specialists, supporting multiple business segments as well as the generalist Risk Control population. Owns the property discipline in the defined region, supporting risk understanding, account differentiation, and customer service for the property line of coverage. Manages the relationship with the National Property business unit, including support with sales and marketing, underwriting, underwriting reviews, service strategies and claim partnership. This job manages technical specialists.
What Will You Do?

  • Understands property exposures and controls and the skills of the specialist team to assure the highest level of assessment and service delivery.
  • Supports business strategies in multiple business segments that relate to the property discipline.
  • Seeks opportunities to improve operational effectiveness through thought leadership in areas of execution, risk understanding, and customer service.
  • Effectively engages staff through day to day interaction, work and project assignments, quality management, and ongoing feedback.
  • Responsible for property skill development in the broader Risk Control organization through training and product development, active mentoring assignments, co-surveys, and peer reviews.
  • Promotes our value proposition with the staff in support of new business acquisition. Assures accurate and effective account differentiation, as well as service delivery.
  • Manages the quality of the property work product through formal quality reviews, co-surveys, and active engagement with underwriting leadership.
  • Attracts, recruits, retains and develops top property loss control talent. Works in close collaboration with peers and field leadership.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • Insurance and Risk Control knowledge; strong understanding of PC lines of coverage and Commercial Lines products and the related Risk Control disciplines preferred.
    • Prior management experience preferred.
    • Demonstrates expert property knowledge and can apply the competency in the most complex situations.
    • Coaching and mentoring; able to help others understand the skill or discipline.
    • Effective platform skills with presentation and training skills for all audiences.
    • Superior interpersonal skills demonstrated in a variety of settings such as communicating complex topics, influencing and negotiating.
    • Certified Fire Protection Specialist, NFPA Committee Member or similar earned designation preferred.
      What is a Must Have?
      • Degree in Fire Sciences or an Engineering discipline required with 10 years of technical experience within the property discipline(s).
      • Prior role that included technical training or mentoring within the property discipline required.
      • Valid driver's license required
        What Is in It for You?
        • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
        • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
        • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
        • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
        • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.
          Employment Practices

          Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

          If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

          Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

          To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/.

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