Director Risk & Insurance

  • Benjamin Moore & Co
  • Montvale, NJ, United States
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

This director level position will enhance Benjamin Moore's risk management insurance by establishing and monitoring key risk measures across the business. This member of our executive team should be a dynamic and motivated individual who can perform their duties with limited supervision and have the critical and strategic thinking necessary to provide decisions and recommendations regarding risk escalation and control issues. This individual should be a self-starter that advances process improvements and exercises sound risk management. This position will serve as the primary risk and insurance manager for the organization, reporting to the EVP & CFO, with authority to make decisions and recommendations affecting the entire organization. Major responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Recommend decisions on risk management and coverage cost issues affecting the organization.
  • Develop and implement strategic objectives, ensuring effective hazard, environmental, safety and security (typically insurable risks) risk management for the organization and lead key risk stakeholders to proper strategies.
  • Own the process of identifying, measuring and managing insurable risks, developing reports and plans, and analyzing risk/insurance problems and defining and/or overseeing the implementation of risk solutions that optimize operations.
  • Report findings on risk exposures to EVP & CFO including developing and managing an internal ERM program.
  • Direct the purchase of insurance programs, management of claims, and loss control activities.
  • Proactively and aggressively manage relationships with third party service providers including brokers, insurers and other TPAs.
  • Lead claims management process for settlement of designated claims
  • Prepare loss analyses and budgets, identifying exposures, recommending solutions, implementing approved programs, promoting loss prevention, summarizing and presenting same to executive management.
  • Update and monitor compliance with insurance procedures and manage safety/risk management manuals.
  • Travel to various Benjamin Moore facilities and operational sites as required.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study.
  • 10-15 years' experience in risk management including ERM.
  • Strong technical insurance expertise across various causality, insurance and liability lines
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks with minimum support staff.
  • Plan and direct business analysis, risk modeling, and loss prevention programs.
  • Management of third party relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to quickly analyze data to generate key insight.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational skills.
  • Strong business judgment, including the ability to balance resources.
  • Experience working for a national corporation at the senior manager or director level is preferred.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Benjamin Moore, we believe diversity of culture, talent, and varying perspectives is key to a collaborative, innovative, and successful business. We are committed to driving change within our organization through purposeful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, while also focusing on our customers and communities in which we serve. Our DE&I efforts allow each of us to authentically live our corporate values of Openness, Integrity, Community, Excellence and Safety. Our Social Impact programming of strategic local and national partnerships, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and more expands our ability to make a difference in the lives of all of our stakeholders. We hope you will join us and become an advocate for diversity and inclusion here at Benjamin Moore.

At Benjamin Moore & Co, we don't just accept difference -- we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive because it benefits our employees, our products, and our community. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Benjamin Moore is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Benjamin Moore provides Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program to support eligible active employees who graduated from an accredited post-secondary educational institution. The Repayment Program is intended to contribute to reducing employee's student loans. The Company follows all rules and regulations concerning the taxability of student loan repayments provided under applicable law.

Company Profile

The color of pride: Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success, and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged.

Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network.


At Benjamin Moore, our people are the heart of the company and our number one asset. We are committed to providing safe working conditions at all of our locations and have invested heavily in measures aimed at keeping employees healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. With safety as one of our core company values, we've modified facilities and work schedules to support social distancing, established enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, and regularly provide personal protective equipment to all employees--including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. Ensuring the well-being of our team members is a top priority.

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