Berkley Agribusiness is a provider of property and casualty insurance solutions for select commercial agribusiness and food accounts and is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry.
About W. R. Berkley CorporationW. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.
The Assistant Vice President-Risk Control provides strategic direction, coordination and evaluation of the entire Risk Control function. Proactively participates with the senior management team and functional department staff in developing and executing strategic plans to meet business objectives. Leads all strategic business processes and supporting programs that identify, measure, and monitor risks and exposures for Claims and Underwriting departments. Additionally, this position is charged with balancing resources across operating departments for Field Operations and Technical Services, as required and productivity standards dictate.
Creates a positive work environment between all functional areas of the organization and closely coordinates with the leadership of the Underwriting and Claims functional areas to ensure enterprise alignment and strategy. An important aspect of this role is the design and maintenance of the enterprise system that supports all Risk Control functions, including reporting, productivity and balancing resources among various departments and operating units in accordance to demand.
Directly manages staff within the Risk Control Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.