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Director of Risk Management

Qualigence, Inc. - Tampa, FL

Enterprise Risk Management Director

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned independent Coca-Cola bottler that is the third largest privately-held and the sixth largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. Coke Florida’s exclusive territory covers over 18 million consumers across 47 Florida counties, and includes the major metropolitan markets of Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Coke Florida sells, markets, manufactures and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies including Monster Beverage Corporation and BODYARMOR. In 2017, Coke Florida generated over $1.2 billion in revenue and the company currently has approximately 4,800 employees. As one of the first US greenfield independent Coca-Cola bottlers in nearly sixty years, Coke Florida is at an exciting stage in its transformational journey to become a leading-edge beverage company, the best bottler in the Coca-Cola System, and one of the best companies to work for in Florida

The Director of Enterprise Risk Management under the general direction of the VP of Risk Management and Sustainability is responsible for Coke Florida’s organizational risk management structure including:

1) Planning, directing, and coordinating risk and insurance programs of Coca-Cola Beverages Florida and its’ subsidiaries to control and reduce operational and contractual risks

2) Managing insurance industry relationships and procuring insurance coverage for all operations of Coke Florida and its subsidiaries to include but not limited to policies for general liability, real estate and personal property, vehicles and automobiles, employment practices, employed lawyers, officers, directors, and workers compensation

3) Oversight of the overall risk management functions including contract analysis, claims administration, insurance transactions, financial analysis and necessary accounting procedures. For claims management reviews, must investigate potential litigation and pre-litigation claims and support providers throughout the claim cycle. Completes and reviews all insurance and risk management questionnaires and certificates of insurance.


• Develops financial risk management tools and practices to analyze and report on market risks and to manage risks according to a financial risk management framework and relevant policies.

• Accountable for achieving strategic objectives, ensuring effective hazard (typically insurable risks) risk management for Coke Florida and supervising, leading and/or directing key risk stakeholders.

• This role owns the process of identifying, measuring and managing insurable or hazard risks, developing reports and plans, and analyzing risk/insurance problems and defining and/or overseeing the implementation of the risk solutions that help optimize operations, finance, and collateral management.

• Provide analytic and risk prediction and guidance to team to protect organization by fully evaluating financial, operational, market and credit risk.

• Responsible for the design, implementation, and management of corporate property and casualty insurance programs including the property and casualty insurance policy renewals and associated tasks (i.e. insurer selection, contract negotiations, retentions/limits, binders, payments, certificates of insurance, summaries of insurance, allocation of premiums).


• Responsibilities

  • include the development, implementation and application of risk metrics and methodologies and the monitoring, analysis and reporting of financial risk exposures.
  • Supports organizational compliance with risk policies through regular risk exposure monitoring and reporting. •
  • Responsible for documenting and reporting risk policy exceptions to senior leadership. •
  • Lead review and negotiation of all insurance policies, including renewals (employment practices, general liability, workers compensations, property/fleet, umbrella, etc.) •
  • Establish and maintain relationships with brokers and insurance carriers to ensure execution of most cost effective and comprehensive coverage
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reporting to Coke Florida's Executive Leadership Team (ELT) regarding risk assessment and recommendations for remediation 
  • Develop objectives for implementation around key business process improvement plans, including Business Continuity Planning, as well as lead and provide guidance on all crisis management communications
  • Ensure all claims and risk controls are properly aligned and resourced to successfully meet business objectives


Skills and Knowledge:

• Shared Company ethic and values

• Comprehensive knowledge of risk financing, risk control, contractual risk transfer and claims management principles and practices

• Budgeting and mathematical skills • Strong understanding of and experience in insurance matters including employment practices, general liability, workers compensation, property/fleet, umbrella/excess coverage, etc.

• Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills

• Excellent analytic skills and ability to prepare executive level reports

• Prior supervisory/management experience in a risk management environment

• Minimum 10 years’ experience in risk management Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree (Specific degree/discipline required: Accounting, Finance, Insurance or Business) Certification Requirements:

• Certification in at least one is required: Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Chartered Certified Risk Analyst (CERA), or Professional Risk Manager (PRM)

Posted On: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Position Contact
Melissa McLean
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