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Sr Director, Construction Risk Management



Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023
The Sr Director, Construction Risk Management, will develop, execute, and administer the insurance risk strategy for Greystar’s Construction and Development business. The role will oversee and coordinate the company’s insurance placement and administration, and partner with Loss Control and Claims Management.


  • Develop corporate risk management strategies and manage the placement of the Construction and Development insurance programs.
  • Maintain a continuous collaboration with internal stakeholders for a clear understanding of evolving risk. Proactively identify trends, develop strategic plans, recommend solutions, implement risk reduction/ transfer methodologies to mitigate future losses, and present management findings as necessary.
  • Understand and communicate comprehensive materials to present to underwriters for annual insurance program renewal.
  • Proactive insurance vendor management by developing service standards, KPIs, and regular performance assessments.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with insurance brokerage partners to ensure the efficiency of insurance program administration functions, program invoicing, policy issuance, wrap administration and certificate of insurance requests.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive risk management to business areas, including vendor and merchant contract reviews, explanation of coverages, and recommending appropriate insurance requirements, and supporting loss control activities.
  • Partner with the entire Risk Management team on data analytics, claims management and loss control.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive Risk Management experience, either in a corporate insurance environment, an insurance brokerage firm, or an insurance company. Experience in Multi-Family Real Estate and Construction is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in the field of Risk Management, Insurance, Accounting, or Finance.
  • ARM, CPCU, CRM certification preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of commercial insurance lines, insurance policy forms, wordings, insurance market dynamics, and conditions.
  • Ability to align insurance risk with business objectives and goals.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team and build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity, and compliance.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance a variety of tasks.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and display strong organization and communication skills.
  • Proficient in designing and producing high-quality reports and presentations.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft business applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

Compensation is based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

Corporate Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on individual and company performance.

Onsite Property Positions: In addition to the base salary, may be eligible for a discretionary weekly, monthly and/or quarterly bonus based on budget.

Greystar seeks to attract, recruit, advance and retain top talent. Greystar’s compensation strategy is tailored to appropriately reward the skillset and experience that a team member will bring to the organization.

Robust Benefits Offered for Full-time Team Members:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

  • 401(k) with Company Match (eligibility required)

  • Short-term & Long-term Disability

  • Critical Illness/Accident/Hospital Indemnity Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Paid Time Off: Time off benefits include vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick time and parental leave

For Union and Prevailing Wage roles compensation and benefits may vary from the listed information above due to Collective Bargaining Agreements and/or local governing authority.

Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.