The Port of Portland is a gateway to the globe, we operate multiple airports, marine terminals and business parks that connect people and passengers, drive economic growth and improve our region's quality of life. The Risk Analyst will have the opportunity to interact with all the Port's business lines to development, implementation, and execute the organization’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program. This individual will also work to advance the company’s resiliency and recovery capabilities by performing business impact analyses, developing contingency plans, and providing recommendations in support of the Port’s business continuity goals by consulting, advising and collaborating within the organization as well as with outside partners.
We are looking for someone that can educate, influence and successfully work with Port staff, Port partners and stakeholders to move forward with programs on key risk mitigation issues critical to the organization. The successful candidates will exhibit a strong sense of team-orientation, is highly collaborative, and who embraces the value and importance of service. This person will share our deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and advancing practices, strategies and policies that achieve equitable outcomes.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, implement, and execute the Port’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program
Facilitate ERM process improvements, risk culture transformation, and cross-functional integration of the ERM processes
Focus on continuously improving a high-level Port wide business continuity strategy to ensure the Port's ability to prepare for, manage through, and recover from natural or man-made incidents to minimize the impacts to people, property, and financial assets
Assist in the development of department level business continuity plans, strategies, and initiatives
Create and share business intelligence and risk analytics, including reports, spreadsheets, presentations, and risk assessment outcomes
Advise Business Unit Leaders in the development of strategic, operational, hazard, and financial risk controls, insights, and recommendations
Stay current on thought leadership and publications to inform the Port on best practices, benchmarking, and emerging trends
Coordinate training, communication, testing, and validation of continuity plans
Design, build, and execute risk assessments, business impact analysis, and other business continuity tools and capabilities in coordination with business units
Participate in the achievement of department goals and strategic direction on an ongoing basis
Assist when needed with the preparation of statement of values/asset appraisals, providing updates, dashboards, and risk management reports
Provide ad hoc help with coordinating property inspections, negotiating requests for proposals and agreements, managing claims, insurance portfolio administration and 3rd party insurance compliance
Add value and have a passion for the development and execution of the department's diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
Assist with lease contract reviews for Port risk transfer opportunities, including reviewing and providing input on tenant contracts for indemnification and property risk mitigation solutions
Provide support in various Risk mitigation activities including risk identification and analysis within general Port operations
Be a representative to assist other department programs and teams with special assignments and projects serving on special internal project teams and represent the Port in various outside risk management organizations
Participate on organization committees or boards, including RIMS, PRIMA, ACI, and other professional forums to network and keep abreast of regional/national risk management trends and to enhance the Port’s risk management reputation
Bachelor’s degree in, business administration, economics, finance, data analytics with 5 years of experience in project management, insurance, data management or business research or analytics OR any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties (required) experience in aviation or public entity risk management preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Risk Management Professional (RIMS-CRMP), and/or Associate in Risk Management (ARM), or Associate in Enterprise Risk Management (ARM-E) preferred.
Experience with risk management tools and techniques, management systems and their applications
Familiarity with risk service products, insurance company practices, property and liability policy and procedure practices highly desired
Proficiency with MS Excel, Microsoft Project and data visualization applications required
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Critical thinking, analytical skills, and creative problem solving for assessing risk exposures and developing risk assessments
Oral and written communication evidenced by the ability to present information effectively
Developing and implementing solutions which substantially reduce risk, positively impact business viability, and increase organizational resiliency
Expressing ideas clearly in written and oral communication
Researching and analyzing relevant factors, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations based on findings, specifically identifying mitigation solutions and recovery strategies for management consideration
Working effectively in collaboration with various groups, developing procedures, policies and conducting training
Updating management on relevant status of assignments and issues with timely and meaningful progress reports and contributing to Risk Management departmental efficiency
Promoting safety as a guiding principle and a regular practice in accomplishing work, focusing on safety improvements and complies with safety and health policies and procedures
Showing the utmost respect for others and is a proven team player
Demonstrate the Port’s commitment to valuing differences among individuals and passion for being inclusive.
Analyze business risk by interpreting information from a variety of sources
Isolate critical issues from written documentation and discussion and ensure appropriate focus of risk analysis and prioritization
Maintain a high degree of initiative, professionalism, and confidentiality
Apply principles and techniques of team building and project management to facilitate collaboration and support stakeholders
Learn new software in a timely manner and instruct business unit representatives in the use of software applications
Effectively manage and prioritize work projects
Independently manage duties and resolve conflicting deadlines while working effectively in a fast-paced environment
Effectively interact with all levels of an organization
Diversity and Inclusion: At the Port, we don't just accept difference; we value and support it to create a culture of inclusiveness and fun. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement: The Port of Portland is dedicated to maintaining and improving a work environment, which extends equal opportunity to all individuals, regardless of their race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation. Employment decisions shall be made in such a manner as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity and to comply with state, federal and local laws. We affirm through this policy statement our continuing commitment to the principles of nondiscrimination and affirmative action.
Veterans Preference: Under Oregon law, qualified veterans may be eligible for veterans preference when applying for Port of Portland positions. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for a veterans preference for this job, please provide the qualifying documents as instructed during the application process.
Background Checks and Drug Testing: The Port of Portland will conduct background checks and/or drug tests for positions where such tests are required by regulation and for other highly sensitive positions.
ADA Accommodation: Accommodations will be considered for applicants or candidates with a qualifying disability that prevents them from participating in this process. Accommodations will be made where the Port can reasonably do so without imposing an undue hardship on the business or compromising the integrity of the recruitment process. An applicant with any disability who believes that they need an accommodation should contact Human Resources at 503.415.6000
We connect people and passengers with the world, drive economic growth, and improve our region's quality of life. Founded in 1891, the Port of Portland is a port district overseeing three airports, four marine terminals and five business parks helping drive economic prosperity and a better quality of life for the region.