Senior Risk Program Analyst

  • San Diego Association of Governments - SANDAG
  • 401 B Street, San Diego, CA, USA
Full Time Admin-Clerical Insurance

Job Description

The SANDAG Risk Management Program

As a public entity with a broad range of responsibilities, including the design and construction of capital projects, operation of HOV and tolling facilities, environmental preservation programs, and development of long-range regional plans, the SANDAG risk management program requires expertise and collaboration from specialist staff, program and project managers, and consultant resources to ensure adequate protection for the agency’s programs, operations, and assets. Administrative strategies, such as obtaining commercial insurance coverage, determining insurance requirements for contractors and vendors, and business continuity planning, are essential elements of the overall risk management program.

The Risk Program Analyst will research, recommend, develop, and coordinate risk management activities for administrative program areas such as commercial insurance, contract insurance requirements, and business continuity planning. Working in close collaboration with other business areas across the agency, this position will coordinate the development and implementation of administrative risk management initiatives, programs, and policies.

The minimum education, training, and experience qualifications include a bachelor’s degree with major course work in public/business administration, finance, economics, law, or a related field, and five years of professional experience in risk analysis, preferably related to administrative programs areas such as commercial insurance, contract insurance requirements, and business continuity planning. An advanced degree and/or a risk management certification are desirable.

SANDAG rewards the efforts of its employees with a comprehensive compensation package. Competitive salaries are supplemented with a flexible offering of health, financial security, and time-off benefits to meet the work and life needs of employees and their families.

How to Apply 

A complete job announcement can be seen under the Job Openings tab on the SANDAG website at We encourage all interested candidates to apply for this position by completing a SANDAG employment application form. Resumes, cover letters, and work samples may be submitted in addition to the employment application but are not a substitute for this document.

The employment application can be downloaded in PDF format from the SANDAG website at Alternatively, a copy can be requested by calling (619) 699-1900 or emailing  

Application Supplement

To help us further evaluate the skills and experience of individuals interested in this position, candidates are asked to respond to the Supplemental Questions below. The information can be up to

300 words per question and should be submitted with the Employment Application. This is considered a required component of the application; applications received without a response will be screened out of the selection process.

Supplemental Questions

1. Describe the methods you use to coordinate the participation and activities of multiple contributors from various departments across an organization.

2. Describe an example that demonstrates your ability to creatively solve an insurance-related challenge.

SANDAG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin on Friday, April 20, 2018.



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