Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (Procurement Risk & Insurance Manager)
Transportation-Central Services - Salem, OR

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Position Summary ODOT12-0362oc - Salem The primary purpose of this position is to develop, design, implement and managet the ODOT statewide ongoing procurement risk management program principles and best practices systems that provide the agency with appropriate checks and balances to support procurement, contract development, project delivery and the overall agency mission.
If you are hired, you will become part of the State's Management Team.
Employee will be required to use a vehicle to conduct business; you must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record or be able to provide an acceptable alternate method of transportation. Instructions - Minimum Qualifications The 'Work Experience' and/or 'Education' sections of your application must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed below; you must also answer supplemental questions. A resume' or position description will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Minimum Qualifications : A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; AND four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work. OR Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification. Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate the following experience.
Extensive experience with insurance and risk mitigation in the highway construction / capital construction industry
Understands and comprehends parameters of state law
Blended experience in private industry and government risk management, surety and insurance
Experience with managing or consulting on litigation
Extensive consulting experience in risk transferrance in contracts through insurance, bonds and surety instruments Preferred Professional Accreditations include one or more of the following

CRIS – Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist designation
ARM – Associate in Risk Management
CPCU – Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
CIC – Certified Insurance Counselor Criminal Background and additional pre-employment check(s) as required for the position will be conducted on final candidates (could include Driver License, LEDS, and/or Education Verification).
Veteran's Points : Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 attached to your application - 5 Points Honorable or General 'Character of Service' showing on a DD214 or DD215 and a 'Certificate of Civil Service' preference letter attached to your application - 10 Points Questions ? For questions about the job announcement, call 503-378-8929. For questions about applying on-line, call 1-877-204-4442. Application Help: http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/CS/HR/jobs/Application_Help.pdf Position Duties Program Leadership and Administration Develop and deliver risk evaluation and mitigation services which may include, but are not limited to: assessing risk, ensuring compliance, and managing of risk programs for contractual risk transfer, environmental hazard mitigation, business recovery, property protection, and fleet safety. Use expert knowledge to influence and negotiate risk strategies for ODOT business lines engaged in outsourcing to deliver mission critical services. Provide expert technical evaluation of conflicting agency objectives, insurance industry regulations and solutions for project contract risk transference and public trust elements of a project in order to advise the customer and agency about reliable and legal solutions. Develop statewide policies, procedures and tools that facilitate the design, prioritization and completion of projects and enhance the efficiency or effectiveness of mitigating outsourcing risks. Strategic Consultant Services Establish minimum standards and criteria for customers to facilitate reduced risk to agency procurement and contract administration responsibilities. Assist functional and technical development team members with evaluating of project functional and process changes. Collaborate with client personnel at all levels and build problem solving partnerships with clients and colleagues. Conduct project site visits statewide as needed to ensure appropriate level of evaluation of unusual and evolving site conditions. Lead project team members, procurement team members, and management staff in segments of the analysis, design, and implementation of projects that require a technical/business solution for procurement and contractual risk transfer. Risk Mitigation Assessment, Tools, and Staff Education Establish standards for customers to facilitate reduced risk to agency procurement and contract administration responsibilities. Assist functional and technical development team members with evaluating of project functional and process changes. Assist ODOT business line experts with evaluating project development and delivery risks and project managers in understanding operational risks and develop solutions to ensure projects can move forward. Develop and implement written policies, procedures, and tools for customers to use for procurement and contract management activities. Provide strategic terminology for business line customers who are developing and managing construction and other projects through outsourcing. Assist functional and technical development team members with testing of functional and process changes. Create, revise and implement educational materials, presentations and curriculum for ODOT employees to share expert level information and tools that assist with project evaluation, process integrity, and best practices when employing risk mitigation principles. Trends and Forecasting Track current events and issues and advise the agency executive team, operational business lines, and agency program managers in critical matters related to protecting the agency's operational and financial outcomes. Legislative Analysis Develop and evaluate legislation, including fiscal analysis. Represent ODOT to the Legislative Assembly and negotiate with legislators to achieve the goals and objectives of ODOT outsourcing strategies. Work closely with other state agencies to assure long term, cohesive approach to contractual risk transference. Application Checklist Electronic Application Checklist: Application Supplemental Questions Veteran's Documents - If Applicable
Oregon Department of Transportation Human Resources - Recruitment 3930 Fairview Industrial Dr SE MS#4 Salem OR 97302 Fax 503-378-3481 Announcement information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting the automated application hotline at 503-986-3847 or 1-866-ODOT-JOB (1-866-636-8562) or 711 (Relay Operator for the Deaf) between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (Pacific Time) Monday through Friday. ODOT does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Contact 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT) for questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. The Oregon State Government is expected to continue cost reduction measures including mandatory unpaid time off (furlough days) during the 2011-2013 biennium.


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