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Travelers AVP - Risk Control in Braintree, Massachusetts

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Risk Control

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$133,600.00 - $220,400.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Reports to Risk Control business leader Under broad oversight, attracts, recruits, retains and develops top talent in collaboration with Field Director Develops and executes national and regional business plans in support of Business Insurance and Risk Control strategies. Manages a staff of Risk Control Field Directors across multiple states and offices. Supports a variety of business segments, including, but not limited to, national accounts, large & small commercial accounts, construction, oil & gas, public sector, etc. Responsible for understanding pertinent data and analytics in order to develop applicable strategies that impact current business trends within the territories and/or businesses supported.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Understand regional gaps, both technical and leadership, and implement plans to address

  • Ensures that Risk Control resources are sufficient to meet business needs

  • Responsible to identify career paths in both technical and leadership roles, in collaboration with Field Directors.

  • Interact with Field Director, Home Office Risk Control and business partner leadership to develop and/or support regional specific Risk Control strategies.

  • Establish time bound expectations for improvement and acts swiftly and decisively if improvements are not demonstrated and sustained

  • Collaborate with Business Partners to develop specific strategies for leveraging Risk Control resources to acquire and retain business and to improve overall profitability of their book of business

  • Work with Regional President and Business Unit Regional Vice President to translate business plan into Risk Control relevant actions

  • Takes active role in leadership of the division

  • Identifies, leads and/or participates on division wide projects

  • Represents the company with government and regulatory agencies, insurance associations and professional associations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in the areas of science, occupational safety and health, engineering or risk management required

  • 10+ years Risk Control or related experience required

  • 5+ years management experience required

  • Proven ability to strategically plan while maximizing performance in the short term

  • Risk Control experience within the P&C industry required

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Graduate degree in a related field preferred

Licensing or Certificates

  • Recognized related professional designations (such as ASP, CSP, ARM, CPCU, etc.)

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Demonstrated technical aptitude preferred

  • Superior Communication skills preferred

  • Ability to establish credibility quickly preferred

  • Demonstrated successful management experience leading both on site and remote employees

  • Experience in leading large, diverse groups including leading other leaders

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Travel Requirements: Travel Frequently

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email ( so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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