Senior Risk Officer
CIS Ontario
Ottawa, ON 
21d ago

Senior Risk Officer

Full-Time, Indefinite Term

Established in 1891, Ashbury College is a leading independent school for boys and girls, Grades 4 to 12. Promoting academic excellence, community participation, character development, personal growth, and international engagement, our Ottawa based school attracts students from across the National Capital Region, Canada, and over 50 countries.

We are currently seeking a Senior Risk Officer to assist our Leadership team and Board of Directors in creating strategic, practical and effective processes to minimize organizational risks.

Reporting to our CFO, you will help to enhance Ashbury College’s culture of delivering effective and safe education and character development programs.

Specific activities that protect our over 700 students, more than 140 staff, many volunteers, and real and virtual property including :

  • Deliver safety and risk awareness and management education to all school staff and volunteer Board of Director members,
  • Develop processes to ensure that operational policies and procedures appropriately address risk mitigation,
  • Ensure the ongoing development of department and whole-school safety and risk management plans, and that safety and risk reviews are regularly undertaken,
  • Promote the reporting and documentation of all identified risks,
  • Provide departments with legislative, regulatory, and case law updates as appropriate, and ensure compliance with the same,
  • Inform the Leadership Team of best and emerging risk management practices and recommend revisions to school policies, procedures and documents as appropriate,
  • Coordinate fire and lock-down procedures, and other emergency preparedness training,
  • Administer identified risk management systems including co-chair the Joint Health and Safety Committee and Security Committee, and support safety related task groups.
  • Maintain the school’s Risk Register, Travel Binders, and other assigned documents.
  • We’d like to hear from you if have a post-secondary specialization and professional certification in a safety and / or risk-

    management discipline, combined with a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience. You apply proven problem identification and solving skills, effective analytical skills, influence positive change through your strong interpersonal and collaborative skills, and are adept at policy development and writing.

    You are fluent with a variety of data management platforms, as well as Microsoft Office suite. And, you have a history of genuine care for the safety and wellbeing of others, particularly in your workplace community.

    Ashbury College offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a collaborative and dynamic work environment and an emphasis on professional growth and development.

    For more information about our school, please visit us at www.ashbury.ca

    Please e-mail your resume with a brief description of why you think you would be a great fit with Ashbury College to hr ashbury.

    ca, and please quote Senior Risk Officer in the subject line. We need to receive your application by no later than July 18, 2018.

    Ashbury College is a respectful, inclusive and accessible workplace. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Please let us know by e-mail to hr ashbury.ca, or by calling the College at 613-749-9630 and ask to speak with our Director of Human Resources.

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