Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Workers' Compensation and Insurance Manager

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Office of the Director
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 104503
Job Code: Business Operations Spec 5 (A01.5)
Date Posted: November 07 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Workers' Compensation and Insurance Manager.  You will provide professional knowledge and expertise and serve as a consultant for all aspects of risk management for the Laboratory, in the functional areas of loss control, safety, loss prevention, training, claims mitigation/claims management, and insurance.  This position is in the Staff Relations Division.

Essential Duties
- Lead, plan, manage, oversee and drive Laboratory-wide loss control initiatives to develop Laboratory safety culture and awareness and to decrease claim costs and frequency, ensuring strategic deliverables and actions that enable the business requirement of the Laboratory.
- Responsible for overall management and administration of all Laboratory insurance claims, including worker's compensation, general liability, auto liability claims, and special risk insurance.
- Analyze loss control trends and provide strategic guidance to management for implementing specific solutions and programs.
- Provide monthly communication as required on emerging risks and delivery of the required annual reports to the Livermore Site Office Contractor Officer.
- Participate in Return to Work and Illness and Injury Prevention Programs across the Laboratory in order to provide the workers’ compensation program perspective.
- Lead, manage, and oversee compliance with OSHA, federal and state regulations concerning safety related requirements.
- Serve as a consultant providing strategic guidance to stakeholders including the Deputy Director, PAD for Operations and Business, General Counsel, Prime Contract Manager, and the NNSA Site Office Contracting Officers. Serve as a project leader on significant programs/projects.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

- Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or equivalent combination of significant experience and education a related business, operational, and/or organizational area.
- Extensive knowledge and  experience in managing an enterprise workers’ compensation program and application of risk management principles to that program.
- Extensive experience applying related applicable federal/state laws.
- Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to lead staff through conflict resolution with proven ability to influence across functional lines.
- Extensive experience and success in developing training modules and presenting information to large groups of diverse audiences.
- Extensive experience with project management, statistical analysis and problem solving skills.
- Knowledge of various software applications.
- Experience partnering  with management to accomplish goals.

Desired Qualifications
- MBA or other post graduate degree desirable; and ARM, CPCU, or other related professional designations desirable.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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