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Sr. Manager, Risk Management

Illumina, Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Reporting to the VP, Finance & Treasurer, this position will develop, recommend, and administer various risk management programs, manage Illuminas global insurance programs, and provide research and analytical support to optimize protection of Illuminas balance sheet. This role will coordinate and oversee investigation and reporting of accidents/claims under each insurance program, take responsibility for the overall insurance budget, and manage the renewal of the companys global insurance coverage portfolio. The position will interact with leaders across the company, including from Employee Health & Safety, Facilities, HR, Business Continuity Planning, Clinical, Legal, Manufacturing, and Finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for various risk management programs, including ongoing analysis of current and potential future risks
  • Integrate the insurance program with the companys Enterprise Risk Management program and establish a risk management framework that can be used in various decision-making processes throughout the company and includes a methodology to assess the impact of risk (and the transfer of risk) on the companys bottom line
  • Lead the design, procurement, and administration of global insurance programs for Illumina
  • Responsible for insurance policy renewals, including renewal strategy, marketing, data request compilation, and negotiations
  • Oversee and collaborate with various teams across Illumina on all aspects of the global risk management budget
  • Manage insurance claims and maintain loss statistics
  • Collaborate with HR and EHS to manage the workers compensation insurance program
  • Work with business partners in the review of insurance terms in contracts as requested, and support legal on any litigated claims
  • Main relationship contact for insurance carriers and brokers

Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.

Requirements (Qualifications and Attributes):

  • 12+ years of risk management or insurance experience and 3-6 years of management experience
  • Knowledge of risk management and insurance coverage terms and issues
  • Expertise in a variety of insurance policies, including D&O, property and business interruption, product liability, workers compensation, professional liability, fiduciary liability, cargo, and cyber
  • Strong project management skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Extraordinary focus on details, accuracy, and quality
  • Adaptable, flexible, and able to balance multiple projects / priorities
  • Integrity, reliability, initiative, and the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well within teams and independently
  • Exceptionally well organized
  • Disciplined and hard working with a positive attitude

All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.


  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Risk Management, Business, or related field, or equivalent
  • MBA preferred
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or related professional risk management/insurance certification preferred

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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