Risk Manager develops and administers risk-management and loss-prevention programs. Initiates policies to comply with safety legislation and industry practices. Being a Risk Manager researches and reports on the most cost effective plans to minimize asset liability. Acts as the liaison to attorneys, insurance companies and individuals, investigating any incidences that may result in asset loss. Additionally, Risk Manager reviews and analyzes risk management programs for the effectiveness of coverage and to reduce costs and losses. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Risk Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Risk Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.