NATURE OF WORK
This is highly complex administrative and specialized professional work directing and coordinating fiscal functions and information systems for Broward County's Self Insurance Fund administered by the Risk Management Division. The Self Insurance Fund is an Internal Service Fund which provides Workers' Compensation, General Liability, Auto Liability, Mass Transit Liability and Medical Malpractice coverage for all County Agencies and Elected Offices.
Work involves responsibility for the administration and management of both fiscal and Risk Management applications administration operations, including policy and procedure development, supervision of high level professional personnel, planning and budget development for the Self Insurance Fund.
Work also involves determining, directing and participating in the overall design, development and implementation of the Risk Management applications which supports the operations of the Self Insurance Fund. Duties include supervising professional and technical staff, and providing high-level direction on the implementation of the Risk Management applications.
Work is performed with considerable independent judgement within established policies and procedures. Employee is required to exercise extensive initiative and independent judgement in all areas of assignment. Supervision is received from both the Assistant Director and Director and is subject to review and evaluation through conferences, attainment of desired management objectives and conformity with established policies and procedures. Information systems guidance is also received from OIT, in conformance with the standards and direction in Broward County IT Strategic Plan.
Manages the fiscal and Risk Management applications operations of the Self Insurance Fund; directs the planning, scheduling, directing, and coordinating of all associated activities; develops policies and procedures to meet goals.
Supervises and participates in the formulation, preparation and control of the Self Insurance Fund budget.
Supervises and participates in the formulation and preparation of the Workers' Compensation and General Liability Premium Models for the Self Insurance Fund for all County agencies and Elected Offices.
Supervises and participates in the forecasting of premiums and divisional allocations for all purchased insurance policies.
Supervises and participates in the preparation of the annual actuarial study of the Self Insurance Fund.
Develops and manages the overall automation strategic plan for highly specialized Information Systems required to support the daily operations of the Self Insurance Fund
Manages the daily operations of the Risk Management information systems section and supervises systems analysts and technicians.
Supervises and participates in requirements analyses; prepares cost-benefit analyses; serves as Project Manager and oversees the RLI process, vendor selection and contract negotiations.
Provides Risk Management application leadership and direction.
Serves as primary liaison with internal and external auditors, State auditors, actuaries, etc. in regards to fiscal and Risk Management application operations and Risk Management polices and procedures.
Prepares a variety of written documents including study plans, special and regular reports, applications, organization analysis and work flow charts.
May be assigned to direct various phases of divisional administrative operations.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Self Insurance and Risk Management.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices and methods of administration, planning and implementation of Risk Management applications and budgetary systems.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and method of administration, system requirements and analysis and integrating systems and business processes to achieve the unique business needs of Self Insurance and Risk Management.
Thorough knowledge of principles of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to analyze, monitor and resolve complex fiscal, operational and policy related problems.
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate the work of subordinates.
Ability to prepare detailed written reports and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to analyze facts and exercise sound judgement in decision making.
Ability to work within an established County technology strategic plan and standards.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in business administration, computer science, risk management or related field; six(6)years supervisory experience in planning and managing Risk Management Information Systems and knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles of Self Insurance Funds; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Location: Risk Management
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E10/02