Risk Management Specialist

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Medavie Blue Cross
November 21, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
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  • Lethbridge


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Permanent, Full-time
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Medavie is a national health solutions partner that integrates benefits management, health management and health care delivery. Together, with our team of more than 7,700 professionals, we are committed to improving the wellbeing of Canadians.
As a not-for-profit organization, Medavie oversees Medavie Blue Cross, a premier all-in-one benefits carrier and public health program administrator, and Medavie Health Services, a national primary health care solutions organization and the largest contracted provider of emergency management services in Canada.
We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and an Imagine Canada Caring Company.
We don’t have shareholders. Instead, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges.
Job Title:
Risk Management Specialist
Risk & Compliance
Employment Type:
Full Time Permanent
Remote in ON, NS, NB, PEI or NL
Competitive Compensation
Reports To:
As the Risk Management Specialist, you will serve as a key resource in the operationalization of Medavie Inc.'s enterprise risk management framework. This position will support management, risk owners and oversight roles at Medavie Blue Cross, Medavie Health Services and subsidiary operations in identifying, understanding, monitoring and mitigating risks within their areas of responsibility.
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinating risk reporting to the Executive Risk Committee, Senior Management and the Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Collecting and interpreting risk information
  • Implementing automated solutions for risk management reporting
  • Coordinating the risk identification and assessment process (annual and situational)
  • Providing support and guidance to various risk oversight parties
  • Maintaining the organization's risk universe
  • Providing guidance and training on risk management processes
  • Monitoring the progress & success of recommended actions and reports results to senior management
  • Championing risk management throughout the organization and promoting visibility and access
  • Degree in business, accounting, risk management or other relevant fields
  • 3-5 years enterprise or operational risk management/ compliance experience preferably in the insurance or health care sectors
  • Good understanding of risk management concepts and theory
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills with the ability to problem solve independently
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Bilingualism (French/ English) considered an asset
  • Experience with the Resolver Governance, Risk & Compliance system or similar GRC software considered an asset
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medavie strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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