National Risk Management Consultant, Remote (NJ, IL, NC), Berkley lifesciences

W. R. Berkley Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company is made up of dedicated and passionate people committed to delivering the highest quality insurance products and services to specialized markets worldwide.

Our culture is one of innovation, creativity, and teamwork. Our team is highly motivated, passionate about our business, and deeply experienced in developing and delivering product and service solutions in the life science marketplace. You will join a highly respected team of experienced, successful professionals with deep expertise in this market as they build the company of the future.

At Berkley Life Sciences we insure the future of life science innovators today.  We do so by serving as a preferred market for the life science industry around the globe, offering a broad range of sophisticated property & casualty products and services designed to meet our customers’ individualized needs. 

The company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


We have an opportunity for a National Risk Management Consultant to join our team!  You will promote risk management practices to support our Berkley Life Sciences business. You will  consult with other departments and develop/execute a business plan focused on enhancing risk management business services to brokers and policy holders. Note: this is not a traditional loss control position; rather, the successful candidate will be a problem solver, as opposed to an ‘inspector’.  

W.R. Berkley is a great company with great people. Come join us! 

Key functions of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and execute a national plan to market and secure partnering with brokers and policy holders to deliver traditional risk management business consultations
  • Develop client service educational content in the area of life science business risk management including but not limited to white papers, panel participation, and physical and e- tool platforms
  • Deliver superior risk management service to clients and brokers nationally; service in many cases will require customization and detail specific to individual customers
  • Actively engage with industry and broker associations
  • Manage national projects related to business risk management initiatives; project work will involve interdepartmental collaboration between underwriting, claims, legal, and marketing 


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the following fields of study is required: Safety Management, Risk Management and Insurance, Business Management, Industrial or Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology and Science Majors
  • 10+ years of risk management or related experience in the corporate environment, preferably in the life science and P&C insurance industry
  • Broad based knowledge of risk management technical disciplines with a focus on life science operations is required
  • Corporate risk management experience, or extensive EH&S, compliance, facility and supply chain management in the life science sector is required along with an understanding of industry quality and supply chain regulations
  • Professional designations including CSP, CIH, CHMM, CFPS or ARM desired, or must be willing to attain
  • Calm under pressure; you have excellent organizational skills, integrity, and great follow-through on tasks; you are comfortable challenging norms while working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • The work environment is highly automated and autonomous and requires strong computer skills, including Microsoft office suite, as well as the ability to self-motivate, efficiently manage time, and develop/ execute national goals and objectives independently utilizing the practice of extreme ownership
  • Ability to manage projects, collaborate across multiple disciplines, and prioritize tasks based on short- and long-term objectives of the role, department, and organization

Additional Company Details

The company offers a competitive base compensation and robust benefits package to all full time regular employees.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiting firms.

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