Risk Management Specialists
On the Job
Risk Management Specialists work to minimize various risks of all types to organizations. They document possible risk, and communicate these risks to upper management. They may recommend ways to control or reduce risk, or put these procedures in place.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Confer with others about financial matters.
- Gather organizational performance information.
- Present business-related information to audiences.
- Analyze business or financial data.
- Analyze risks related to investments in green technology.
- Apply mathematical models of financial or business conditions.
- Assess risks to business operations.
- Evaluate applicable laws and regulations to determine impact on organizational activities.
- Update professional knowledge.
- Develop contingency plans to deal with organizational emergencies.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Working with a group or team.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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