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Director, Risk Assessment & Control

Cox Enterprises

Atlanta, GA
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Cox Enterprises
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Company Cox Enterprises
Title: Director, Risk Assessment & Control
JobID: 177845
Category: Risk Management
Industry: Cox Enterprises
Job Type: Full-time


Partnering with senior executives and safety leaders of the various company divisions providing strategic guidance, thought leadership and counsel necessary to achieve Best-In-Class Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) and Property Conservation Program performance improvement across the enterprise.  Position will be a Risk Control Department leadership role in support of the broader Risk Management department function to minimize both risk and the company’s insurance spend.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Responsible for leadership, innovation, governance and management necessary to identify, evaluate, mitigate and monitor the company’s risk
  • Professionally influence the management of people and processes relative to safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, environmental, fire protection and regulatory compliance. Ensure the risk control mission relative to our corporate culture and vision is achieved
  • Assures and enhances compliance with the company’s safety and property conservation program standards and existing federal, state and local regulations
  • Leads, influences and motivates the management of change and establishing accountability mechanisms
  • Understands and operationalizes programs, policies and procedures for accident reporting, investigation and analysis relative to governmental regulatory compliance, workers’ compensation, auto liability and general liability
  • Promotes and conducts risk assessments, audits, incident investigations, root cause analyses and behavioral based safety and observation processes
  • Formulates, develops and coordinates safety and risk control functions inclusive of driver safety, fleet management and DOT requirements
  • Manages the administration of outside ES&H and fire protection consultants



Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Engineering or related technical or sciences field (such as chemistry, biology, physics, environmental management, etc.).  If degree is unrelated to those stated, a minimum of 10 years of relevant safety, environmental and fire protection experience is required
  • 5-7 years’ experience with large employer, complex facilities and lone worker and/or outside workforces with a safety, fire protection and environmental role
  • Experience with OSHA, DOT, EPA regulations with an ability to interpret and explain in a manner easily understood and applicable to operations personnel
  • Experience with federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations relating to air, water, solid waste and hazardous waste management
  • Develops, conducts and oversees organizational ES&H training
  • Provide regulatory interpretation and technical advice
  • Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) for analyzing, monitoring, reporting and presentations
  • Safety Certification
  • Ability to travel up to 40%

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Advanced degree with 10 – 12 years’ senior safety leader experience with large employer(s), complex facilities and lone worker and/or outside workforces with a safety administration, fire protection and environmental role
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience in maintaining critical safety programs i.e. fall protection, LO/TO, confined space, electrical safety and driver improvement
  • Record of reducing WC, AL and GL loss costs
  • Solid experience in ergonomic program(s) process improvement
  • Experience developing and leading HPR property conservation and life safety programs
  • CSP – Certified Safety Professional or CIH - Certified Industrial Hygienist

About Cox Enterprises


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).


The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

Organization: Cox Enterprises

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Director

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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