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Risk Management Officer- Drive Shack

New York

Fortress Affiliate

Ref#: 2134

Date published: 19-Jan-2018

Drive Shack (the “Company”) is where players of every slice or fade can kick back, kick it up, or kick aside everything they know about the game. It’s where you can play the game your way, with your friends, the kids, or just with a couple of beers. It’s the place where fun is bound to happen, no matter your drive.

Drive Shack is an entertainment company that combines golf, competition, dining, and fun. Those who want to enjoy the facility, but not play, can spectate from one of Drive Shack’s bar and restaurant areas, or spend time in the game lounge. Drive Shack is poised to become the go-to entertainment outlet for golfers and non-golfers alike. The Risk Management Officer will assess and mitigate potential risks that may face the Company’s reputation, safety, and security. This individual will also develop loss-prevention programs to comply with industry best practices. The individual will have the responsibility for Drive Shack’s operational risk management function and will report to the General Counsel.


  • Build and promote a robust risk management culture through strong engagement and relationship building with senior management
  • Identify and execute new program opportunities for improved insurance coverage or reduced cost of risk
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times; understand and enforce safe work practices in a fair and consistent fashion
  • Develop strategy, oversee, and actively participate in annual insurance renewals for all lines of coverage
  • Lead the process to identify and analyze risks as well as recommend and implement appropriate risk management solutions
  • Communicate claims to insurance providers and work with legal and business units to help reduce loss exposure and maximize loss recovery
  • Manage the workers compensation process by working closely with insurance carrier(s) and broker(s)
  • Reviews internal and external loss detail reports provided by vendor partners, analyze data and prepare trending reports
  • Prioritize and assist with budgeting process for property loss control improvements
  • Enforcement of all site policies and procedures, work with management to correct of any violation of said policies when possible, report any violations immediately
  • Work along General Counsel for other risk, safety and compliance needs as they may arise


  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least 7 years of experience in corporate risk management, preferably within a public traded company
  • Experience overseeing multiple, physical locations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate effectively ideas and analysis to senior management
  • Experience analyzing risk, recommending insurance/risk products and demonstrated ability to negotiate costs and legal terms and conditions

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