Manager - Insurance & Loss Prevention

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 13, 2022
Feb 12, 2022
Health & Safety
Full Time
The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross' operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT, Investor Relations, Exploration, Geology and Mine Planning, among others.

Job Description

To manage the Kinross global insurance program and loss prevention activities. Ensures continuous improvement in areas relating to insurance, loss prevention, and risk management. Establishes processes and ensures such processes are followed and in compliance with corporate governance, financial reporting, tax, and other Company policies. Supports the execution of Kinross' finance strategy, standards and initiatives and act as a key liaison between Corporate and/or the regional finance team and/or the mine site.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage insurance and loss prevention program, including annual insurance renewal process for all lines of insurance.
  • Manage all property and cargo claims, and provide assistance as needed to Legal for the handling of liability and D&O claims.
  • Assist managing broker relationships, and ensure broker and consultant agreements are entered into and current.
  • Create and track insurance program enhancement projects.
  • Identify and research alternative approaches to building insurance towers for various policies.
  • Manage project construction insurance as needed.
  • Ensure that the insurance notification and claim processes are working efficiently and effectively so that the likelihood of insurable events being covered by insurance is maximized.
  • Liaise with lenders and partners to ensure compliance with contractual provisions.
  • Stay abreast of developing risk and insurance trends and facilitate risk discussions internally and with insurance advisors. Challenge status quo.
  • Develop and maintain internal relationships and educate mine and corporate management on risk and insurance matters.
  • Work with risk consultants and mine management to arrange surveys to mine sites to conduct risk surveys, and review the risk reports.
  • Manage quarterly risk recommendations with the mine sites and record progress.
  • Manage the internal ranking system by prioritizing risk mitigation recommendations outlined in the risk reports.
  • Identify options around enhancing the current premium allocation system that takes into account mine site risk ratings and loss prevention performance.
  • Work with mine sites to track impairments.
  • Other duties as required.

Education and Experience

  • Graduate degree in business or related discipline, or other professional related qualification
  • At least 5 years of related work experience
  • Preferably worked within a Treasury, Finance, or Insurance function
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines during peak periods
  • Experience in managing people


  • Excellent attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments
  • Ability to travel periodically

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.