Austral Group organizes and produces travel-based education experiences for leading business schools, corporations and business associations from around the world. Together with our clients we design highly customized educational and cultural itineraries, and fulfill all destination-level travel and logistics.
Austral was founded in 2006 to serve a handful of US business schools and one destination in Latin America. Today we serve more than 200 global institutions, and in the past five years we have organized more than 600 group travel experiences for 24,000 students in 34 cities throughout Latin America, USA and Europe. Our Company continues to grow, and we constantly evaluate opportunities to widen the geographic footprint and client base.
Find out more at www.australgroup.com.
The Austral Group recognizes safety and risk management as a fundamental duty and cornerstone of our value proposition and a core responsibility to our clients. As Risk Management Director you will lead the Company’s safety and risk management strategy and operations, ensuring the safety and security of our clients and staff, building an industry-leading risk management practice and forming effective partnerships with our demanding global client base. You will also play a key role in the Company’s safe expansion to new geographies.
You will act as principal owner of Austral Group’s safety and risk management framework (i. supplier and activity selection, ii. role clarity, iii. situation management, and iv. insurance) and will align our company and its stakeholders around this framework while keeping our trips fun and academically fulfilling.
Austral Group Risk Management provides services to anticipate, mitigate and manage risk, and effectively and efficiently respond to safety and security incidents and emergencies.
Our approach is both proactive and reactive. As proactive partners in our clients’ global endeavors, we provide consultation, risk assessment, and jointly strategize to enable clients to travel safely and to meet their international and academic goals. When necessary to react to an incident, Austral Group works directly with our clients, partners, providers, staff and other stakeholders to help mitigate risks and manage emergencies.
This role is based in Santiago, Chile.
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