Director, Strategy & GrowthAssurant Inc. - Atlanta, GA
Director, Strategy & Growth
The Global Preneed Strategy and Growth Director will contribute to the strategic planning process and the execution of Global Preneed growth initiatives to meet specific financial targets. This position will focus on the development and implementation of strategies to increase sales through new distribution partners and the lifetime value of customers. The Director Strategy & Growth will report to the VP Global Strategy and Business Development
Major Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Contributes to developing and communicating the strategic vision for the business and identifying new areas of strategic focus, including long range goals that tie into the organization’s goals and support the product value proposition, market drivers, sales prospects and competitive impact.
Develops and supports action plans to implement and execute on strategies
Supports direct and consultative sales activities to align and optimize opportunities with the broader Global Preneed strategies.
Leverage qualitative and quantitative consumer insights research to formulate strategic initiatives
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop appropriate marketing and pricing strategies as well as providing input in developing new innovative products.
Fosters and promotes an internal personal network of both peers and senior management to gain their input and support on the business objectives with regard to Accounting, Actuarial, IT, Legal, Operations and Sales.
Model innovative thinking, global mindset, commitment to excellence and credibility in day to day interactions with teams, management, clients and partners.
Basic Qualifications Required – Education and Experience
5 year’s experience in successful strategic planning and consulting, training, new product development, brand/product management experience or equivalent
Other Skills Required
Strategic thinking to achieve business goals that support the overall organization’s goals
Ability to understand business strengths and weaknesses
Experience with analyzing markets and competition, identify external threats and opportunities, and adapt strategy to changing conditions
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills to effectively communicate sales ideas, plans and results to all levels within the company and to outside business partners as needed.
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Ability to develop short and long term strategic vision and goals
Highly self-motivated, able to independently manage multiple projects and initiatives
Able to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced setting with competing priorities, good time management skills
Mindset for innovation, problem solving, strategic thinking and execution to grow the business
Knowledge or experience of insurance and protection services business and sales a plus
*Sales and Account Management
Director, Strategy & Growth
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applyDirector, Strategy & Growth Assurant Inc. - Atlanta, GA, United States
Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized insurance products and related services in North America, Latin America, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits. The Assurant Solutions segment provides domestic and international extended service contracts and warranties with coverage on mobile devices, personal computers, consumer electronics, appliances, automobiles, and recreational vehicles; preneed life insurance to address funeral costs at death; and international credit insurance that offers protection from life events and uncertainties that arise in purchasing and borrowing transactions. The Assurant Specialty Property segment offers lender-placed and voluntary homeowners insurance, lender-placed and voluntary manufactured housing insurance; lender-placed flood insurance, multi-family housing insurance, and property preservation services; and restoration and inspection services. The Assurant Health segment provides major medical insurance, short-term medical insurance, and limited benefit coverage to individuals and families; and medical insurance to small employer groups. The Assurant Employee Benefits segment offers group disability, dental, life, vision, and supplemental products, as well as individual dental products. This segment also reinsures disability and life products. The company distributes its insurance products and services through various distribution channels, including independent employee benefits specialists, brokers, managing general agents, life agents, financial institutions, mortgage lenders and servicers, retailers, funeral homes, association groups, and other third-party marketing organizations. Assurant, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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