Under broad oversight, responsible for profitability, growth, and retention of business within an assigned territory/territories that is consistent with overall business unit objectives. Responsible for managing a group of Account Executives, in a location(s). Responsibilities typically include: Overseeing the underwriting of new and renewal business for a territory/location(s). Working with RVP, implements business strategies to effectively achieve profit and growth objectives for assigned territory/location(s). Manages a team of Account Executives, and possibly, Managing Account Executive(s). Has the overall responsibility for all aspects of their territory. Implements strategies aligned with business unit objectives that grow and retain a profitable book of business. Staff management functions include, but are not limited to, coaching, training, planning and performance management in a supportive, team oriented, collaborative manner. The incumbent in this job is a manager.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
Bachelor degree preferred. Typically has 8-10 years of relevant Account Executive experience. Previous commercial accounts underwriting experience preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. Prior management of a field location preferred. Industry/Business Knowledge: Exhibits a thorough understanding of global insurance trends, industry/ customer based trends and enterprise wide business and financial drivers that affect the region and local office. Effectively applies this knowledge to manage local business goals and objectives. Product Knowledge: Manages to organizational and regulatory rules, policies and procedures; also provides feedback to higher levels of management when changes are needed. Maintains a thorough knowledge of enterprise wide products and services.
Operates standard office equipment (Continuously) Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently) Driving (Occasionally)
6 years of Account Executive/ underwriting experience required.
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.
Licensing or Certificates:
Valid drivers license or alternate means of personal transportation. CPCU designation preferred in some lines of business.
Omaha - Nebraska - United States
West Des Moines - Iowa - United States
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