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Commercial Business Development Director

Company: Farm Bureau Financial Services
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Commercial Business Development Director Who We Are:With Farm Bureau Financial Services, our client/members can feel confident knowing their family, home, cars and other property are protected. We value a culture where integrity, teamwork, passion, service, leadership and accountability are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take. We're proud of our more than 80-year commitment to protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members and creating an atmosphere where our employees thrive.**This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa. Must be able to be in the office**What You'll Do: As the Commercial Business Development Director you will lead, develop the strategy, and manage consistent execution of Commercial product delivery across the eight state business units. The position will partner with multiple departments to manage current product performance and to identify and lead future enhancements. You will also be responsible for sourcing, managing, and implementing growth opportunities and ensuring profitability across all Commercial lines of business. Other duties may include: -Manage and coordinate all operational components of the Commercial product lines and markets to ensure profitable growth of the Commercial business. -Monitor overall financial performance of each product line. -Understand the current penetration of the product and identify opportunities to increase sales to reach full profitability potential. -Manage vendor and reinsurance relations, interactions and performance. -Develop, implement and execute the Commercial strategy. -Understand product and consumer trends to ensure products remain viable in the market. -Lead project teams, prepare recommendations for process/coverage/system enhancements, and work with the Commercial VP to track and report results -Oversee all staff development aspects including the selection, training/development, disciplining/performance review, salary administration, referring employee complaints, controlling workflow, motivation of employees, and assigned budget activities. What It Takes to Join Our Team:

  • College degree or equivalent plus ten years of relevant insurance experience required. Five years industry leadership experience required.
  • CPCU required.
  • Market knowledge required with the ability to prospect and research current and future enhancements and opportunities.
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, strategic planning, analytical and organizational skills required.
  • Must be results oriented and able to adapt and deal with ambiguous situations and mange expectations.
  • A valid driver's license and satisfactory Motor Vehicle Records are required (Some travel including overnight stays may be required). What We Offer You: When you're on our team, you get more than a great paycheck. You'll hear about career development and educational opportunities. We offer an enhanced 401K with a match, low-cost health, dental, and vision benefits, and life and disability insurance options. We also offer paid time off, including holidays and volunteer time, and teams who know how to have fun. Add to that an onsite wellness facility with fitness classes and programs, a daycare center, a cafeteria, and for many positions, even consideration for a hybrid work arrangement. Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!If you're interested in joining a company that appreciates its employees, provides growth and professional development opportunities, and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today!Work Authorization/Sponsorship Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We are not able to sponsor now or in the future, or take over sponsorship of, an employment visa or work authorization for this role. For example, we are not able to sponsor OPT status.

Keywords: Farm Bureau Financial Services, Des Moines , Commercial Business Development Director, Executive , Des Moines, Iowa

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