Commercial Business Development Director
Company: Farm Bureau Financial Services
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 25, 2023
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
- 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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