VP Strategy, Group Insurance - Roseland , New Jersey, United States, 0

Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by JobLeads

Jersey, AR 71651
Insurance
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
* Drive the strategic management process to ensure the optimal business strategy is in place to support sustainable business success * Work closely with senior executives to lead critical strategic initiatives * Assess existing operating standards to identify opportunities for process improvements and best practices adoption * Participate in efforts to identify opportunities to differentiate Group Insurance from key competitors. Opportunities are informed by external forces, opportunities and trends * Provide unbiased business, market and competitive analysis and recommendations in support of management decision making * Analyze operational and financial data to provide qualitative and quantitative information to support the strategic development efforts * Lead and manage critical projects, ensuring timely delivery of high quality outputs by all team members * Build strong relationships with the executive team, and act as a counselor on the most important strategic issues * Manage rotational nature of team, including attracting top talent from outside the company and placing team members in leadership positions through the enterprise * Develop a high caliber team of strategy professionals * Where appropriate and as needed, work closely with senior management, business line executives and the corporate development team to assess opportunities, provide due diligence support and support execution and transition efforts * Evaluate emerging market capabilities and bring forward opportunities to buy or partner where it may make sense to close capabilities gaps that support the business strategy * As needed, manage portfolio of strategic investments * Engage frequently with the senior leadership team regarding topics of strategic importance * Build and maintain strong relationships with the leadership team to ensure that strategies are market facing and guided by market needs * Build partnerships with other areas to ensure the organization is balancing advancement against its strategic priorities while achieving operating plan objectives * Build partnerships with others to connect strategic management discipline with other core business practices such that advancing the strategic direction * Measurable experience in combination of professional services and the financial services industry * MBA or similar advanced degree strongly preferred * Well-honed consulting skills enabling the individual to work with others to elicit information, to think objectively and analytically and to influence outcomes positively * Demonstrated experience managing a varied team of professionals * Excellent leadership, communication, facilitation and presentation skills * Experience building a sustainable, profitable business while meeting the highest ethical standards * Experience in evaluating and executing transactions * Excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills, including financial modeling skills * Ability to quickly develop a deep knowledge of the company, Industry, products and services

Reference: 569350016