Lead Director Client & Broker Management

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

The Lead Director of Client & Broker Management is the Senior-most business development role in Zone, working closely with Zone and Market Management Executives to formulate and execute key account and broker distribution strategies within the Zone.~crlf~In addition the Lead Director of Client and Broker Management:~crlf~##Coordinates resources among business developers and with national and regional broker and clients to align with overall company strategies.~crlf~##Possesses agility to generate new, profitable business, across the spectrum of AGCS' target business segments, from Commodity to Complex, and across all lines of business~crlf~##Work across classes of broker partners, including both Global and Sapphires, to optimize AGCS' "share of wallet" by cross- and up-selling while at the same time maximizing the "contribution margin/profitability".~crlf~##Different skillset for selling will be required as our business model moves to incorporate "Digital by Default".

##Lead Zone Strategic Account Planning and Broker Management: Identify key and growth accounts, build and implement Strategic Account Plans;~crlf~##Act as lead broker engagement representative in zone, as well as primary interface between and among Zone Executives, Lines of Business, Claims and Market Management~crlf~##Develop balanced pipeline with target accounts / submissions to fulfill financial targets and desired business mix for the next 2 years;~crlf~##Lead engagement with other Allianz OEs to promote "One Allianz" approach to clients and brokers~crlf~##Act as Thought Leader and Influencer to Executive Management, peers and DCBM colleagues~crlf~##Act as daily challenger and chief execution point to Zone Exec for local strategies;~crlf~##Engage and coordinate with Marketing to tailor specific Zone requirements for market presence and brand awareness;~crlf~##Spearhead Sales Culture across the organization - Work with Zone Execs, LoBs, Claims and ARC to develop and deliver appropriate training in line with Market Management “Vision of Spearheading Sales Culture”; Deliver and reinforce "#findaway" culture rallying point as directed by Senior Market Management Leadership and the North America Executive Management Team ~crlf~##Communicate wins across the organization regionally and globally with a consistent process ~crlf~##Actively assist in career development of more junior colleagues both in MM and across other functions ~crlf~##Proactively build long term relationships with key and growth clients - Build and maintain relationships, and generate trust and credibility, with key people who impact the buying decision;~crlf~##Act as "first port of call", solution provider and trusted advisor for key and growth accounts;~crlf~##Initiate remedial action where necessary, e.g. large claims, IIS;~crlf~##Ensure client data base (Salesforce.com) SFDC is fully populated and kept current at all times with relevant client strategies and client information for the entire Zone~crlf~##Proactively build long term relationships with key broker partners: Develop and grow relationships with AGCS key brokers at appropriate levels;~crlf~##Facilitate brokers' understanding of AGCS underwriting appetites and capabilities, as well as those of other Allianz OEs~crlf~##Act as "first port of call" to AGCS for broker enquiries.~crlf~##Contribute towards broker relationship mapping to increase AGCS profile and promote AGCS as preferred insurer amongst key broker partners~crlf~##Develop and manage internal relationships: Drive change and behavior across functions to deliver coordinated and seamless solutions to clients and brokers;~crlf~##Leverage AGCS executive network to develop client relationships at the executive level;~crlf~##Lead industry teams across Lines of Business in identifying prospects and key industry issues to ensure AGCS offering meets or exceeds client needs ~crlf~##Engage regularly across functions, including Claims and ARC to build relationships and teams both for specific deal opportunities and to increase Zone team dynamic.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

##Bachelor Degree: Degree preferred, in e.g., Economics, Business Administration, Law~crlf~##Trade Qualification: Professional qualification preferred, e.g. ACII (or equivalent) or progress towards~crlf~##Minimum 7 to 10 years: Proven track record in Underwriting or Development role in industrial/specialty insurance business ~crlf~##Successful track record of prospecting new clients in industrial/specialty insurance segment~crlf~##Minimum 7 to 10 years: Demonstrable experience of fostering long term, profitable relationships at senior level in broker and client organizations~crlf~##Minimum 5 to 7 years: Experience of working in international organization, and overseas assignment or equivalent exposure to international insurance programs~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Track record of leadership and influencing others without authority~crlf~##Ability to articulate the AGCS multi-line business offering and benefits~crlf~##Experience with International Program Business~crlf~##Ability to translate the clients' needs into risk solutions, and to develop compelling value propositions~crlf~##Well-versed in both broker and client management. Knowledge of all Global Broker operations as well as National Broker partner structure and local operations~crlf~##Expert: Influencing skills: Ability to persuade and motivate others to act, without executive authority~crlf~##Expert: Negotiation and conflict management: Ability to negotiate best position for AGCS and client, deal in contentious situations, managing conflicting priorities.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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