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Ops Relationship Manager | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Sales & Distribution
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  866

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.

 

What you do:

Professional level strategic partner for key customers.  Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with Operations and Technology staff at strategic/focus Advisory/EDM Channel by providing a one stop service experience as a key contact and partner for operations and technical areas of Allianz Life.  

 

Establish, build and maintain relationships with strategic/focus Advisory/EDM Channel by initiating and providing education, training and proactive communication for office staff, having an understanding of current and future business needs and using that knowledge in project planning at Allianz Life.  Ensure a positive service experience by involving various areas, taking ownership, exercising sound judgement and coordinating problem resolution, ensuring concerns and feedback are heard and acted upon.        
Develop cohesive plans to partner with our focus firms, seek areas for service and process improvements, coordinate the analysis of trends or activities for proposed changes or improvements in processes and procedures that impact Operations, identify opportunities to promote and provide existing or new services to focus firms, keep current with trends in the industry.        
Participate in department, operations and enterprise initiatives, represent Allianz Distribution & Operations to ensure the customer's perspective is represented, understand the regulatory environment and how it impacts the business, understand Allianz Life as a corporation, drive yearly plan initiatives including assembling and leading project teams, putting together plans and recommendations, following plans through to implementation and measuring results.        
Participate in face to face meetings with producers & Advisory/EDM Channel by travelling to their offices and meeting with them when they are at the home office to provide education and training and strengthen relationships personally and on behalf of Allianz Life.        

 

 

What you bring:
- 7+ years experience required in the Financial services industry
- Four year degree required or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:
- in addition to the minimum requirements, prefer a minimum of 3 years management experience and 5 years of Allianz experience
- Advanced degree preferred
- FINRA Series 6 & 63

 

Travel required up to 25-50% of the time

 

What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.

 

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.