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Insurance Consulting Director | Remote

Job Level:  Management
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:  867

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.

 

This position is responsible for the overall leadership of the outsourced insurance desk. The desk provides front line product sales support, including product recommendations, to end clients.  The role is responsible for developing and growing team, capabilities/skills, and the strategy for the desk. The position is responsible for ensuring a favorable client and adviser experience through deploying an investigative approach when sourcing appropriate products for clients.  The position is responsible for resolving escalated matters and liaises with internal colleagues to ensure proper resolution. This role must have a series 6 or 7, 63, 24 or 26, and maintain an active insurance licenses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Sales, New Business, and Case Design Support:

•Provide reactive sales support-- Fixed and Variable annuity sales support supporting RIA/IAR Advisory partners

•Provide case design support-- in accordance with RIA/IAR investment philosophies, risk tolerance, etc.

•Provide new business workflow support-- coordinate steps between client and adviser and Allianz to implement insurance solutions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Leadership:

•Responsible for building and leading a team of insurance consultants; responsible for building skills and capabilities of team members ensuring client needs are met

•Mentors, coaches, and develops direct reports

•Leads through influence, persuasion; creates followership and motivates others

•Builds highly productive and collaborative relationships with ASA leadership and our Emerging Markets and Distribution team that predominately supports our fee based advisers.  

                                                

Other:  

•Document product recommendations utilizing CRM Tool/system

•Projects assigned, as needed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Minimum Requirements:

– 11+ years experience required: 11+ years experience interacting with sales personnel in Financial Services/Insurance Industry. Must have experience work with RIAs/IARs and direct end client point of sale experience. Strong understanding of RIA eco-system/business model.

– Four-year degree required: Or work equivalent work experience

– FINRA Series 6 or 7, 24 or 26, 63 and maintain an active insurance license(s).

 

 

Preferred:

– Series 7 and 24 : Series 7 and 24 are preferred

– Designations: CFA, CIMA, CFP, CLU, ChFC, RICP or other industry designations preferred

 

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.