Tech Director, P&C Staff Und - Umbrella

Nationwide • Des Moines, IA 50312

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

If youre passionate about becoming a Nationwide associate and believe you have the potential to be something great, lets talk. Number 54 on the Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work. JOB SUMMARY: Provides management of commercial or personal line product(s) for a line of business. Responsible for developing and recommending underwriting or product policies, procedures and standards. Ensures coordination between home office and field operations. Supports the development and directs the implementation of strategies that support multiple product related profitability objectives. Supports assigned line of business and operations functions. Manages related staff support function(s). Job Description RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Staff Vice President or Officer. DIRECT REPORTS: 0-3 direct reports. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: + Leads the development of strategy and direction for the assigned product(s). Leads key initiatives to address the product strategy and profitability objectives. Reinforces understanding, communication and execution of product/ underwriting strategy. + Provides technical assistance and support to state/regional underwriting and services leadership. Maintains relationships with new entities, access points and distribution channels that need the support and expertise of product/underwriting staff operations. + Responsible for project management for assigned profitability initiatives. Ensures that each area within the function is following the formal project management process for those projects designated as high priority. + Serves on various committees, project teams and industry boards as assigned. + Responsible for various support functions such as product functional audits, training, vendor selection and management, employee career enhancement, competitive monitoring, systems, and liaison to other business units (systems, services, claims, pricing, distribution, loss control, marketing, etc.). + Proactively identifies market trends, publishing insights, and understanding the market dynamics for the area of responsibility. Includes responsibility for defining KPIs, account segmentation, and identification of key account characteristics that drive performance. + Sets and administers levels of authority for company on assigned line of business. + Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education/Knowledge: Bachelor's degree or post-graduate studies preferred. Relevant professional designation such as CPCU highly desirable. Requires proven knowledge of property/casualty products, insurance company operations, field and staff functions, industry trends, and project management. Experience: Typically ten years property casualty (personal and/or commercial) lines underwriting, including at least five years of management experience. Exposure to both field and staff office operations preferred. Skills: Demonstrated decision-making and strategic abilities. Demonstrated ability to drive for results, deal with ambiguity, communicate with upper management, and conceptualize strategic objectives. Ability to lead staff, committees and project participants in all aspects of product/underwriting activities. JOB CONDITIONS: Overtime Eligibility: Not eligible (exempt). Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Frequent travel may be required. ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to the principal and essential functions of the job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. Job Evaluation Activity: Edited 11/10 JDC UND/PROU. Additional Job Description Smoke-Free Iowa Statement: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, its affiliates and subsidiaries comply with the Iowa Smokefree Air Act. Smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on or around company premises as well as company issued vehicles. The company offers designated smoking areas in which smoking is permitted at each individual location. The Act prohibits retaliation for reporting complaints or violations. For more information on the Iowa Smokefree Air Act, individuals may contact the Smokefree Air Act Helpline at 888-944-2247. Job ID: 50433 #nwag #nationwide #onyourside #veteran #diversity #umbrella


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