Assistant Vice President

CEDED REINSURANCE DEPARTMENT

 

Safety National is an alternative market insurance provider that offers a broad range of risk funding products through insurance agents and brokers. Founded in 1942, Safety National is the leading provider of excess workers’ compensation coverage to self-insured employers and groups nationwide, and has provided that type of coverage longer than any other company in the United States. The company continues to expand and adapt its product lines to better meet the needs of today’s employer. Safety National recently celebrated its third year of being named a “Best Place to Work” by Business Insurance magazine.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Experienced professional, responsible for administering all aspects of reinsurance placement and analysis in concert with the Treaty Committee. The individual will also be responsible for supervision of the Ceded Reinsurance Staff. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

At Safety National, we live by the following five core values: Relationships, Integrity, Teamwork, Balance and Stability. Our Core Values serve as the fundamental foundation of our corporate culture and drive our interactions, both internally and externally. An essential function of all Safety National positions is to fully embrace and represent these core values in our daily work life and relationships.

Report directly to the Vice President Ceded Reinsurance in matters outside authority level.

Serve as back up for the Vice President Ceded Reinsurance.

Serve as the Ceded Re contact for product development.

Serve as the Ceded Re contact for Policy Center development.

In collaboration with the Vice President—Ceded Re, actively seek reinsurance solutions.

Approve the finalization of reinsurance contracts.

Participant and/or Chair of strategic and tactical plan initiatives.

Provide necessary support to various departments on Ceded Reinsurance issues.

Actively monitor and provide direction for all Ceded Reinsurance related transactions.

Provide necessary reinsurance education and reinsurance program understanding to non-reinsurance departments.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Actively manage and develop reinsurance department staff providing opportunity for professional growth and building bench strength of the department.

Develop and maintain close relationships with key stakeholders with the organization and appropriately represent the organization to the reinsurance partners.

Special projects, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor Degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred.

Minimum of 10 years in direct reinsurance placement experience, to include Finance/Accounting/Audit experience, along with management experience.

ARe designation is required.

Insurance designations are a plus (CPCU)

Must possess strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact with employees with a high level of diplomacy and effectiveness, and be an innovative leader with the ability to translate strategic thinking into actionable plans and results.

Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conduct meetings.

Able to manage change in the work environment, manage competing demands and be able to deal with frequent changes, delays or unexpected events.

Ability to interpret contracts and negotiate effectively.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite as well as other business-related software.

 

NOTE:

In order to meet the needs of the Corporation, employees may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of, those described above.

For consideration, please submit your resume along with a completed and signed employment application (found on the right hand side of this page).

If you have any issues submitting your information via this website, please email: SNCCrecruitment@safetynational.com.

 

Safety National will only accept resumes and applications from qualified applicants for particular job postings. Resumes and applications submitted that are not identified with a specific job posting will not be reviewed. Safety National reserves the right to unilaterally determine whether or not a particular applicant is qualified for any position with the Company.

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Outstanding Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage. Employee and Children covered at no cost, low cost for Spousal coverage.

Medical Deductible Reimbursement Plan

Life/AD&D Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability provided at no cost to employee.

401k Savings and Profit-Sharing Plan

Pre-Tax Dependent Care Assistance Plan

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Leave and Holidays

Alternate Work Schedules

Business Casual Dress Policy

EEO STATEMENT

Safety National is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any applicant or employee on any grounds prohibited under any federal, state or local law including race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in our application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job related information or protected characteristics.

Location: St. Louis
Date: November 9, 2017
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