Supervisor Policyowner Operations (Life) - Omaha, NE

Location: Nebraska
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Job No: 499811
Categories: Customer Service, Leadership
Application Closes: Open Until Filled

Performs Supervisor functions to include planning, staffing, directing, developing, and maintaining efficient operations in Policyowner Services. Develops and maintains an engaged, fair, and equitable customer focused work environment. Directly responsible for the development of frontline associates. Accountable for the business results of the area in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, guidelines, and laws.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Develops and demonstrates strong leadership skills in the areas of talent, visionary and business leadership.
  • Direct oversight of Policyowner Services activities to include; interviewing, selecting and training of frontline associates, monitoring and appraising performance of direct reports to hold them accountable for end results including: human resource management, coaching and motivating direct reports and administering disciplinary action and compensation as needed; ensuring Policyowner Services complies with applicable human resource guidelines.
  • Leads and/or participates in special projects; budget planning, management and reconciliation.
  • Evaluates and implements risk strategies that help optimize operations in alignment with maintaining the financial viability of the organization.
  • Ensures all daily activities support the Division efforts to meet or exceed corporate policies, procedures and/or directives.
  • Ensures all new legislation, mandates and legal requirements are analyzed and information is disseminated to the appropriate functional areas for review and implementation.
  • Identifies areas of noncompliance, developing procedures to modify and/or enhance existing processes and initiates corrective action.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify business opportunities and ensure support and attainment of department and Corporate goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates with Underwriting & Claims departments on activities, ensures proper selection of risk is adhered to through policies/procedures and collaborates with cross-functional groups as appropriate to develop additional Underwriting policies and procedures when areas of risk are determined.
  • Ability to maintain composure while handling complex, legal situations; ability to evaluate and present the Company's processes to the Department of Insurance.
  • Leads and participates in project activities initiated to enhance the customer and associate experience/satisfaction, corporate profitability, and business metrics.
  • Analyzes trends and changes across Policyowner Services based on customer feedback and insurance industry best practices; develops and executes plans related to improving Operational Excellence and risk mitigation.
  • Leads and supports Operational Excellence to include daily management, business transformation activities, and process simplification.
  • Collaborates with Underwriting & Claims departments on activities, ensures proper selection of risk is adhered to through policies/procedures and collaborates with cross-functional groups as appropriate to develop additional Underwriting policies and procedures when areas of risk are determined.

ABOUT YOU:

  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.
  • Demonstrated management, analytical, decision-making, communication and human relations skills.
  • Strong leadership skills with the capacity to independently drive results, collaborate, and effectively influence others.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and manage multiple projects and activities.
  • Sound and independent judgment and the ability to think and conceptualize beyond existing barriers, methods and practices.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and demonstrates resiliency.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Understanding of corporate policies, philosophies and objectives. Ensures adherence to these policies.
  • Seasoned insurance background with knowledge of the Company's products and distributions to include strong knowledge of process, risk, and control environment.
  • Knowledge of business processing functions including systems technology and related federal and state regulations.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of computer systems simultaneously such as web tools, policy administration systems and Microsoft products, with proficient keyboarding skills.

VALUABLE EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to learn and work remotely.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Salary Range: $62,654 - $81,451.
  • Pay commensurate with experience.

MUTUAL OF OMAHA:

Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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