Manager, Business Analyst in Mesa, AZ at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible to lead the strategic delivery of organized, valid data for key stakeholders by identifying and implementing innovative data and reporting tools, overseeing team development of reports and collaborating with Information Technology (IT) and the lines of business (LOB) to ensure team provides quality data and reporting services. Additional responsibilities include playing a key role in meeting companywide profitability and customer/client satisfaction goals.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Manage the timely delivery of data by delegating and prioritizing key stakeholder requests, guiding team on identification of correct matrixes/datasets and reviewing reports to ensure accuracy and validity of information for key stakeholder objectives
  • Manage risk by establishing, communicating and monitoring key performance indicators to identify opportunities for continuous improvement, mitigate impacts of unplanned changes, and provide stake holders with visibility into SLA adherence
  • Drive the delivery of reliable data by developing strategic testing and report building guidelines, troubleshooting escalated issues and resolving complex problems with IT to clarify information and ensure team produces quality reports for key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with IT by gathering information on system changes and data availability and recommending processes for advancing data delivery strategy to share updates with team and promote streamlined data and reporting operations
  • Foster strong partnerships across the business by communicating with key stakeholders to share expertise on data delivery best practices, solicit feedback on team performance and identify strategies for continuously improving data reporting for business objectives
  • Drive the implementation of innovative data and reporting tools by monitoring company trends and best practices, leading data testing and formatting initiatives and providing subject matter expertise to train team on appropriate new tools for specialized data projects
  • Drive strategic value based decisions through defined and validated cost models
  • Manage a performance enhancement culture by actively coaching and mentoring direct reports, providing regular feedback and developing employees for wider roles and responsibilities to foster professional growth and development
  • Update key stakeholders on department production and performance by communicating with clients and managers as appropriate to regularly share pertinent information
  • Supervise daily operations of team by coordinating and communicating employee tasks, scheduling shifts, encouraging collaboration with other departments, measuring performance and providing feedback to achieve high productivity and meet service level expectations
  • Provide a positive environment by modeling cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt National General Insurance values in personal work behaviors, decision making, contributions and interpersonal interactions, manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

 

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • Customer service or Managerial experience, increasing levels of responsibility
  • Principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment, de-escalation of conflict, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Principles and methodology involved in performance management, leadership technique and coordination of people and resources
  • Terminology, function and fundamental capabilities of common computer software
  • Advanced working knowledge of systems of record and processes and procedures utilized in area of responsibility
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Motivate, develop, and direct people as the work; share knowledge with others and provide effective performance feedback
  • Ability to organize people, tasks and activities to yield effective performance feedback
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Utilize established procedures to guide decision making
  • Ability to manage expenditures to a budget
  • Facilitate discussions and manage and resolve conflict to reconcile differences among others and between self and others
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in personal ;earning and enhancing knowledge; confront unexpected circumstances as learning opportunities
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and learn quickly 
  • Maintain composure by responding calmly, quickly, professionally and decisively to the unpredictable or unexpected

 

Desired Skills:

  • Mortgage or hazard insurance experience
Job posting ID: 2019-2018/2

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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