Senior Account Manager UK & IRL
Swiss Re
London, LND, GB
6d ago

About iptiQ Become a part of a growing and dynamic entrepreneurial team within the established Swiss Re Group. iptiQ is a start-

  • up unit, established to provide innovative protection solutions directly to consumers. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences that are key to driving forward this new business;
  • working closely with our partners and clients. Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people.

    Our motto is "now life is easier for everyone". For us this means making life insurance easier to sell, to buy and to trust.

    About the Role You will focus on the creation and management of sustainable long-term distribution partnerships in the UK and IRL, through dedicated account management and effective collaboration with cross-

    functional teams to grow our revenues. Reporting to the Head of Sales UK & IRL, you will work closely with a cross-functional team to deliver challenging business targets through existing distribution partnerships.

    You will bring deep understanding of the insurance market, regulatory environment, protection products and distribution landscape in the UK, the capability to act commercially at a senior level and the willingness to focus and commit to grow our revenues through existing partnerships.

    You will lead existing distribution partnerships holistically from goal setting through to implementation of new products and / or distribution channels, including leading on commercial negotiations.

    You will co-ordinate, guide and handle cross-functional teams that span a wide range of disciplines to ensure success in building sustainable partnerships.

    Your ability to run and engage colleagues across the organization to deliver results is critical. As Senior Account Manager UK & IRL, you will concentrate on : Run the business : lead goal setting process and negotiate targets with DP's, track KPI's for goal achievement and steer DP's through formal / informal meetings, manage and lead the cross-

    functional team and keep them updated through XF-meetings and CRM Business Development : Manage business- and strategic development of DP's, set up projects and respective measures to grow revenues per DP, track projects and actions on DP and iptiQ side Account Management implementation : working closely with the CMO and act as a change ambassador for the implementation of the account management framework and CRM starting with a pilot in the UK, share insights and adapt Account Management principles, ensure roll out throughout markets over time through appropriate training and coaching.

    About the Team We are a start-up unit within Swiss Re, established to deliver creative protection solutions sold directly to consumers.

    Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences key to driving forward this new business, while working closely with our mother company.

    Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying life insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is to "make life insurance easier for everyone".

    This means delivering solutions consumers feel good about buying and we feel good about selling. As Senior Account Manager for the UK & IRL, you can have the rare opportunity to join the team in charge of setting up and running a new international business unit within a global company.

    You will be part of a diverse and driven team committed to thrive and succeed in the task of making this business unit a success within the life insurance market.

    About You "We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status."

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