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VP - Branch Manager (Technical Property)

Company: Starr Companies
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Starr Insurance Companies is a global insurance and investment organization providing property and casualty insurance solutions to business and industry, and one of the fastest-growing insurance companies in the world. Our talented and experienced associates manage risk and ultimately support the profitable growth of organizations in a dynamic, competitive and ever-changing marketplace. Join us and become part of our talented and passionate workforce.

The Branch Manager's responsibilities include leading and executing activities in the Houston marketplace which achieve the branch goals related to profit, growth, distribution management, customer penetration and retention, underwriting excellence and staff development.

Primary areas of focus:

* Provides leadership and direction for critical business functions including:
* Budgeting and business planning (short and long-term)
* Expense management
* Recruitment, retention and staff development
* Performance management

* Develops distribution strategies grounded in local broker analysis and understanding (books of business, internal/intermediary dynamics, sales channels)
* Drives implementation of strategic and operational objectives
* Works closely with the Profit Center Managers and provides direction and leadership in driving consistent profit and growth in the branch
* Coordinates efforts with internal business partners in the areas of Underwriting, Claims, Loss Control and Human Resources to ensure operational efficiencies at the branch level
* Management/coaching of every day relationship activities
* Collaborate with the Profit Center Managers and other key internal stakeholders

to drive results, implement process improvements and maximize efficiencies
* Ensures effective broker management/analysis, prospecting, target account and cross-sell strategies are in place
* Serves as the senior Starr leader in the local marketplace

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

* Advanced communication skills which are critical to building consensus across area of influence (external and/or internal relationships) in a matrix environment
* Strong leadership and management skills demonstrating integrity and professionalism
* Senior level knowledge of the insurance industry, products and services
* Advanced knowledge of retail and wholesale distribution channels
* Strong financial acumen is required


* Solid senior relationships within the retail and wholesale markets
* Strong influencer and leadership skills

Except as required by law, Starr requires all applicants and employees to be fully vaccinated in accordance with the CDC guidelines.

Keywords: Starr Companies, Houston , VP - Branch Manager (Technical Property), Executive , Houston, Texas

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