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3 May 2022

Full-Time Director of Branch Operations

Whitley Financial Services – Posted by Jones DesLauriers IMI Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

WE OFFER:

  • Great learning and growth opportunities
  • Hybrid work flexibility
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Pension Plan with Employer Matching
  • Professional Development Courses & Designations
  • 100% tuition re-imbursement for business relevant courses and training
  • A volunteer day to make a difference and give back to your community
  • Vary days – including a day off for your birthday

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of Branch Operations will be responsible for working alongside and reporting to the President to deliver the strategic vision of the brokerage. This individual will be a positive, dynamic, and strong people leader who desires the challenge of leading, growing, and mentoring frontline brokerage teams in a hybrid and flexible work environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leading, driving and supporting a frontline broker team through the implementation of Whitley’s overall strategy, operating plan, administrative budgets and processes
  • Overseeing the branch facilities and operations at multiple locations (Belleville, Trenton, Stirling)
  • Maintaining an open and transparent policy to monitor developments and workload within the team and providing support as required
  • Supporting Whitley in establishing and maintaining strong relationships with carriers
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing Personal & Commercial Insurance team members to achieve desired personal and organizational objectives
  • Leading, managing, and establishing performance expectations for multiple teams
  • Developing and establishing operating policies consistent with Whitley’s strategic vision and objectives and ensuring their adequate execution
  • Collaborating with the President on financial measurements and analysis to evaluate and establish Whitley’s business operations and to determine/forecast hiring decisions
  • Collaborating with the President on budget, goal setting, and annual compensation increases
  • Maintaining company’s best practices while ensuring legal compliancy and establishing new ones to stay competitive in the insurance marketplace
  • Exhibiting leadership style that fosters a culture of innovation, creativity, accountability and collaboration

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 5 years of broker office management experience in the insurance industry
  • Bachelor degree in Business Management or related business experience
  • Proven experience leading a team is an asset, but the desire to lead is just as valuable
  • CAIB, CRM CIP or FCIP designation an asset
  • In-depth knowledge of insurance brokerage business practices and processes
  • Understand how products and services impact client needs and develop processes to improve quality
  • A team player who is friendly, and collaborative
  • Strong initiative, leadership and strategic thinking
  • Ability to work independently and with all levels of the organization
  • Exceptional communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills required to affect change and to build effective working relationships.
  • Ability to travel between branch locations

Whitley is actively committed to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. We serve and recognize and respect human differences and similarities. We value the diversity of people and actively encourage women, indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ2+) persons to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply by sending their resume to careers@whitleyfinancial.com

Job Categories: Senior Management / Executive. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 14 days.

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