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Director Strategic Execution - Investments

Employer
RGA
Location
Chesterfield, Missouri (US)
Salary
Up to $150K base plus bonus
Closing date
Mar 31, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Insurance
Certifications
Passed CFA Level I
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Job Details

Position Overview
Lead various investment projects key to the strategic plan by influencing collaboration across teams. Provide project support across Investments assisting dedicated teams in improving processes and results by developing resources and process enhancements across complex business initiatives. The role will promote collaboration across investments as well as with our business partners throughout the organization while fostering a culture and environment to achieve excellence and innovation.

Responsibilities
•    Have a strong working knowledge of all functions within Investments while building strategic partnerships to provide valuable insights, guidance, encourage collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders, and provide recommendations to senior leaders.
•    Lead strategic initiatives through project management that address critical Investment needs, working across a variety of diverse teams/functions.
•    Manage the automation team to create and implement effective solutions across the department.
•    Drive prioritization and influence collaboration with groups across the organization, including change management coordination.
•    Create standardization of processes across the department, as appropriate, utilizing best practices within the investments industry.
•    Create new processes, prototypes, and test innovative solutions while utilizing broad investment knowledge to ensure efficient end-to-end implementation.
•    Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Investments’ front, middle, and back office as well as with RGA corporate partners (ie, IT, Accounting, Structured Finance, etc.) to ensure clear communication of Investment related issues.
•    Lead the development of pooled resources that will assist with Investment initiatives.
•    Have a deep knowledge of existing investment-related systems and software (i.e. Tableau/Alteryx, Investment Data Warehouse, BRS Aladdin, Bloomberg, etc.).
•    Lead the Investments intern program.
•    Assist in special projects, committees, and meetings as required.
•    Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or related field, AND
•    7+ years of relevant investment related work experience
OR
•    Master’s, MBA, ASA, or FSA AND
•    5+ years of relevant investment related work experience

Preferred:  
•    CFA designation OR demonstrable understanding of fixed income investing
•    Experience in insurance asset management
•    Project Management Experience /PMP Certification

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Required:

•    Exceptional investigative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
•    Leader and role model in a highly collaborative environment  
•    Expert ability to work well in an environment with multiple concurrent projects, cyclical workflow and demanding time frames
•    Ability to adapt to changing circumstances while managing multiple concurrent deadlines  
•    Very strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received
•    Advanced ability to interact with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines
•    Knowledge of portfolio and fixed income analytics
•    Advanced technological skills (i.e, Microsoft, Alteryx, Bloomberg, and Blackrock Solutions)
•    Strong ability to initiate, think outside the box, execute, and bring ideas to fruition
•    Ability to work well individually with little supervision as well as within a team
 

Company

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with offices around the world. RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. Our mission is to enhance our clients’ prosperity by supporting their financial and risk management capabilities.
Company info
Telephone
636-736-5834
Location
16600 Swingley Ridge Road
Chesterfield
MO
63017
US

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