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Head of Strategy - Execution and Innovation


Farmers New World Life (Bellevue, WA) seeks a Head of Strategy - Execution and Innovation to develop, enhance and drive the successful execution of the Company’s business strategy and strategic priorities across all business units and be responsible for the Planning and Performance and Data management function, providing innovative solutions to complex business issues that span across business functions. Specific duties include: lead and support key initiatives by directly scoping, initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing strategic projects; provide innovative solutions to complex business issues that span across business functions; influence Senior Leadership Team members to adopt new ideas, processes, approaches, and gain commitment on cross-company initiatives; deliver data-driven insights to support actionable strategic direction, corporate prioritization, and strategy communication; coordinate with key business leaders to maintain a pulse on competitive trends; develop actionable recommendations on competitive actions or market developments through fact based analysis to support insights; ensure strategic and financial accuracy and alignment to support recommendations; work with President and senior leadership team to implement business vision and strategy to support/promote core values; drive analysis and sophisticated financial modelling with financial counterparts as needed; work with counterparts to drive analysis and sophisticated financial modelling; responsible for talent management of assigned staff of insurance professionals; and engage all those in sphere of influence to achieve success and seek outside talent to provide new insight and growth of assigned products. Position requires occasional travel within the U.S. Option to work remotely is available.


Position requires a Master’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Business, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field of study, plus 5 years of experience in the job offered, or as a Global Associate, Business Analyst, Financial Analyst, Risk Based Capital Analyst, Production Manager, Portfolio Analyst, Senior Strategic Finance Manager, or similar experience. Must have 5 years of experience with each of the following: working at the managerial level in the insurance industry; applying strategy, financial modelling, and analytical skills to succinctly interpret data and strategic frameworks for executives; and leading a strategic planning or business analytics function. Specific experience must also include: working with key insurance processes; working in cross-functional operational environment; managing relationship and communication with key executives; managing people in delivering strategy consulting or advisory services at the corporate level; managing and prioritizing multiple projects; and demonstrating leadership skills in a team setting where team members are not direct reports. Must be willing to occasionally travel within the U.S. Option to work remotely is available.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Farmers.com/Careers, Job ID: 4262




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