Transamerica Supervisor, Life Insurance Sales in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Description SummaryThe Transamerica Advice Center is growing and is seeking an experienced Life Insurance professional to provide supervision to a growing team of Life Insurance inside sales personnel.Are you a Life Insurance professional who is committed to excellence in Customer Experience? Do you have experience in Life insurance sales and/or service that you are ready to share to help advance the capabilities of a team of Life Insurance inside sales representatives? If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!Job Description

What You Will Do:

  • You will utilize your years of experience in Life Insurance sales and/or Life Insurance customer service and support, combined with your passion for coaching and developing others, to supervise a growing team of inside Life Insurance Sales representatives

  • You will conduct regular one-on-one meetings with your team members, and provide meaningful and actionable feedback and coaching to help them to successfully achieve their current and future performance and career goals.

  • You will collaborate with other department supervisors, and contribute to the development of a formal training program that will include a focus on areas such as our products, our processes, providing an excellent customer experience, call quality, and other topics as necessary.

  • Partnering with our leaders, you will contribute to the development of effective lead sources by providing research and recommendations for new and viable lead channels.

  • Through your experience and effective coaching and development of a team, you will have a direct impact on ensuring that we reach and exceed our company sales goals year over year!

What You Will Learn:

  • You will be working with a team of ambitious and engaged professionals who bring fresh ideas and diverse perspectives to help us meet our customer needs through our life insurance solutions.

  • You will become an expert in all of the Transamerica insurance products and processes.

  • You will learn what it means to work for a company that focuses on the Employee Experience and how this enables us to transform and grow our business and maintain Transamerica’s reputation as an industry leader.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Collaborating with other supervisors, you will contribute to the creation of effective universal training material

  • Implement a training process for newly hired sales agents, as well as ongoing training as needed

  • You will conduct regular one on one meetings, side by side oversight, and call quality feedback and coaching to ensure that your team is providing the very best in customer service excellence

  • You will provide new and innovative lead sources

  • Through your creative and out of the box thinking regarding training, your effective coaching, and development of a team, you will contribute to achieving and surpassing the company’s annual sales goals

What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field or equivalent experience.

  • Five years of customer service/related experience.

  • Two years of life insurance sales/service experience.

  • Life/Health license.

  • FINRA Series 6 and 63, or obtain within six months.

  • Strong product knowledge.

  • Problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills.

  • Written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities under pressure.

  • Ability to grasp technical and complex concepts and convey to staff and internal/external customers.

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Team lead or supervisory experience.

  • FINRA Series 65

  • CLU/ChFC/LUTCF/FLMI designation or progression toward industry certification.

What You Receive:

A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!

Wealth Benefits; Competitive annual salary and annual bonus eligibility, Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification Sponsorship

Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid time to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.

At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.