Locations available: Dawson Creek
Our client, a leading insurance broker in BC, is seeking an experienced Branch Manager their Dawson Creek location! If you are passionate about leading others and driving the success of a business this role is for you. Work with some of the best staff and leadership in the industry, with excellent culture and compensation.
The Branch Manager is responsible for branch operations and is accountable for increasing revenues, profitability, work flow, managing expenses, as well as the overall satisfaction/engagement of both clients and employees.
Provide a positive work environment that attracts, retains and motivates talent
Work closely with the head office to deliver results through the development and execution of business, budget and sales strategies
Assess local market and identify current and prospective opportunities to obtain new clients
Achievement of financial goals and targets for the branch, and empowering team members
Ensure an excellent and consistent client service experience
Ensure all best practices are adopted and effective for the branch
Maximize on opportunities for efficiency
Manage day-to-day operations at branch level
Keep up to date on monthly and annual reporting and metrics
Provide updates on markets, coverages, general industry to Insurance staff
Coach and mentor staff, on an on-going basis and manage staff conflicts
Plan and lead department meetings
Identify and recruit new sales staff and service staff. Review staff performance at least annually.
Ability to work collaboratively with direct reports and colleagues create a result driven and team-oriented environment
Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
Minimum Level 2 license
3 years of management experience ideal
5+ years of insurance experience
Excellent interpersonal skills
Passion and firm understanding of business and financials
Ability to plan and manage at the operational, branch level
Strong organizational skills
Interested candidates, please contact Affia at DGA Careers.com. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.
Founded in 1986, DGA Careers specializes in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. DGA Careers assists qualified professionals in claims, underwriting, sales, customer service, and more, connect with the Canadian insurance industry at all levels. We endeavour to respond to each applicant in a timely manner.