Location: 

Schaumburg, IL, US

Agency Management Specialist (Hybrid Work Model)

About iptiQ 

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance, and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. iptiQ provides digital, bespoke, and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities.  
 
iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us? 

 

​About the role 

An Agency Management Specialist focusing on Life and Health agent appointment processing. Supporting the sales function by ensuring our appointments and agencies can successfully sell our products as quickly as possible. This includes processing appointment requests, state additions, agent record maintenance, hierarchy changes, sponsor changes, renewals, terminations, reporting, and other ancillary requests. 

 

The Agent Management Specialist is required to: 

  • Process new appointment requests, state additions, agent record maintenance, hierarchy changes, sponsor changes within the service standards. 

  • Maintain open inventory as assigned daily to ensure the full journey is completed. 

  • Assess whether appointment renewals should be performed prior to the cut-off date which varies by state. 

  • Execute appointment terminations prior to the cut-off date, conforming to the defined process and procedures. 

  • Provide appointment status report to respective distribution partners in coordination to the agreed-on schedule and frequency. 

  • Review and reply to assigned emails directed to the team mailbox, and personal emails within service standards. 

  • Delighting our customers by effectively and professionally participating in external and internal meetings providing details and answers. 

  • Support projects and deliver on time fulfillment of tasks and deliverables. 

  • Maintain agency appointment data base to ensure integrity and compliance with all regulatory requirements. 

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements for agent appointments, terminations, and renewals. 

  • Follow standard operating procedures for all internal and external Team activities. 

  • Escalate failed background checks to senior representative to ensure we say within the risk tolerance. 

  • Manage a variety of onboarding models and analyze complex data flows to ensure all onboarding is occurring accurately and timely. 

  • Report production issues, and partner with IT colleagues to resolve, test if necessary, and remediate.About the team 

 

The Agent Services team at iptiQ is an amazing group of dedicated and hardworking individuals who are passionate about the Partner and Agent experience.  Successfully setting up Agents to help close the insurance protection gap is at the heart of what we do. We are a strategic and driven team that works closely together to solve problems for our internal and external stakeholders.   

 

About You 

Must Have

  • A Bachelor's degree, or equivalent. 

  • You must have comparable experience in a work or education environment. 

  • A desire to work in the insurance industry (Individual Life, Health or P&C), while appreciating the value served to the US middle market. 

  • You have an interest in working in a highly regulated environment around agent appointments, renewals and terminations and commissions. 

  • You are resourceful in overcoming barriers to achieve objectives. 

  • Naturally curious and eager to learn. 

  • Can easily pivot and is fine with ambiguity. 

 

Nice to Have

  • Entrepreneurial attitude. 

  • Enjoys challenges and being a problem solver. 

  • You have the ability to manage multiple things at one time. 

  • Have an open mind set and a passion to serve. 

  • You understand commission processing and are familiar with commission resolution processes. 

  • You have strong relationship building, organization and process management skills with experience working in fast-paced environments. 

 

About iptiQ

 

At iptiQ, we partner with established brands around the world to create impactful digital insurance solutions. We make it easier for consumers to buy the insurance they need from the brands they trust. We provide life and non-life insurance through our end-to-end digital platform and build multi-channel customer experiences.

What we offer our employees is outstanding. Hybrid working in offices across the world, phenomenal learning & career opportunities and a culture that encourages new perspectives to challenge conventions and come up with innovative solutions. We believe in the power of inclusion and a work environment where everyone can be their authentic self. Drawing on our employees' broad range of perspectives, life experiences and backgrounds, stimulates creativity and gives us a competitive edge. Ignite your curiosity to shape digital insurance.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, pregnancy, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

iptiQ is part of Swiss Re, one of the world’s leading providers of re/insurance and risk transfer solutions. This means we’re backed by Swiss Re’s capital strength and more than 150 years of risk knowledge. Through our partnerships, we contribute to Swiss Re’s vision to make the world more resilient.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

 

 

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