Sedgwick AVP Client Services (Remote) in Chicago, Illinois

April 2, 2024

Job Description


Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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AVP Client Services (Remote)

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To be responsible for the administrative, managerial and client relationships associated with Client Services within the assigned area.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures contract compliance with company guidelines within an assigned area.

  • Handles financials including accounts receivable, invoicing and pricing support within an assigned area.

  • Responsible for client knowledge including threatened status and relationship with the company.

  • Handles renewal process timely; negotiates new contracts within an assigned area.

  • Responsible for business planning and budgeting within an assigned area.

  • Plans for staffing needs including succession, bench-strength, and new business within an assigned area.

  • Supports client relationships; builds executive relationships; supports internal relationships.

  • Supports business development.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization’s quality program(s).

  • Travels as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administers company personnel policies in all areas and follows company staffing standards and training recommendations.

  • Interviews, hires and establishes colleague performance development plans; conducts colleague performance reviews.

  • Provides support, guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum performance.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major in Risk Management, Business Administration or Finance preferred. Advanced degree and/or professional designations (CPCU, AIC, ARM) preferred.

Experience

Ten (10) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include three (3) years of Account Executive on national accounts experience and five (5) years of claims/supervisory experience.

Skills & Knowledge

  • In-depth understanding of workers compensation, liability and disability

  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Leadership/management/motivational skills

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent negotiation and facilitation skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

#LI-REMOTE

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)









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