AVP - Group & Individual Disability Claims Operations

Principal Financial Group Inc   •  

Des Moines, IA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


15+ years

Posted 180 days ago

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As AVP Group & Individual Claims Operations, you will...

  • Provide leadership and technical expertise to achieve profitable growth in our products.
  • Provide strategic insight and direction; champion and implement initiatives to meet our business objectives.
  • Effectively develop, lead, and influence our group claims, individual disability, dental clinical staff, and related functions to achieve operational excellence and a Best in Class claim organization.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 15+ years of work related experiencerequired.
  • This position requires proven leadership experience.
  • Strong leadership skills required, including excellent human relations and decision-making skills.
  • Requires strong team building skills and ability to build/maintain effective working relationships.
  • Must have excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving, presentation, negotiation, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory issues affecting claims administration strongly preferred.
  • Must have ability to provide court testimony.
  • Strong product knowledge, business knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Travel required, including overnight stays.

Additional Information:

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Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not able to consider candidates who would need sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.) However, we’d hope you continue to keep us in mind for other potential opportunities in the future.

Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Investment Code of Ethics

For positions with Principal Global Investors, you will be required to comply with a Code of Ethics which covers a number of obligations related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.