Role Value Proposition:
Take part in defining the future of National Life Group. Drive strategic analyses in support of senior leadership team decision making. Interact with top leaders in the organization. Create opportunities for National Life and your own career.
Reporting to the VP Strategy and Business Development, the Strategic Business Opportunity Consultant will be part of an internal team responsible for driving the creation, communication, and continuous development of National Life Group’s business strategy, market development and business process improvement.
This is a high-impact position requiring creative and innovative approaches. We are seeking a hands-on candidate able to take responsibility for special projects from conception to completion. The ideal applicant will be results-oriented, confident in making on-the-spot decisions, and the will thrive in an environment with lots of variety.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Assist the AVP Process Improvement to formulate and implement process improvement strategies working in collaboration with business leaders.
On an as needed basis, participate with business leaders and experts in due diligence efforts leading to potential mergers or acquisitions
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3-4years of business experience, ideally with exposure to financialservices and work experience in the areas described above under “Specific Responsibilities Include”. Experience in any of the following will be highly valued: business development, M&A, life insurance and/or retirement services or startup or VC/PE (in Financial Services, FinTech, InsurTech).
Ability to set and achieve goals while working well under pressure.
Commitment to professional growth and development in the financial services industry.
Expert computer skills, including Microsoft Office Power Point, Word, Excel, Access, graphics and other relevant software.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or Finance required from a leading college or university required. An MBA or equivalent experiencepreferred.