VP, Business Development in Virtual / Travel

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)

Reinsurance Group Of America   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Finance & Insurance


15+ years

Posted 56 days ago

The VP, Business Development leads, directs and manages sales efforts through acquisition of US reinsurance accounts for all RGA product lines. Work closely with business units to execute strategic sales plan. Maintain daily contact with Senior Executives of US Global client companies regarding treaty negotiation, pricing, and risk management issues.


  • Leads, directs and manages RGA Global Markets sales efforts through acquisition of US reinsurance business
  • Target and Lead "C" Level meetings with Senior RGA Executives and counterparts at strategic accounts key to our success in the US market
  • Creates strategic marketing plans
  • Manages sales process for assigned accounts in the US
  • Negotiates and structures reinsurance documents which embody client and RGA business objectives
  • Oversees all contract negotiations, both new and proposed revisions for client accounts
  • Works closely with business units to ensure effective and efficient quoting process and high level of customer service
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Actuarial Science, Administration, Marketing or related degree or equivalent related work experience
  • 15+ years life or health insurance/reinsurance experience


  • ASA or FSA accreditation
  • Master's Degree, MBA
  • CPA accreditation
  • Prior life or health insurance/reinsurance sales experience

Skills and Abilities


  • Expert investigative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Expert oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received
  • Expert ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions
  • Expert skills in customer relationship management and change management
  • Expert ability to manage multiple projects and/or teams simultaneously
  • Expert ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional and technical disciplines
  • Expert ability to make timely and effective decisions
  • Expert persuasion and negotiation skills when working with internal/external customers to resolve issues/problems
  • Exceptional ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies
  • Exceptional ability to implement organizational, divisional, and/or departmental goals that result in achievement and success through exceptional leadership skills, collaboration, creative thinking, maintaining focus and persistence, even under adversity, while maintaining the confidence of management and associates
  • Advanced PC and technical skills.

Valid Through: 2019-9-17