General Manager | IBAM - Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba

General Manager

Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Limited

Winnipeg

The opportunity:

Guided by Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Ltd. mission and values, the General Manager leads and directs a multi-branch insurance brokerage. This position maintains overall accountability and responsibility for the strategic direction and all general operations of the brokerage including, financial management, service, sales and business development, vendor relations, human resources, marketing, information technology, project management, administration, compliance and facilities management.  In addition, the GM actively works to identify and secure quality merger and acquisition opportunities.

The expertise you’ll draw on to day to day include:

  • An unwavering focus on the market and client, evolving client needs and exceeding client expectations
  • Enthusiasm about and passion for staying ahead of trends in the insurance industry while understanding the implications for Winnipeg Insurance Brokers
  • Your eye for talent, passion about leadership and seeing people on the team grow and succeed
  • Contemporary sales and service leadership and your ability to clearly articulate responsibility, measures and coach for progress and results
  • Your ability to build and nurture valuable networks inside and outside the organization
  • Simultaneously and effectively operating strategically, operationally and tactically
  • Your understanding of the importance of efficiency to the success of the operation; including your ability to simplify complex processes to get the most out of limited resources
  • Your well-established financial management, risk management, vendor relations, human resources, marketing, information technology, administration, compliance and facilities management skills
  • Your understanding of insurance brokerage operations and knowledge of current insurance products, services and the regulatory environment

Your experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma requiring three to four years of full time study
  • A demonstrated path toward a Level 3 Nominee license
  • Ten or more years of job related experience, with a minimum five years leading a team of professional staff
  • Life, Accident & Sickness licensing is an asset
  • an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

Who we are:

Winnipeg Insurance Brokers Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Assiniboine Credit Union.   Our purpose as a socially responsible and profitable insurance brokerage is to provide accessible insurance services and financial products for the well-being of our clients, employees and community; offer fair and meaningful employment in a safe and respectful workplace; and build partnerships that foster self-reliant, sustainable communities.

Please submit your resume and cover letter at ACUcareers.ca by August 24, 2018. We thank everyone who applies but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to workforce diversity and actively recruit people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives reflecting the community in which we live and work.