Do you want to be part of a collaborative Benefits Technology team? Are you an innovator who is excited by the changing insurance landscape as a result of technology advancement? Is a culture where "People Count," "We Do the Right Thing," and "We Hold Ourselves to Very High Standards" important to you? If so, Guardian is seeking a Technology Practice Leaderto provide technical and functional benefits technology expertise to support our distribution team and enable the sale of digital as a product. You are:
A leader who thrives in partnering with sales and broker teams, developing strategies to increase the adoption of our external digital integrations and promoting the value of our deep partnerships.
5 years insurance experience in at least three of the core areas in focus: distribution, account management, operations, financial analysis /pricing, product / marketing
Bachelor's Degree Required; MBA and/or relevant industry designations a plus
Experience/expertise working with third party benefits technology companies
Demonstrated success leadership, relationship development, influence, and consultation
Provide in depth technical and operational expertise of benefits technology platforms
Advise, guide, and support Guardian's Group Sales Representatives & Client Managers to enable the sale of digital as a product
Support the roll-out of new benefits technology programs and relationships
Develop business relationships with technology centers & experts with our top national and regional brokers to communicate and align digital strategies
Promote Guardian's capabilities and positioning of our value proposition
Maintain awareness of competitive issues, trends, and opportunities in the marketplace
Identify training opportunities and provide input into the development of training programs
Act as a liaison with all internal Guardian departments (e.g., Product, Distribution, Underwriting, Customer Service Delivery, Marketing, & Training) to ensure end to end process success, provide subject matter expertise, and develop recommendations to improve integrated service models with third party benefits technology
25- 50% travel - Travel to various Field offices, key partners and finalist presentations
At Guardian, you'll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals.
Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards
Meaningful and challenging work opportunities to accelerate technology and innovation in a secure and compliant way
Excellent medical, dental, supplemental health, life and vision coverage for you and your dependents with no wait period
Life and disability insurance
A great 401(k) with match
Tuition assistance, paid parental leave and backup family care
Dynamic, modern work environments that promote collaboration and creativity
Flexible time off, dress code, and work location policies to balance your work and life in the ways that suit you best
Social responsibility in all aspects of our work. We volunteer within our local communities, create educational alliances with colleges, drive a variety of initiatives in sustainability, and advocate for diversity and inclusion in all that we do.
About Guardian: Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 150 years. Every day, we serve approximately 27 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com
Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.