Position Title : Business Associate Manager
Department : Business Associate Model - Agency Sales
Level / Band : 201 / 251 - Assistant Manager / Manager
Role Summary : Identify, recruit and build a team of business associates and advisors to drive business objectives on a month on month basis, as per the standards laid down by the organization from time to time
Reports To : Branch Manager
Qualification : Graduate
MBA / PG
Experience : 1 - 5 years experience,
3 to 4 years insurance industry exposure.
Geographic Area Covered : Defined Branch
Stakeholders Internal : Agency Sales Training, Branch Operations,Distribution Operations.
Stakeholders External : BAs and Advisors
Business Acumen (Ability to align with the organization-s vision with a fair understanding of the insurance industry, regulations, and the agency business model in order to deliver month on month business objectives)
Has a fair understanding of own role and utilizes required skills and knowledge in one-s own area of work to meet targets.
Has a fair knowledge about company and competitor-s products. Has a fair knowledge of the insurance industry, regulations and financial markets Understands the requirements of the customer and consumer to facilitate need based selling and emphasize on selling solutions.
Need to develop fair understanding of BA model, leader compensation and Agent commission.
Building and Managing Relationships
The capability to identify, recruit and nurture, business associates and advisors and then maintain relationships with various stakeholders (internal and external) to achieve the desirable outcomes)
Empathizes and supports distribution every possible way and drive them for higher productivities by managing their choreography and other engagement methods.
Builds and maintains healthy relations with the distributors and internal customers to ensure seamless execution.
Drive for Results and Agility
Building an achievement orientation, with extraordinary levels of energy and efforts while being accountable for one-s actions and decisions in an agile environment)
Reviews performance against goals and takes effective action to achieve them. Synergizes high performance oriented systems and processes to yield the desired results with agility.
Sets clear expectations with the team to deliver performance oriented goals. Communicates consistently with the team of business associates and advisors motivates them for achievement of monthly objectives, increase participation in company initiatives, monthly, weekly and daily choreography etc.