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Business Manager US and Bermuda

Canopius US Insurance Inc
Chicago, IL 60606
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Main Purpose:

As a member of the US Exco, this is a key leadership role driving the US strategy through its planned growth. This role will be responsible for linking the leadership team including CEO, CFO, COO, General Counsel/CRO and the broader organization while connecting workstreams that could remain siloed.

The individual in this role is a high visibility strategic partner and thought leader that leads the coordination and strategic alignment of diverse business functions. The role operates at a tactical, strategic & operational level handling the oversight of projects do not neatly fit within the organizational chart or that fall between departments of leadership areas of responsibility.


Strategic Planning

  • Collaborate with executive team members (CEO, CFO, COO, General Counsel/CRO)to determine and prioritize strategies objectives for the business.
  • Monitor for and identify priorities that require senior leadership focus.
  • Create structure and focus for broad, ambiguous ideas that executive team is exploring and bring forth recommendations as appropriate.

Tactical Execution and Change Management

  • Lead and initiate change throughout the organization.
  • Oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of senior leadership and departmental heads.
  • Assist and communicate with executives in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation.
  • Drive execution of action items and top priorities agreed upon by the CEO and Executive team.
  • Work with project managers to determine critical project milestones and the resources required to achieve those milestones
  • Analyze & report operational improvements based on strategies implemented

Organizational Alignment and Effectiveness

  • Collaborate with leadership team and other parts of the organization to track, analyze and report performance as needed
  • Work with the business department leads to ensure the business support occurs when needed by the project or operations team
  • Review, design, and execute on improvements to org structure, find knowledge and skills gaps and help address them

Special Projects and Business Development as necessary

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years experience in Insurance industry.
  • Strong skills in:
    • Process improvement/project management
    • Business planning
    • Communication (oral and written)
    • Strategic thinking and problem analysis
  • Organized and disciplined
  • Attention to detail/follow-up
  • Demonstrated drive for results
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders across various functional disciplines to understand their respective challenges and motivations
  • Ability to communicate business challenges and guidance to varied audiences to explain rationale and/or resolve concerns
  • Ability to lead through influence


Posted: 2022-07-26 Expires: 2022-08-27

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Business Manager US and Bermuda

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Chicago, IL 60606

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