Agency Consultant

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CA-Remote Position
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Build Your Future

Technology is transforming the business of insurance and Applied Systems is leading the way. We believe in innovation and integrity in all aspects of our business and offer exceptional opportunities for professionals to grow and develop their careers. Our commitments to excellence and our employees across North America and the United Kingdom make Applied Systems an outstanding choice for talented and passionate people.

 

If you do not shy away from challenges and opportunities to make a difference, we invite you to join the team. Team Applied.

 

Job Summary
Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for an Agency Consultant to independently perform consulting engagements with clients of Applied Systems.  Using your detailed knowledge of our products, third party products, technology trends, insurance issues and trends, and industry best practices, you will design, develop, and deliver business solutions for Applied Systems’ clients.  You will perform fee-based enterprise solutions engagements (at times supervising these engagements) with customers to provide strategic, “outside the box” solutions that will ensure an optimum value delivery for on-site and remote consulting services.  

 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Developing a detailed functional understanding of Applied Systems’ core products and how they can be applied to clients’ business challenges
  • Functioning as an “expert” in areas such as Business Process Design , Project Management, Operations/Automation Management, and Accounting/GL
  • Appropriately prepare for each client interaction, including development of agendas, questionnaires, research tools, and other artifacts as required to deliver the services
  • Serving as the client’s advocate within Applied Systems to address various issues
  • Overseeing the complete solution delivery
  • Supporting the Sales team and Client Service leadership in driving a positive overall customer relationship
  • Supporting the Sales team in engaging in pre-service-sales activities such as scoping conversations and pre-sale engagements
  • Attending conventions, summits, or user group meetings as requested
  • 50-75% travel required

Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience; advanced degree preferred (preferable business-related)
  • 5+ years experience in an insurance broker/carrier environment
  • 3+ years of successful client service/consulting experience
  • 3+ years of demonstrated Project Management experience
  • Agency accounting/GL experience highly desired
  • Excellent business process, operations, and automation knowledge from a broker perspective
  • Exceptional speaking, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Broad and deep Applied Systems product knowledge, including ancillary products
  • Demonstrated ability to scope work, identify opportunities, and assist in the "selling" of Enterprise Solutions
  • Ability to make ongoing contributions and enhancements to the Enterprise Solutions Methodology based on industry experience and client experiences

 
Corporate Profile

Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,000 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit www.AppliedSystems.com.

 

Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a business casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.

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