If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com).
Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind.
Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.
THE STANDARD CULTURE
At The Standard, you ll experience a very open and welcoming environment with authentic people who are thoughtful and intentional.
You ll find that we re very collaborative when it comes to planning and decision making.
You ll be given the independence to approach your role the best way you think it should be done.
Since part of our culture is based on continuous improvement and possibilities, your ideas and insights regarding innovative approaches are expected and encouraged.
And we celebrate our successes and humbly acknowledge our missteps, dusting ourselves off to quickly course correct.
KEY ELEMENTS OF YOUR POSITION
As the Director of Disability Benefits in our Short Term Disability (STD) group, you ll provide the direction for significant portion of our group STD claims operations leading 5 teams across locations in Hillsboro, Oregon and White Plains, New York. People leadership and development will be a big focus of yours to ensure we are building and enhancing current and future leaders.
You ll be spending your efforts relationship building, creating connections, driving change and operational excellence.
You ll anticipate, assess and address individual and systemic challenges.
To do this, you must have the passion and drive to stay on the cutting edge of customer experience, continuous improvement, and STD practices.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIESReporting to the Assistant Vice President of Short Term Disability and Absence Management, you ll provide operational, financial, and people leadership of a team of approximately 65.
Your First 12 Months:Building a foundation for your success is your first order of business.
Your areas of focus will be:Employee Engagement You ll drive leadership practices to align with our drive towards a stronger performance culture and plan for our future talent needs by helping shape and execute on new initiatives in workplace Process Improvement/Change Management You ll partner with the Lean Center of Excellence and IT and other groups to ensure success practices are a continued focus ensuring both our process and technology meets the current and future needs of our customers. Talent Management You ll partner with HR and Talent Management teams to build a framework for ensuring future pipelines of talent and strong
YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:You ll have at least 3 years of experience in claims administration experience. You ll have a minimum of 5 years of experience leading people leaders and/or a team of individual contributors. A Bachelor s degree in business, science or medical related field or combination of experience is desired.
Desired Qualifications:An understanding of or having had direct exposure to a quality or process improvement or change management methodology e.g.
Your AttributesYou re a strong inspirational and hands-on leader, capable of managing and bringing together diverse backgrounds and skill sets to create a team environment and produce intended results.
HOW YOU LL ACHIEVE SUCCESS
To succeed in your new role Director, Disability Services, you ll need to gain an appreciation and respect for our unique culture, demonstrating low ego and true teamwork, while leading and influencing change to position us to success in the new world of work.
This includes having a strong understanding of claims best practices, and support and furthering of generational and ethnic diversity.
Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc.
and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law.
The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited.
The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment.
All employees of The Standard must be bondable.
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