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Vice President of Insurance Product

| Chicago
Vice President of Insurance Product
About Kin:
Here at Kin, we’re looking for self-motivated thinkers/innovators ready to make a change for our customers. We value tackling challenges head on, breaking down walls, but remaining chill about it.
So, what’s the role?
Kin is revolutionizing the home insurance industry. We think homeowners deserve better, so we’re making the process of quoting and purchasing insurance easier.
In order to continue to offer innovative products and services, we need to expand our team of Insurance experts. We’re looking for innovative thinkers who agree with us, insurance can be exciting! This individual will bring their industry expertise and lend a hand to multiple areas of the business including developing, implement, and managing core capabilities and processes for personal lines including - rating and underwriting plan development, underwriting quality, agency management, quotes/issued policies, market penetration, retention and competitive position. While we’re still expanding our team, you’ll eventually oversee a team of 5+ professionals.
A day in the life could include:
-Evaluating performance of existing rating and underwriting plans versus market
-Developing new plans to improve pricing, risk selection, profitability, and growth
-Creating processes, goals, and project plans for key capabilities including new business quotes and sales, underwriting quality,
-Catastrophe accumulation, agency performance and management, competitiveness, claims trends and metrics, and customer retention
-Creating operational goals for all capabilities and manage to goals
-Aligning operational goals/measures across functions for financial planning and evaluation
-Project management including planning, business requirements quality, timeliness, and quality
-Along with leadership and other insurance product experts, develop and execute personal lines strategy and franchise organizational model
-Recruit, retain, develop, and manage your team
-BS degree preferably in mathematics, finance, accounting, engineering, or other quantitative discipline
-15+ years work experience within insurance
-Deep expertise in personal lines – data, rating plans, underwriting, cat management, agency management, product management
-Track record of planning and manage projects and collaborating successfully across the organization
-Ability to recruit, lead, teach, and retain key talent
-Highly motivated and organized
-Clear communicator
-Strategic thinker
Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Being in the insurance industry we recognize the importance of comprehensive benefits for you and your family. That’s why we provide a variety of options and coverage levels to customize a plan that’s right for you.
Commuter Benefit Plans
Flexible PTO
Flex Spending Accounts
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Onsite gym membership
Company provided lunch several times a month
Rotating option of snacks, daily
Sodas, unlimited flavored waters, coffee
These are just some of the benefits and perks we provide!
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Directly off of the Monroe Blue Line stop, our new office sites in the heart of the loop, with quick access to Millennium Park.

What are Kin Insurance Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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