Manager, License & Regulatory Compliance

February 13 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, In-house, Industry, Contract administrator
Cambridge, ON

Who we are:

People are at the heart of the Allianz brand. At Allianz, helping people is in our DNA. We believe in being a part of the solution for a better tomorrow, and know that we have a positive impact on people’s lives across the globe. If you are looking to be part of something big, then come join our local family - we want to hear from you!

About the role:

Manage the day-to-day operation of the Department. Provide professional expertise in the area of Regulatory Licensing, ensuring all appropriate licenses are held and maintained. Assist with the creation and implementation of the corporate licensing strategy. Provide education to internal and external stakeholders. Coach, direct and develop Associates. Coordinate work activities to achieve the volume expected to meet operational requirements. Recognize and recommend operational improvements. Responsible for the day-to-day application of organizational policies and procedures. Approve associate-related activities concerning hiring, training/development, and evaluation of staff performance.

You are great at:

Building a winning culture, with enthusiastic leadership and the ability to communicate and connect with all levels of Associates, members of the business, and other relevant internal or external groups. Responsible for the attraction, retention, motivation, and engagement of associates.

  • Supervising, coaching and developing Associates to ensure efficiency of the department, satisfaction of customers and clients, and to maximize associate performance.
  • Holding regular one-on-one’s and team meetings; contributing to team engagement.
  • Actively managing performance; identifying training needs and provide post-training support.
  • Performing other leadership duties such as ensuring time worked is approved and entered on time, performance reviews are conducted and new staff are recruited on time.
  • Ensuring effective use of resources and knowledge.

Managing the day to day operations of the Department, including implementing, managing and communicating various Licensing and Regulatory Compliance programs.

  • Maintaining and updating the Licensing Strategy. Work with other functional areas to determine business requirements, and researching and documenting licensing requirements to support the business strategic imperatives.
  • Implementing the Licensing strategy, applying for and maintaining all appropriate distribution and adjudication licenses and registrations.
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner at all times, building necessary relationships, and providing education and coaching to demonstrate true subject matter expertise.
  • Conducting research and analysis on existing and upcoming changes to all applicable regulations related to the distribution and adjudication of travel insurance products; summarizing for internal communication, and suggesting necessary enhancements or changes to internal processes and procedures.
  • Creating and embedding a risk-aware and regulatory compliant culture by developing and effectively delivering training and education material on risk management and compliance topics and proactively engaging and networking with key stakeholders.
  • Collaborating with others to integrate risk and control activities to improve effectiveness of the organization’s regulatory compliance program and generate synergies from related disciplines.
  • Providing support with Group Compliance activity and projects as required.

What it takes:

  • College Diploma/Degree coupled with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Legal or Regulatory Compliance and Licensing function within the Insurance industry.
  • Minimum 3 years’ leadership experience.
  • Ability to work with and keep confidential sensitive materials, situations and people.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment or initiative and function with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead people, get results through others and provide coaching/constructive feedback.

What we offer you:

  • A competitive total rewards package, including benefits coverage as of your first day of employment, participation in the company’s annual incentive bonus plan, an employer matched retirement plan, tuition reimbursement support, generous paid time off, and much more!
  • A Referral Program that rewards you for referring your qualified friends and family
  • Employee discounts at a wide variety of retailers and services
  • The opportunity to grow with a large, global organization

All successful candidates must be able to pass an Enhanced Reliability Check performed by the Government of Canada.

At Allianz, we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please call our toll free number at 1-800-461-1079 and ask to speak to a member of the Talent Acquisition team.

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