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Employer: Sammons Financial Group
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Employment Type: Full Time
DESCRIPTION

Come work for a company that believes in Making Lives Better not only for Policyholders and Distribution Partners but for Our Employees and Communities as well!  Sammons® Financial Group (SFG) is a holding company of several successful financial services member companies offering a variety of financial products through multiple distribution channels. Our products include fixed and variable annuities, life insurance, bank, corporate, and credit union-owned life insurance, and retirement products.


This person is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic training direction for all of Shared Services. Oversee all objectives, curriculum plans, supporting training policies, practices, formal documentation and procedures for Shared Services at all locations.  Accountability for the compilation and oversight of the full Shared Services training portfolio. Provide proactive consultation to leadership to help identify and assess training needs as well as to embed learning principles and disciplines into the organization.


This is an excellent opportunity to work for a top-notch employer.


We offer:



  • Casual dress which includes jeans. 

  • Core business hours are M-Th 7:30am -5pm, Fridays 7:30am-12:30— Friday Afternoons off all year long

  • Great benefits and PTO including medical, dental, vision, wellness plan, charitable giving programs, education assistance… to name a few!

  • ESOP- A retirement plan completely funded by the company!

  • Rich culture- driven by private ownership and intentional leadership.

REQUIREMENTS
--A college degree preferred, but other significant related educational and job experience is acceptable
--Minimum 5 years of experience as a senior member in a training and learning operational environment
--Leadership experience with broad-based strategic frameworks in working closely with senior management to develop and deploy long-term strategic plans
--Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) or other industry-related certifications desirable
--Prior experience with life and annuities preferred
--Formal documentation, adult learning/training/education experience required
--Broad experience in developing and deploying curriculum in adult learning environments
--Demonstrated history of successfully providing proactive consultancy to senior leaders and their teams
--Highly-developed communications skills (written/verbal), ability to deliver clear and convincing presentations, as well as the ability to facilitate an open exchange of ideas, build coalitions and foster an atmosphere of open idea sharing
--Proven track record translating long-term strategy into operational reality. Ability to break down strategies into key tasks and identifying accountabilities
--A strong collaborator with a demonstrated ability/credibility to influence broadly and challenge conventional thinking. An influencer who communicates clearly and frequently, with strong intellectual curiosity.
--Significant exposure to a broad sampling of training industry standards and best practices
--Outstanding interpersonal skills, including a high degree of professional maturity
--Ability to interact with associates and senior management in a cross-functional environment, using tact and good judgment
--Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, often with tight deadlines
--Achievement-oriented and possess problem solving, decision making, strategic and process thinking skills
--Self-motivated; ability to work independently and effectively under deadline pressures
--Results oriented team player with high sense of accountability
--Experience with industry standard LMS tools
--Proficient use of Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and Visio as they relate to assigned projects
--Due to the financial nature and level of accountability of this position, a credit and criminal background check is required

Contact Information

Sammons Financial Group
5400 S Solberg Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Other Information

Category(s): Training, Education, Human Resources
Industry: Insurance
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
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About this Employer
Sammons Financial Group
Sioux Falls, SD
Don't just work for a company...

Sammons Financial Group is a privately-held company, owned by Sammons Enterprises, Inc., an Employee Stock Ownership Plan company (ESOP). Because of our unique ownership, our employees are highly engaged in our business, focusing on long-term success rather than short-term earnings pressures. As an employee, the decisions you make have a real impact on the company's success. This can add to the value of your retirement as a participant in the ESOP and help you build your own future. Our culture and the Employee Stock Ownership Plan make us unique in the financial services industry.


Who we are

Sammons Financial Group (SFG) is a holding company of several successful financial services member companies offering a variety of financial products through multiple distribution channels. Our products include fixed and variable annuities, life insurance, bank, corporate, and credit union-owned life insurance, and retirement products. Sammons Financial Group includes the following companies and operating units:
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