Job Details

Deputy Director/agency Legal Counsel

Company name

Nebraska Department of Insurance

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 16, 2020

Valid Through

Jan 29, 2021

Posted on

Mar 11, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Lincoln, NE, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Deputy Director/Agency Legal Counsel
The candidate will work side-by-side with the Director. This position is an executive leadership role responsible for managing various operations of the Insurance Department under the supervision of the Director; providing the Director and staff with legal and technical support on insurance issues; and making recommendations to the Director and Administration for department policies and procedures. Reports to the Director of Insurance. Will oversee several divisions of the Department as assigned by the Director. Duties: Oversee and hold accountable various divisions within the Department. Train, coach, supervise, and evaluate division administrators and attorneys. Assist in providing guidance for resolution of complaints and inquiries from various stakeholders including insurance companies; elected representatives; insurance agents; and the public. Work closely with outside legal counsel and the Attorney General's office regarding litigation. Work closely with insurance companies, Department staff, and other state and federal regulators regarding corporate filings such as company formations, applications to domicile, and insurer acquisitions. Collaborate with stakeholders through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to represent Firm in developing sound policies regarding financial and market regulation of the insurance industry. Requirements: 5 years insurance or regulatory experience and licensed to practice law in the State of Firm or currently licensed to practice law in another state with the ability to readily obtain a license in Nebraska. Should have experience in such areas as: Leadership and performance management. Fostering an environment of teamwork, collaboration, accountability, integrity, continuous process improvement and customer service. Developing and implementing training programs. Coaching and developing teammates. Implementing administrative goals in an effective and efficient manner. Demonstrating high levels of initiative, tenacity, perseverance, and achieving results. Developing and successfully implementing long-term strategic plans for organizations. Representing an organization before a wide range of constituencies on a wide range of topics.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nebraska Department of Insurance
941 o Street
Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68510