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Managing Director, Transactional Risk

Company: Hylant
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The Opportunity:The Managing Director of Growth will assist dealmakers throughout the M&A community. Managing Director should have well-grounded Business Development skills, along with relationships throughout the M&A faction. Technical skills are very competent in the deal ecosystem and understands sales process reporting. The Managing Director will show support to all related firms that influence our clients, consisting of law firms, Private Equity firms, Investment banks, etc. Experience should consist of a bachelor's degree or MBA with the addition of 5 years' experience with risk consulting, business, or transaction advisory.In This Role You Will Execute On:

  • Achieve annual revenue and engagement targets established during the planning process.
  • As a resource to our offices, enhance M&ATS value proposition within each Hylant office via training, marketing, and other activities with CE's and staff.
  • Create strong firm to firm COI relationships within a region and on a national basis by establishing processes for both pipeline and solution development.
  • Manage multiple competing priorities and meet tight deadlines while helping to lead the M&ATS team.
  • Manage the end-to-end business development process for M&A TS clients in collaboration with internal team.
  • Leverage existing industry relationships and COIs to create new leads and generate deal-flow.
  • Source new leads and deal-flow through conferences, seminars and industry events
  • Coordinate the completion of RFPs and new business proposals
  • Integrate into identified national markets in which to promote Hylant M&ATS offerings
  • Identify strategic opportunities and work with senior management and team specialists to secure new deals
  • Develop a network throughout the industry to increase Hylant's exposure and business opportunities.
  • Advise companies and their boards of directors on the impact of acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs, split-offs, and other complex transactions (including cross-border).
  • Serve as day-to-day client contact and create and deliver presentations.
  • Develop ideas and proposals for clients' future strategic actions, and corporate strategy, create and pitch presentations to prospective clients.
  • Build and maintain existing relationships in the industry, with frequent business travel throughout the U.S. In This Role You Will Need:
    • Bachelors' degree from an accredited four-year college or university required, Juris Doctor preferable.
    • Prior experience in private equity and/or investment banking highly preferred.
    • Minimum five (5) years of insurance experience (advisory, brokerage, or underwriting) required.
    • Strong communication skills including active listening and ability to effectively apply knowledge, experience and understanding of client needs to serve as trusted consultant and yield deliverables as expected.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse team members and clients across various levels of an organization such as C-Suite leaders, attorneys, etc.
    • Strong project management methodology, including effective use of resources to ensure team is able to effectively contribute to a project's deliverables.
    • Must possess and maintain an active Property & Casualty license.
    • Ability and willingness to travel by car or airplane for meetings, conferences, or other business-related functions.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United StatesThe Environment:
      • Work is generally performed in a typical office environment with limited exposure to physical risk or physical effort required.
      • Hylant offers a flexible work environment and, with approval, may include remote work options. Any approved remote work arrangement includes periodic in person requirements for meetings, collaboration, interaction with coworkers, or other business-related functions.
      • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Why Hylant?A multi-year recipient of Best Places to Work in Insurance, Hylant is a full-service insurance brokerage with over 20 offices in seven states. And since the founding of our family-owned business over 85 years ago, we made a promise to strengthen and protect the businesses, employees and communities of our client family by embracing them as our own. We're more than an insurance brokerage firm and you're more than a client, employee or neighbor. You're family. And that's just the way we treat you.Hylant is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, Veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Hylant participates in E-Verify.#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Hylant, Chicago , Managing Director, Transactional Risk, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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