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Director Strategy & Innovation
Company: Athene
Location: New York City, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/27/2022
Expire Date: 08/27/2022
Job Categories: Financial Services, Insurance, Executive Management
Job Description
Director Strategy & Innovation
Athene is building a Strategy & Innovation team to help unlock the next wave of growth of the business. Athene is recognized for rethinking the retirement services industry and rapidly building and scaling a new leader in the industry. Athene was founded in 2009 with backing by Apollo Global Management, and recently fully merged into Apollo. This creates additional opportunities for innovation by leveraging capabilities across Athene and Apollo.

Athene is looking for a Director of Strategy & Innovation to drive our strategic focus on the highest value opportunities, and lead innovation initiatives from product design to technology improvement to launching new channels and markets. This individual will contribute to further differentiating Athene in the market and providing unique value to our customers.

At Athene, we’re obsessed with finding better, smarter ways to deliver for our customers, partners and investors. This team will be gamechangers at a fast-growing innovator that’s never satisfied with the status quo.

Key deliverables include: 

Develop strategies in areas of product development, new channel and market entry, new technologies, and data science- including robust market, competitor, and customer analysis, development of business cases, and working collaboratively with functions to assess options and refine strategies

Work with FinTech/InsureTech innovators to collaborate to bring innovative approaches to market- perform market scans, assess capabilities and best fit with Athene, set up pilots, develop plans to scale successful pilots

Link strategy to execution, working collaboratively with functional teams across the business and delivering financial and operational objectives- create operating plans and KPIs, manage programs and projects

Champion and lead fast iteration, customer insight development, and experimentation approaches

Prepare materials for key stakeholders; build strong working relationships across the company 

Lead direct reports in development of strategy and strategy execution

Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:

MBA and 4+ years of management consulting and/or strategic project management experience preferred; OR bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of management consulting and strategic project management experience

Exceptional analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Experience managing large scale projects

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with all levels of audiences

Ability to influence without direct authority

Works well managing multiple priorities and tight deadlines
Contact Information
Website: https://athene.wd5.myworkdayjobs.co...
Company Description:
At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.
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