Operations Manager

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
May 19, 2014
Closes
Jun 22, 2014
Function
Administrative
Industry
Consulting
Hours
Full Time
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.,one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to clients around the world.
Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) consistently stands out in a competitive marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled and competitive talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for Gallagher Benefit Services, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will maximize your future potential.
Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors (GFA) is the independent investment consulting arm of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG). The firm and its predecessors have provided investment consulting services since 1976 as a registered investment adviser serving as a fiduciary under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The firm has a national institutional client base including healthcare, corporate, non-for-profit, Taft-Hartley, endowment & foundation organizations. GFA has primary offices in Pittsburgh, Washington DC and Newark. GFA has approximately $49 billion assets (as of 3/31/12) under its advisement and has 57 employees. Investment consulting services provided include the following:

• Asset / Liability modeling
• Performance monitoring / reporting
• Investment portfolio construction
• Investment manager research & due diligence
• Cash management & spending policy analysis
• Risk management
• Total balance sheet financial management solutions
• Fiduciary decision making
• Discretionary investment management
 
Position Summary:
The Operations Manager Branch manages the day-to-day operation of one or two functions (generally administration and customer service) of a segment of the organization's branch operations in compliance with established policies and procedures.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participates in developing, interpreting and implementing policies and procedures for the organization.
  • Ensures employee conformance to established practices and proper training of staff.
  • Prepares related reports and audits current procedures to monitor efficiency of operations.
  • Manages single level organization.
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years related experience required.
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.