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Are you an accomplished attorney ready to move to the next stage in your career? Homesteaders Life Company has an excellent opportunity for a Director, Staff Counsel in their West Des Moines office.
As Staff Counsel, you will be integral to the legal and compliance functions of the organization. Working with the Executive Vice President/General Counsel and the VP of Compliance, you will be involved in all aspects of a growing and dynamic mutual life insurance company. The ability to evaluate and draft contracts, review risk, oversee state filings, interpret regulatory changes and provide strategic planning are all a part of this exciting opportunity.
To be considered, candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate degree with a minimum of five years of in-house corporate counsel experience, preferably with an insurance company and be a member of the Iowa Bar. Other competencies required to ensure success:
Demonstrated experience in analyzing, drafting, and negotiating insurance and/or annuity contracts.
Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
Strong research capabilities with familiarity with LexisNexis, Westlaw and other legal research tools.
Ability to define problems, analyze data, and draw valid conclusions on a wide variety of subject related to the insurance regulatory environment.
Company-sponsored group medical and dental insurance
Company-provided life insurance
Company-matched 401(k) plan
Annual incentive award compensation program
Great work schedule - 4.5-day work week year-round. (Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and until 1 p.m. on Friday)
Paid vacation and sick leave
Company-supported training and development
Beautiful facilities including a full-service cafeteria, walking trail and fitness center
Excellent starting pay
Homesteaders provides consumer friendly insurance products for prearranged funerals. As a mutual life insurance company we exist to serve our policy holders. We act with the highest level of integrity to promote the value of funeral service. Homesteaders is a leader in the industry and this pride and dedication starts with our employees! To learn more about our organization, please visit our web site at www.homesteaderslife.com
Homesteaders Life Company is an Iowa domestic mutual life insurer based in West Des Moines providing insurance products for prearranged funeral planning. Homesteaders is a leader in the industry and has been in continual existence for 111 years.