Description Assurant Solutions businesses develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with leading financial institutions, retailers, automobile dealers, funeral homes, manufacturers, wireless carriers and other entities. With operations in 25 locations, including executive offices in Atlanta, GA., Assurant Solutions serves clients and their customers in 12 countries throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia. www.assurantsolutions.com Assurant Solutions is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the U.S. and select worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $26 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com . The Asset Recovery Channel Manager is responsible for the planning, management and implementation of all activities required to obtain handsets at a favorable price and manage existing and new channel relationships to optimize their disposal as required. The Asset Recovery Manager will develop and execute plans to optimize cost of product acquisition, increase sales revenue and margin, as well as identify market opportunities and growth areas within the channel. The Asset Recovery Channel Manager will act as the liaison between the buyers, the sellers, and the internal cross-functional teams supporting asset recovery. Will troubleshoot problems or issues through to completion with minimal guidance Key Responsibilities
Manage a web based handset valuation portal, updating pricing as required to mirror market conditions.
Coordinate daily operations with third party partners in order to optimize handset and accessory disposal
Maximize return on assets through judicious discovery of optimal disposal channel.
Closely coordinate activities with internal cross functional team in order to optimize asset value management process and asset recovery programs.
Research market levers and cost fluctuations by product driven by lifecycle.
Develop and execute a sales strategy to achieve or exceed the company's target growth and margin requirements.
Develop and maintain business plans with identified accounts.
Identify and pursue new opportunities with appropriate channel partners.
Analyze factors in the marketplace and that impacting the program to formulate forecasts, estimates and projections that impact selling initiatives. Must have good statistical and analytical skills.
Be accountable for accurate and comprehensive sales planning and forecasting.
Establish strong relationships with customers and colleagues.
Qualifications Required Skills
Ability to assess customer needs, aptitude for systems and processes, advanced problem solving.
Two to four years of sales experience selling to distributors, resellers, value added resellers, or wholesalers and a demonstrated experience focused on the handset channel.
Must have data analytical skills and should be able to build and use tools using MS Excel or MS Access.
This position requires a minimum of one to two years experience with buying or procurement experience. Desired skills/experience
Working knowledge of wireless handsets and the sales channels in which they are bought and sold.
Has Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Working knowledge of current business software, including spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, web browsers and email programs. Working knowledge of current business software We offer comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k with profit sharing, generous paid time off and much more. Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please visit: http://www.assurant.jobs Follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/AssurantCareers (@AssurantCareers)
Requisition Number: 29021
Assurant, Inc. (Assurant) is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in providing specialized insurance products and...