• Senior Strategist, Innovation

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/24/2019 11:18 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    Up to 40%
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    Great American Insurance Group is seeking a Senior Strategist to join the Innovation team. This person will help secure a winning future for Great American by developing and leading a consistent enterprise and divisional strategy practice. The Senior Strategist is passionate about the formulation of strategic direction and preparing for the future through the evaluation of societal / technology / industry trends and customer / agent needs and behaviors.


    This person will ensure that strategic efforts are translated into specific actions, assuring a linkage between the strategy practice and annual operating plans. The Senior Strategist will work with GAIG’s research team to establish a knowledge management infrastructure that filters and disseminates relevant external information tied to the strategy to leadership. This person will act as a key advisor to divisional and enterprise leadership on critical changes in the market.


    • Develops and drives the enterprise strategy development and management process
    • Plans, organizes, and develops analyses grounded in deep understanding of the business, industry & market trends, customer / agent behavior and competitive strategy
    • Develops market-based assumptions based on relevant trends including emerging risks and operating environment
    • Collaborates with leadership on planned outcomes aligned for the enterprise and business units
    • Facilitates the execution of the strategy by working collaboratively with leadership, ensuring that the strategy is communicated and easily understood by all throughout the organization and respective business units
    • Establishes activities prioritized for action and accompanying measurements
    • Works with finance to determine options for activity funding to meet planned outcomes
    • Some travel will be required


    • Knowledgeable – 5+ of consulting or business strategy experience is preferred. Previous experience in financial services is required.
    • Results driven - eager to see output of your work being used and making a difference
    • Accountable and independent - able to succeed in a corporate start-up environment
    • Intellectually curious – always seeking ways to improve work product and your own performance
    • Collaborative - able to work closely together with colleagues to identify opportunities and to develop solutions
    • Presence - comfortable presenting to senior management
    • Organized - able to prioritize and easily switch between projects
    • Clear – departmental mission and team goals are clearly communicated
    • Proven - able to inspire and engage, build talent and foster collaboration in a large company

    *The level for this position will be based on candidate qualifications.


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