MBA Accelerated Leadership Development Program
St. Louis, MO
Kemper is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper’s products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.
Our MBA Leadership Development Program (LDP) can propel your management career in the right direction by giving you meaningful responsibility in strategic areas of a Company undergoing an exciting transformation. The LDP offers an opportunity to combine your professional background, academic skills and knowledge of our business gained through formal and on-the-job trainings to move toward a management career at Kemper. Throughout the program you will have ongoing professional development, interaction with senior management and challenging assignments with Kemper throughout the United States, headquartered in Chicago, IL.
Assignments will be across functional areas and business units depending on track, developing your strengths and knowledge about our business. While learning the business, you will use your project management and consulting skills to take on actual roles within Kemper that have significant impact on the way we do business, gain functional skills through working in Sales and Distribution.
After the end of each year in the program, you’ll work closely with your Executive Advisor to identify the next year’s assignment that will help meet you career interests and support the needs of the business.
Incorporating three assignments over the course of three years, averaging one year per assignment, the program allows MBA LDPs to work across multiple Strategic Business Units within Kemper. This ensures that every LDP graduates the program with extensive knowledge of Kemper, our strategic direction and a clear understanding of how we do business.
Sales/Distribution Potential Landing Roles:
- Distribution /Sales Operations Leadership (Director/AVP)
- Field Operations (Director)
- Regional Manager
Potential Areas of Rotation:
- Distribution / Sales Operations
- Product Development
- Business Operations – Claims/Underwriting
- Agency Leadership
- MBA or related Master’s degree
- Competitive GPA
- 5-7 years relevant business experience
- Demonstrated superior business judgment and financial acumen; effective analytic and integrative thinking; strong leadership skills, including project ownership; and effective stakeholder communications and relations
- Commitment to a management career in a corporate setting
- Willingness to travel or relocate during and upon completion of the program
Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.
Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.