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VP of Sales - New Business - Under 500 - Chicago, IL, Chicago, Illinois

CategorySales & Business Development
Job typeFull-Time
CountryUnited States
VP Sales, New Business - Under 500

Role Summary:

The Vice President of Sales for the PNW will be responsible for the execution of a local market sales strategy for our Under 500 Buyer Group consistent with Cigna's overall value proposition that achieves improved client and customer retention, improved competitive positioning and increased membership and earnings growth while maintaining a strong brand reputation in the market.

This role will lead a team in the delivery of state of the art consultative solutions that address client and customer issues around health and wellness, productivity and security. Reports directly to the Market President and is a member of the local senior leadership team in the market.

This position must have demonstrated superior capabilities in leadership, driver of business and sales plan execution, strong influencing and negotiation skills, distribution management and an ability to successfully lead in an ambiguous and changing market.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of industry related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of sales experience required
  • Sales management experience preferred, including recruitment, selection and development of new sales representatives.
  • Excellent knowledge of sales management process to be responsible for developing and executing account penetration strategy with Sales and Account Management teams.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to lead a sales team and develop staff
  • Demonstrated leadership skills required to support a strong sales growth result
  • Enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary.
  • Comfortable dealing with and managing an ever-changing, highly competitive environment

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co.

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