Compliance Director (Hybrid) (Birmingham, AL)

| Birmingham, AL
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Basic Purpose and Objective of the Position: The Compliance Director will act as a leader within the Compliance team for the Asset Protection Division (APD). This position will report to the 2nd Vice President- APD Compliance and will serve as a primary point of contact for some business units within APD. The Compliance Director will provide general compliance support for APD, including serving as the lead for product development compliance matters and responsibilities. The Compliance Director will also advise other cross-functional business units to help them implement and enhance processes and controls that effectively and efficiently navigate regulatory requirements and meet customer expectations. This position will be responsible for leading, mentoring and developing a mature and high-performing staff. This position provides management and career growth opportunities within a rapidly growing organization.


  • Acts as Compliance lead on product development and form revision projects.
  • Thinks strategically and collaborates with business units such as Product, Sales, and Claims to ensure compliant business practices.
  • Advises Product in the development of new programs, product enhancements, and updates.
  • Assists with comprehensive integration planning for acquisitions.
  • Leads a team in the review and drafting of service contracts, vehicle protection products, GAP forms, and other forms to ensure compliance with applicable state laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes requests from business partners and provides compliance guidance in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with state regulatory agencies to obtain necessary approval of products.
  • Monitors changes and additions to laws, regulations, and rules impacting APD. Interprets and summarizes this information for product, operations, and other functional groups.
  • Works with the business to operationalize new requirements.
  • Performs research and analysis of laws and regulations in response to compliance requests.
  • Acts as a leader and takes a proactive approach to identify gaps in processes/procedures and develop solutions.

Required Experience/Skills/Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate level degree or commiserate work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of experience working in insurance or financial services sector.
  • Prior experience in understanding and interpreting complex business requirements, regulatory concepts, and statutory requirements.
  • The ability to research regulatory requirements, communicate those requirements to the business, and offer solutions to the business on those requirements.
  • Experience with implementing product and procedural enhancements.
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple complex projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Teams.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • JD preferred; Compliance certifications or demonstrated experience in an established Legal/Compliance department are preferred.
  • Prior management experience or demonstrated examples of leadership within the workplace.
  • Prior experience in property and casualty (P&C) specialty products.
  • Prior experience with P&C product development, distribution, or implementation.
  • Prior experience with unique financial service products.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform legal research of statutory/regulatory requirements.
  • Prior experience in legal research using legal/compliance research tools and databases such as Westlaw/Lexis and Wolters-Kluwer.
  • · Prior experience with SERFF filings.

Employee Benefits:
We aim to protect our employees' wellbeing through a broad benefits offering. For example, we protect physical wellbeing through health, dental and vision insurance. We protect mental wellbeing through mental health benefits and an employee assistance program. We protect time away from work with a variety of paid time away benefits (e.g., paid time off, paid parental leave, short-term disability, and a cultural observance day). We protect financial wellbeing through contributions to healthcare accounts, a pension plan, and a 401(k) plan with Company matching. All employees are encouraged to protect their overall wellbeing by engaging in ProHealth Rewards, Protective’s platform to improve wellbeing while earning cash rewards.
Eligibility for certain benefits may vary by position in accordance with the terms of the Company’s benefit plans.

Diversity and Inclusion:
At Protective, we are committed to providing an inclusive culture where all employees fully contribute and thrive. We have always been a values-driven culture. Doing the right thing and serving people are part of our DNA, and we believe that valuing and embracing different backgrounds and perspectives is what makes us unique.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to being inclusive and attracting, retaining, and growing the talents of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

More Information on Protective Life
Protective Life operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Birmingham, AL. Protective Life was founded in 2022. It has 2912 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 52 open jobs at Protective Life, click here.
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