About the role: 
We are looking for an experienced, Property & Casualty Client Service Leader who thrives on working with the world’s most innovative, people-driven companies. Sequoia’s consulting team is one of the most respected and successful in our industry. We’ve gotten there by focusing on long-term relationship building, team selling, and coming through for clients and fellow team members. As a company, Sequoia is a trusted brand and an industry pioneer in guiding companies in how to manage business risk and protect their balance sheet. Sequoia’s clients are innovative, people-first businesses who are shaping the future: the market disruptors, the paradigm shifters, and the leaders that are pushing their industries forward.  
Reporting to our President, the VP, Risk Management Service role is your chance to build a world class team in our Risk Management to support over 1,700 Sequoia clients from the most innovative companies, both public and pre-IPO (including 40 clients who have gone public in the last two years). Our world-class Risk Management service organization today delivers a full line of P&C products, great client service, has strong client retention and high overall engagement. This is a unique opportunity to leverage a strong foundation, client relationships and team to accelerate growth and build a meaningful business.

What you get to do:

    • Build and continuously develop a world class Risk Management practice, supporting and promoting our services, and one that is recognized in industry as a role model for partnering with our clients 
    • Lead key service and operations team to support the total management experience (people, process, and technology) 
    • Develop and meet impactful client service metrics and long-term goals 
    • Partner with other service leaders (Benefits/401k/Sequoia One) to unify the client experience and position as a trusted business advisor and protector 
    • Educate other Sequoia Teams on impact and value of Risk Management services for their clients 
    • Recruit and build team members to help support the mission 
    • Work across Sequoia and lead cross-collaboration between necessary groups  
    • Collaborate and plan with other members of leadership team on company goals and execution strategies 

What you bring:

    • 10+ years leading a Risk Management Service practice at a leading professional services organization, preferably in the property and casualty industry, including 5+ years in a leadership capacity where you have built and/or scaled a team.  
    • Team Leadership: Builds and leads strong teams. Ability to evaluate teams, develop, and reshape them as necessary while mentoring and inspiring them to drive continually improving results through strong leadership.   
    • Executive customer engagement: Proven track record of successfully building and expanding customer relationships to new departments and c-suite.    
    • Global scale: Experience leading international expansion efforts.  
    • Cross functional and executive influence: Working cross functionally with Executive Leadership, Product, Marketing, Legal, Finance, Operations, and Compliance to ensure customer success. Demonstrated ability to develop strong consultative relationships with external partners and internal cross-functional teams at all levels. Experience with creating, developing, and communicating executive level materials. 
    • Accountability: Quantifying business needs and developing metrics. Proven track record of delivering performance against goals consistently and predictably. Ability to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and concrete action plans.  

Our Culture 

Sequoia exists to come through for people who put their trust in us. Our team members live by a set of core values that underscore everything we do – for each other and for our clients. We expect that these will resonate with you, excite you, and empower you to do your best work: 

Passion for service  
Growth oriented  
Caring for others  
Focused on relationship building

Compensation & Benefits 

Sequoia offers team members compensation and benefits to support the physical, financial and emotional wellbeing of you and your loved ones.  We continuously and purposefully build an inclusive culture, designed to empower everyone to do their best work. 

Our compensation and benefits are thoughtful, competitive and leading edge, but most of all, they reflect what our people value most. 


We employ diverse talent across North America and India. We focus on well-rounded, values-based colleagues to add to our culture and help us forge new ground. 

Sequoia provides equal opportunity to all applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

We are building something special in the world of HR and this is an important role for us, and an incredible opportunity for the right candidate.  Our environment is inclusive, diverse, ignited, built on integrity and deeply committed.  Come and help us truly make a difference investing in people. 

Sequoia has offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Tempe, and Bangalore. Visit Sequoia.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter to learn more. 

About Sequoia 

For more than 20 years, people-driven companies have turned to Sequoia to get their employee experience right. We’re in this business because we know that taking great care of people leads to better business outcomes. Helping our clients achieve those outcomes is what drives our team, our strategic service offerings, and our technology forward. 

Sequoia comes through for clients with guidance, service, and the Sequoia People Platform. Through their compensation, benefits, and overall people programs, we enable them to better manage their global workforce, reduce administrative burdens, and reach a deeper level of employee care and support. We strategically use technology to enhance the expert guidance and committed service we bring to every client engagement.

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