PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Develop your leadership and management skills while accelerating broad business acumen across multiple core business areas.

Program Details

A four-year rotational leadership development program designed to give participants experience in a wide variety of job roles across our enterprise. Each PDP experience is unique, allowing the flexibility to pursue individual interests, develop strengths, and prepare for a successful leadership career.

BUSINESS AREA ROTATIONS

The program consists of 3-4 cross-functional job rotations over the course of about 4 years. Job rotation assignments may vary from 12-18 months depending on the role, complexity and business needs.

Business area rotations may include:

  • Claims Management
  • Underwriting
  • Client Management
  • IT
  • Finance
  • Marketing

At least one job rotation wil be outside of your primary location. Work locations may include Chattanooga, TN; Portland, ME; Columbia, SC; Worcester, MA; Glendale, CA; and Dorking, United Kingdom.

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP LEVEL MENTOR

You will be matched with a personal mentor from our leadership team to guide you for the duration of the program, supporting your individualized growth and development.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Additionally, the program includes hands-on training and development including classroom time, self-study, field visits, team partnerships and project-based work.

FEEDBACK AND ASSESSMENT

Participants will provide feedback and recommendations on process improvements and policies to the business areas as they move through the program.

What we look for

PROVEN LEADERS

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

CREATIVE THINKERS

  • Highly motivated and self directed
  • Creative problem solving and strong analytical reasoning skills
  • Well organized and able to handle multiple priorities at one time

ACCOMPLISHED CANDIDATES

  • Strong internship or equivalent work experience for graduating college seniors
  • Undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.3 or higher

What you'll gain

Senior leader mentorship

Strong peer network

Ability to stretch and grow in an environment that encourages curiosity, celebrates innovative thinking

Opportunity to work in all of Unum Group's businesses: Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life

Ability to lead and contribute to highly visible, enterprise-wide projects and initiatives

Robust curriculum focused on personal and professional development

Apply now

Active recruitment for the Leadership Development Program takes place in the Spring (February-April) and Fall (August-October) each year. Please complete our application and we'll be back in touch during recruitment season.