Willis Towers Watson Associate Director (Senior Placement Specialist) in Atlanta, Georgia

Associate Director (Senior Placement Specialist)

Date Posted: July 11, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Sr. Placement Specialist is the person recognized as the main contact in the marketplace to represent Willis Towers Watson and coordinate parties on all sides to meet and understand each other’s agendas, appetites, and goals. The position does require travel and social interaction at industry events / meetings. The Sr. Placement Broking Specialist is responsible for all broking activity, utilizing industry expertise to enhance revenue and foster innovation.

The Role

We know how companies can unlock potential through effective risk management. Our clients rely on us to craft strategies to quantify, mitigate and transfer risk, taking advantage of our specialist industry experience and unparalleled market know-how. The result is a new way of embracing risk that drives superior results.

Brokers perform a variety of critical functions including but not limited to:

  • Provide coverage and program design advice and expertise directly to clients and through Client Advocates and Producers

  • Support Producers in new business development – provide knowledge and expertise about market dynamics, exposures and insurance solution related to private equity and alternative asset mangers’ exposures

  • Draft and negotiate manuscript policy language with insurance carriers and coordinate process with clients’ in-house and outside counsel

  • Arrange and manage underwriting meetings for both new and renewal business

  • Preparation and finalization of quotes and coverage confirmations to ensure contract certainty

  • Market renewal and new business opportunities and present proposals to clients

The Requirements

  • 4-8 years of experience in underwriting or broking financial lines insurance with focus on private equity or alternative asset managers

  • Knowledge and familiarity with the overall financial lines marketplace across all segments with particular focus on private equity, alternative assets managers and private company financial lines insurance

  • Experience in policy drafting and construction

  • Comprehensive understanding of complex legal entity structures and exposures associated therewith

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Self-motivated, must have the ability to work independently

  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Flexibility with respect Travel

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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  • Location:Atlanta, GA, USBoston, MANew York, NY

  • Date Posted:July 11, 2018