Willis Towers Watson Broking Team Leader – Casualty in London, United Kingdom

Broking Team Leader – Casualty

Date Posted: December 19, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

Manager of People:

  • Acting as a coach to direct reports, driving performance and training needs

  • Responsible for managing, motivating and developing the skills, competencies and knowledge of team members in line with policies and procedures, including overseeing and managing of staff appraisals and objective setting

  • Maintain staff competence by ensuring that staff skills or knowledge gaps are met with appropriate training and development so they are able to perform to their maximum capability and fulfil their potential and the requirements of the business

  • Establish an environment that promotes respect for the individual employee and adheres to the policies and guidelines of the company

  • Champion the drive to develop a high performance culture, with active and timely management of underperformance for the benefit of all of our associates and our clients

  • Provide leadership, direction, advice and guidance to the team maintaining high levels of integrity, motivation and morale

The Role

  • Ability to understand a client or prospect’s business, situations, opportunities, problems and key issues

  • Ability to manage senior relationships and negotiate complex placements with the insurance market

  • Prepare client and prospect presentations considering the impact of client profitability

  • Work with Account Executives and Sales Team in determining appropriate solutions and structuring and pricing the deal

  • Identify appropriate markets and determine placing strategy

  • Create and grow relationships with underwriters in London and international markets

  • Experience in pricing and designing conceptual programmes

  • Participate in information gathering exercises.

  • Ensure ongoing compliance with Willis Towers Watson guidelines and procedures.

  • Ensure good relationships and communication with other Willis Towers Watson associates

  • A thorough understanding and an expert real time user for all relevant systems including WillPlace

The Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Preferably ACII qualified or working towards the ACII qualification

  • A proven track record in Insurance Broking or Underwriting is essential

  • A good knowledge of the insurance market in order to address client and technical issues

Skills:

  • Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent technical skills

  • Good presentation abilities

  • Ability to assimilate and apply large volumes of information rapidly

  • Negotiation skills coupled with the ability to be flexible and innovative

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team

  • Able to prioritise, manage deadlines and work under pressure

  • Comfortable explaining complex concepts and making recommendations to clients/client servicing teams

  • Must be able to forge links between broking and client servicing teams

  • Ability to adapt personal style to work effectively with a wide range of clients, colleagues and underwriters

  • Must be prepared to work with integrity and openness, complying at all times with FCA requirements.

  • Good IT skills with excellent Excel usage capability

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 at http://willistowerswatson.com/ .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location:London, England, GB

  • Date Posted:December 19, 2018