Willis Towers Watson Associate Broker in Los Angeles, California

Associate Broker

Date Posted: October 2, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

An Associate Broker in the Property group is responsible for broking activity on Commercial Property coverage within the team. In addition to assisting with placement activity, responsibilities will include coordinating deadlines for internal /external colleagues and clients. This individual will utilize their expertise to help enhance results for the team. If you’re looking to join a growing organization with unlimited growth potential, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Role

Corporate Risk & Broking

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.

The Associate Broker is responsible for preparing and submitting business to our carrier partners, following-up for quotes, and for providing analytics for key accounts. In this role, you will also be responsible for coordinating internal strategy meetings.

The Responsibilities

  • Gather information and analytics to assess and evaluate client risks in order to support the placement of client risks into the market.

  • With support of more experienced brokers, develop client and prospect presentations to secure new, and build on existing, relationships.

  • Research market solutions to learn how to identify and develop optimum risk solutions for clients.

  • Ensure that quality and compliance procedures and processes are adhered to.

  • Execute straightforward new business placement, renewals and simple alterations of existing cover, under supervision.

  • Record and maintain all information accurately on the appropriate systems.

  • Work closely with associates from other departments that support the broking process (e.g., analytics).

  • Build technical skills by satisfactorily completing basic and intermediate training courses as required.

  • Prepare draft submission documents and finalize submissions for delivery.

  • Review quotes against specifications and develop side-by side comparisons.

  • Prepare program proposals.

  • Review program binders for accuracy against quotes and complete file reviews.

The Requirements

  • < 5 years industry experience

  • Insurance broker’s P&C license required

  • Solid presentation skills (written and oral); demonstrates active listening and note taking

  • Relationship management and customer focus; ability to interface with customers and collaborate internally with teammates to serve customers

  • Negotiation skills (carrier and client); ability to maintain as-is renewal terms and handle simple business placements

  • Business Acumen: demonstrates basic knowledge/understanding of insurance business.

  • Project Management: ability to execute assigned tasks in timely fashion.

  • Adaptable and receptive to feedback; will seek guidance when needed

  • End to end process knowledge: fluent in insurance process and can drive results by influencing other key players in the process.

  • Leadership skills: ability to make decisions and support them; ability to take control of own work; ability to seek guidance and coordinate with others when needed.

  • Insurance Technical skills; demonstrates knowledge of core insurance principles. Understands coverage forms and principles.

  • Strong technology acumen – ability to utilize technology based record management systems; advanced MS Office skills and familiarity with other relevant online tools.

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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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:Los Angeles, CA, US

  • Date Posted:October 2, 2018