Willis Towers Watson Broker in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Broker

Date Posted: July 11, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Brokers serve as an integral interface between Willis Towers Watson clients and prospects and various insurance carriers in the marketplace. They advise Producers and other colleagues on the design of complex risk management programs for clients; present hard-to-place submissions to carriers, negotiate to secure coverage that meets client needs, oversee preparation of client proposals and maintain strong relationships with key carriers. If you are a consultative advisor who thrives in creating technical sound solutions that address the clients risk without turning their balance sheet upside down, this is the role 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.

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

Providing coverage and program design advice and expertise to Production team; making recommendations regarding program improvements

Providing knowledge to Producers about markets and products as they relate to classes of business

  • Assisting Producers in client and prospect meetings as requested

  • Receiving submissions from the production team

  • Receiving quotes from carriers and negotiating the best program and pricing for clients, providing coverage comparisons

  • Overseeing the preparation of draft proposals and finalizing Carrier and Client quotes & coverage confirmations to ensure contract certainty

  • Binding carrier quotes and giving sign-off to binders and coverage confirmations

  • Assisting in training of Junior Brokers

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s level degree; Insurance degree a plus

  • Insurance Brokers License required

  • 3-5 years of industry experience including underwriting or analytical experience

  • Experience handling middle market and commercial business accounts

  • Demonstrates knowledge of core insurance principles & provide explanation to clients

  • Deep Understanding of Required Placement Workflows

  • Technical placement, underwriting or sales experience

  • Strong client service orientation with ability to proactively understand client’s needs and present/implement solutions

  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills

  • Team player who takes initiative, is resourceful and is self-motivated to continuous learning and development

  • Computer skills which include proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, as well as navigation within the Internet

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights. at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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:Pittsburgh, PA, US

  • Date Posted:July 11, 2018