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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Willis North America Inc. Atlanta, GA

Company
Willis North America Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JO-1608-17119
AJE Ref #
575995815
Location
Atlanta, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB TITLE: SENIOR PLACEMENT SPECIALIST TRANSACTIONAL SOLUTIONS
LOCATION: ATLANTA, GA

THE COMPANY
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW ) 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 39,000 employees in more than 120 territories. 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. Unlock your potential at Willis Towers Watson.

THE BUSINESS
CORPORATE RISK AND 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 ROLE
Works with the Transactional Solutions ( TS ) Client Advocate or Production Team within the Willis Towers Watson Mergers & Acquisitions Group in the design and placement of transactional insurance products for client, prepares submissions/coverage specifications, presents submissions/coverage specifications to carriers, and negotiates to secure coverage that meets client needs. Advises TS Client Advocate or Production Team in selecting carrier quotes that meet client needs, prepares and often presents client proposals. Binds carrier quotes and obtains binders and coverage confirmations. Maintains strong relationships with key carriers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Technical placement, underwriting or sales experience

* Provides coverage and program design advice and expertise to TS Client Advocate or Production Team

* Provides knowledge to TS Client Advocates or Producers about markets and products as they relate to classes of business

* Assists TS Client Advocate or Producer in client meetings as requested with respects to renewal marketing

* Obtains updated renewal information from TS client, Client Advocate or Producer

* Prepares submission/coverage specifications and submits proposals to carriers for quotes

* Receives quotes from carriers and negotiates for the best program for clients, provides coverage comparison

* Prepares quote proposals to present to client

* Communicates with TS Client Advocate or Production Team regarding program improvements and recommendations

* Preparation and finalization of Carrier and Client quotes & coverage confirmations to ensure contract certainty

* Assists as technical resource for younger placement brokers

QUALIFICATIONS:

* JD degree, preferred

* 10+ years industry experience, preferably with M&A or complex insurance experience, or with representations & warranties, contingent and/or tax liability insurance experience

* Must have obtained insurance brokers license within 60 days of employment

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

* Ability to conduct research

* Deep understanding of required placement workflows

* Must demonstrate core competency of Willis Towers Watson Values & Vision

* WEM Expertise

* Self-starter/requires minimal supervision

* Will seek guidance when needed

* Solid presentation skills written and oral

* Good listener

* Strong leadership skills

* Mentoring/coaching skills

* Enhancing client service skills

* Ability to deal with difficult client situations

* Demonstrates knowledge of Insurance structures

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU*
Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k and an employee stock purchase plan as well as many other options to full time employees.

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.

WE ARE COMMITTED TO EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT WILLIS TOWERS WATSON.


Willis is an Equal Opportunity Employer who supports Diversity Minority / Female/ Disability / Veteran.