The WTW broker will be responsible within the Natural Resources London Liability team for the programme design and placement of specific industry business into the relevant insurance market, with particular regional focus on Italian clients and prospects.
Ability to understand a client or prospect's business, situations, opportunities, problems and key issues
Develop and maintain a strong relationship with clients, understanding their insurance needs and ensuring that these are fulfilled
Understand changes in client circumstances to ensure that the cover provided continues to match their needs
Ability to manage relationships and negotiate placement with the insurance market
Prepare client and prospect presentations considering the impact of client profitability
Work with Account Executives, the Wordings team and the 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
Check policies, market presentations and client documentation as appropriate
Participate in information gathering exercises.
Ensure ongoing compliance with WTW guidelines and procedures.
Ensure good relationships and communication with other WTW associates
Develop and demonstrate proficiency for all relevant systems including Placing Platform Limited (PPL), Document Management System (DMS) and Fair Market Appraisal (FMA)
Fluent Italian speaker
A proven track record in Insurance Broking or Underwriting is essential
Knowledge/experience of the Italian insurance market
Preferably ACII qualified or working towards the ACII qualification
Preferably educated to degree level or relevant industry experience
Strong 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
Skilled at building effective relationships, at all levels, with clients, prospects, associates, insurers and external specialists
Must be prepared to work with integrity and openness, complying at all times with FCA requirements.
Ability to represent the practice and Willis Towers Watson with integrity and credibility
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