Aon Is Looking for a Broker; Mid-Market Construction – Centre of Excellence
As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Mid-Market Construction Centre of Excellence within Aon Reed Stenhouse in either Vancouver, B.C., Calgary, AB or Winnipeg, MB. As a Broker, you will report directly to the Vice President & National Centre of Excellence Manager.
Your Impact as a Broker; Mid-Market Construction
- Operating as part of the National Centre of Excellence for Construction (Mid-Market) serving clients across Canada,
- Collaborates with Account Executives in assigned regions to develop coverage strategy and marketing initiatives for renewal and prospective business in the Construction and Contracting segment,
- Analyzing client specific risk exposure and details coverage requirements; prepares and presents marketing proposals for renewals and new business;
- Negotiates with underwriters to establish best terms and conditions with respect to premiums and coverage;
- Continually works to develop thought leadership and expertise in the Construction segment through networking, technical training, and market/industry/client discussions;
- Communicates current trends and issues to interested parties internally and externally;
- Establishes and maintains strong relationships with the underwriting community with a focus on construction and contracting specialty markets for the ultimate benefit of the client and the practice;
- Follows up with insurer to confirm terms of negotiated contract(s) are met;
- In conjunction with other team members, prepares, reviews and approves client-ready documentation, including proposals, analysis, comparisons, manuscript policy documents, mid-term changes, new business and renewals;
- Provides leadership, mentoring and direction to assist with growth and development of Associate Brokers or other members of the broking support teams;
- Leading by example by demonstrating and sharing with all lines of business the importance of best practice; and
- Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
You Bring Knowledge and Expertise
- Minimum of five (5) years of progressive responsibility and experience in placing all lines of coverage for commercial risks with both domestic and Lloyds markets, with specific focus on placing risks for the construction and contracting segment;
- Works collaboratively as a key member a team and independently with minimum supervision;
- Comfortable participating and contributing in meetings with senior to executive level underwriters and clients where necessary;
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both verbally and written;
- Client focused and proven relationship building skills;
- Meticulous attention to detail, refined organizational skills and the ability to multi-task;
- Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize under pressure of competing deadlines;
- Strong computer skills including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
- Five (5) to seven (7) years of commercial marketing / broking experience would be preferred;
- Experience in placing all lines of coverage for commercial risks with both domestic and Lloyds markets, with specific focus on placing risks for the construction and contracting segment would be a major asset.
- Post-Secondary degree or a combination of education and equivalent years of industry experience;
- General Insurance Level Two (2) License required;
- RIBO License or ability to obtain in timely manner
- Completion of or desire to complete at least one of the following professional designations: Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP); or Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) or Certified Risk Management (CRM) (Partial completion of one or more designations can be considered on an individual basis)
- Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development
We Offer You:
A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
Our Colleague Experience:
From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.
About Aon:Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.
Aon is committed to a diverse workforce as an Employment Equity employer (Women, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples, and Visible Minorities).
DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.