Willis Towers Watson Liazon Sales Engineer in Buffalo, New York

Liazon Sales Engineer

Date Posted: May 16, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for business development with accountability for the management of dedicated broker channel partners. The Liazon Sales Engineer will develop channel partnership relationships within assigned partners and will be responsible for assisting with sales support for all potential Liazon prospects.

The Role

Relationship Management

  • Understand the broker partners’ business and needs

  • Identify producers and decision makers within broker channel, establish and maintain active relationships with these key partners

  • Provide technical, industry and subject matter expertise where required

  • Liaise with broker partners and build strong relationships

  • Facilitates the transition of relationships to others as appropriate and takes on new client and/or prospect relationships

  • Draw on expertise within specialist technical teams within Liazon

  • Build relationships with internal and external sources to maximize the penetration of key target markets

Clients

  • Lead and manage multiple client engagements

  • Provide Broker and Client system demonstrations as requested

  • Finalize and present quality deliverables to clients via broker partner

  • Ensure progress against established budget, timeline and quality standards

Excellence

  • Perform technical review of all sold Liazon clients delivered by broker partners

  • Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches to broker sales practices

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for the delivery of the Liazon platform

People

  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

  • Be the Liazon go-to-expert in matters relating to Marketplace consulting

  • Partner and communicate effectively in a team environment with consultants, developers and other team members

  • Participate in local, regional and national meetings as requested

As a Liazon Sales Engineer you will serve a key role by serving as the link between external broker partners and our internal Liazon Marketplace operations team. You will contribute to the sales and implementation of new clients by serving as the key contact for the broker that has engaged with prospective client. You will also consult to brokers concerning implementation best practices, provide ongoing technical support, and train broker teams. You will have the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical, problem solving, leadership, communication and consulting skills. Note that this role will involve travel to broker sites.

  • Experience in insurance or brokerage sector

  • Knowledge of insurance products Employee Benefits

  • Skilled at building effective relationships, at all levels, with clients, prospects, associates, insurers and external specialists

  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Good organizational skills in terms of managing workload, planning and organization

  • Teamwork

  • Provide value added consulting to brokers based on implementation best practices

  • Assist with analyzing, defining and documenting project requirements and business processes

  • Provide ongoing technical support to brokers

  • Trouble shoot technical issues and problems, partnering with other Liazon team members

  • Train brokers on use of systems

  • Ensure systems perform according to broker and client approved specification

  • Flexibility with regard to regional travel that can range from 10-50%

  • An undergraduate degree is preferred

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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JOB SNAPSHOT

  • Location:Buffalo, NY, US

  • Date Posted:May 16, 2018