Willis Towers Watson Account Handler in Ipswich, United Kingdom

Account Handler

Date Posted: July 24, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Willis Towers Watson Fine Art, Jewellery & Specie Team is the world’s largest broking team for this niche class of insurance. The type of clients handled by the team include (but is not limited to) museums, art galleries, private collectors, coin collectors, cash in transit operators, jewellers, fine art shippers and packers and corporate entities. We have a good mix of direct and wholesale business and liaise with Willis Towers Watson offices and other intermediaries on a worldwide basis.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Account Handler to join the team based in our Ipswich office. The successful candidate will preferably have experience of cradle to grave account handling include some broking experience, plus experience of liaising with client’s and underwriters and being responsible for their own book of business. The successful candidate will predominantly work on Cash in Transit business, but also handle some Fine Art and Jewellers Block accounts.

  • Handling queries from clients, brokers, account executives, insurers and others.

  • Supporting client’s through the renewal process.

  • Preparing broking documentation including insurance market presentations, MRC slips and

  • Endorsements.

  • Documentation production, mid-term adjustments, quotes and evidence’s of cover.

  • Assisting with premium allocations including overseas tax calculations.

  • Servicing the financial transactions between Client and Insurers, and other Willis departments.

  • Perform against operational performance indicators.

  • Ensure the system is managed in “real time” throughout placements.

  • Providing day to day service and being the focal point for your designated book of business.

  • Attending client and insurer meetings when required.

The Requirements

  • Insurance broking industry experience is preferred although we would consider candidates from outside of the sector with transferable skills

  • Experience of cradle to grave account handling

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Skilled at building effective relationships at all levels

  • Ability to represent the practice and Willis Towers Watson with integrity and credibility

  • Good communication, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Experience of working with and adhering to processes and systems to support client service delivery

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 believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

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:Ipswich, England, GB

  • Date Posted:July 24, 2018