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Business Development Executive – Corporate Risks (Bristol/ Birmingham, UK)

Business Development Executive – Corporate Risks (Bristol/ Birmingham, UK)

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Business Development Executive – Corporate Risks (Bristol/ Birmingham, UK)


We’re hiring!


Aon are currently recruiting a Business Development Executive to join our National corporate team in Bristol or Birmingham.   The primary responsibility of the role is to initiate, build and strengthen relationships with new clients by delivering the desired client experience and value proposition.


About Aon


Headquartered in London, Aon Plc 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.

Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.



As a Business Development Executive your main responsibilities will involve:


Accountability for account planning for all prospects and co-ordinate all prospect activity

Articulating the sales plan

A full understanding and ability to articulate the value delivered by Aon and effectively lead remuneration negotiations

Actively building relationships across Aon and exploit cross selling opportunities

Effective analysis driven risk financing strategy, including program design and marketing, with prospects to meet their needs where appropriate

Managing the sales process

Understanding the prospect their industry and their risks

Understanding the client need and matching them with Aon Solutions

Contributing to the teams sales strategy

Effectively using to manage pipeline and opportunities

Developing and maintaining effective prospect relationships using best practice sales techniques

Accountability for adherences to business processes, systems and procedures

Responsible for compliance with regulatory requirements and business procedures (including usage of, GRIP, Ri3k/applicable trading platforms and application of Aon insurer security policies where relevant)

Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company


As a Business Development Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Excellent communication and presentation skills

Strong Client Management relationship skills

Technical commercial insurance knowledge

Strong influencing and negotiation skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Strong business acumen

Proven background in Business Development

Strong technical commercial insurance knowledge, across all major classes

Ability to use insurance industry IT systems to efficiently deliver client service

Good understanding of compliance and FCA regulation


Salary and Benefits

This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.

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