Risk and Insurance Manager (London, UK)
Aon are currently recruiting a Risk and Insurance Manager to join our team in London.
Aon Global Risk Consulting provides integrated solutions to help clients understand and improve their risk profile to increase profitability and protect their interests.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Risk and Insurance Manager within Aon Global Risk Consulting to work embedded in the London West End offices of one of its most prestigious global clients in the real estate advisory and investment management sector. The position will provide insurance and risk management advice and support to the Europe region and coordinate with global risk management as required for projects and corporate programmes. The position will require international travel, primarily within Europe.
The position has a dual reporting line to the European Compliance Director with dotted line reporting to the Managing Director of Global Risk Management (GRM) Department in the US.
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.
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.
About the Role
As Insurance and Risk Manager Europe your key responsibilities will include:
Providing insurance and risk management advice and support to the European region.
Negotiation and analysis of insurance and risk provisions of corporate and client programmes.
Managing local and regional insurance data for corporate and client programmes.
Coordinate with GRM as required for projects and corporate programmes.
Working with GRM to establish a process for the procurement of insurances.
Providing advice and guidance to property professionals in relation to the procurement and operation of insurances.
Analysing and assessing regional insurance claim and loss information.
Negotiating commercial positions on behalf of the firm, such as with clients and lawyers, including contractual negotiations, drafting of directives and technical insurance issues.
Working with other regional Insurance and Risk Managers on corporate insurance and risk management issues.
Assisting with identifying and implementing risk management practices for the firm and its businesses.
Preparing a regional risk management manual and templates for risk operations.
Providing support for enterprise risk projects as requested.
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 Insurance and Risk Manager Europe your skills and qualifications will include:
Likely to be degree educated (or equivalent) with a professional qualification in insurance or risk management.
Relevant general insurance and actual risk management experience.
Thorough knowledge of all areas of commercial insurance and international insurance practices.
Ability to establish and manage relationships with brokers, insurers, vendors, and clients.
Familiarity with established risk management practices; awareness of current risk management issues.
General knowledge of legal process; experience in working directly with legal counsel.
Administrative and organisational skills critical; excellent time management skills, flexibility and management of a variety of tasks simultaneously is necessary.
Flexibility regarding assignments; responsiveness to the needs of the firm and its clients.
Understanding of real estate operations, not essential but an advantage.
Fluency in European languages is an advantage.
What we're looking for in you
As well as substantial experience in risk and insurance, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to represent the firm in negotiations around the commercial aspects of insurance. You must also have the ability to interface with all levels of personnel and have excellent negotiating skills. The position will require international travel and the flexibility to deal with the broad needs of the firm and its clients.
Our Colleague Experience
Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.
We offer you
A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 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.