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Broker - M&A and Transaction Solutions Team

Broker - M&A and Transaction Solutions Team

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2443852 - Broker (M&A and Transaction Solutions team), (London)


We’re hiring!


Aon are currently recruiting a Broker to join our M&A and Transaction Solutions team in London. The role is for a contributor (Aon career stage) with sound technical knowledge of M&A and ability. 


About Aon


Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is the leading provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage and a global leader in human capital and management consulting. Our key advantage is our broad view of the insurance industry. With an employee base of 66,000 people working in 500 offices in more than 120 countries, we can anticipate how changes in one sector affect another.


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 a Broker some of your key responsibilities will involve:


Core functional activity:

Initial engagement with clients and or Aon network offices

Efficient and accurate exchange of confidentiality agreements, hold harmless letters and engagement letters with clients, insurers and advisers

Reviewing transaction documents and due diligence materials in order to create market submissions

Presenting insurer terms to clients and or Aon network offices via compelling and well written reports

Assisting senior brokers negotiate and agree detailed policy terms and condition

Securing cover confirmation from primary and excess insurers (Firm Order and Follow market broking)

Send cover confirmation to client and or Aon network office

Review draft and final insurance contracts as necessary

Firm Order broking

File maintenance and processing including full use of all Aon internal systems as required


Secondary functional activity:

Client relationship management (direct clients and/or network)

Client meetings


Occasional (optional) functional activity:

Providing benchmarking and placement advice to clients

Establish and manage pipeline

Produce and/or deliver tenders

Lead quote broking

Market relationship management

Define marketing strategy (specific to placement)

SPS design / placement

Create BID documentation if required

Provide technical wording advice to client/network

Provide technical training / guidance to colleagues


Responsibility 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.


About you


As a Broker your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Educated to degree level ideally with a legal or financial background or equivalent

Interest in M&A

Attention to detail and relentless focus on client service

Willingness to work to M&A deadlines

Ability to interpret and use data effectively

Sound technical insurance knowledge

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

Good problem solving skills

Good interpersonal skills

Good level of numeracy

Effective communication and presentation skills

Good understanding of compliance and FCA regulation

Ability to work well as part of a team

Demonstrate integrity and professionalism


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.


We’re happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application


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