• Broker

    Requisition ID 2446974
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    Canadian Broker


    We’re hiring!


    Aon are currently recruiting a Canadian Broker to join our team in London. The Canadian Broker will be primarily responsible for providing advices on reinsurance deals and expert advices on placement design and strategy whilst influencing the market in order to secure the best deals.


    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.


    Reinsurance Solutions, a division of Aon plc, is the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor. We empower our clients to better understand, manage and transfer risk through innovative solutions and personalised access to all forms of global reinsurance capital across treaty, facultative and capital markets. As a trusted advocate, we deliver local reach to the world’s markets, an unparalleled investment in innovative analytics, including catastrophe management, actuarial and rating agency advisory. Through our professionals’ expertise and experience, we advise clients in making optimal capital choices that will empower results and improve operational effectiveness for their business. With more than 80 offices in 50 countries, our worldwide client base has access to the broadest portfolio of integrated capital solutions and services.


    About the Role


    Your impact as a Canadian Broker:

    • Tailoring and implementing agreed strategy for broking
    • Solid understanding of property and casualty reinsurance deals and providing advice to clients and colleagues on placement design, available coverage and capacity, likely pricing, potential coverage enhancements and market progress
    • Identifying appropriate channels for risk placement based on clients’ market security guidelines and other requirements, exerting influence on the market in order to secure the best deals
    • Negotiating terms and conditions of placement
    • Being responsible for working in accordance with the Risk Management Framework, and compliance with company 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


    Your knowledge and expertise:




    • Being able to take a comprehensive, macro approach to Canadian clients/sector – understands the broader issues affecting clients
    • Having an excellent reputation in the insurance/reinsurance market.
    • Working as a team member on a portfolio of Canadian property, casualty, surety and multi-lines accounts
    • Regularly acting as “expert” in client meetings explaining the broking approach and value of the approach
    • Developing influential relationships with reinsurers and clients and recognizes the impact of damaging one on revenue
    • Presenting strong analytical skills, comfortable with Cat models and actuarial pricing
    • Inspiring commitment and action in others (both internally and externally) through strong communication skills
    • Considering the underwriter’s perspective in order to adapt approach
    • Focusing on increasing fee income
    • Setting clear quality standards and signs off as appropriate
    • Working to drive duplication out of the business – uses resources effectively


    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 also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.


    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’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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