• Director - M&A and Transaction Solutions Team

    Requisition ID 2448762
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    2448762 - Director / Senior Broker (M&A and Transaction Solutions Team), (London, UK)

     

    We’re hiring!

     

    Aon are currently recruiting a Director / Senior Broker to join our M&A and Transaction Solutions Team in London.

     

    The role is for a senior broking practitioner with deep technical M&A and Transaction knowledge and ability.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing advice to clients and colleagues on placement design, available coverage and capacity, likely pricing, potential coverage enhancements and market progress within scope of responsibility.

     

    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.

     

    Global Broking Centre - London

     

    The Global Broking Centre in London is an integral part of Aon’s global broking strategy. The GBC provides colleagues from across the Aon network with access to specialist brokers and client managers, dedicated client solutions and thought leadership, and significant global insurance capacity.

     

    The GBC works with network colleagues to deliver market-leading solutions to Aon clients, creating a competitive advantage in our placement strategies worldwide.

     

    About the Role

     

    Your impact as a Director / Senior Broker:

     

    Client relationship management (direct clients and/or network)

    • Lead initial conversations with clients and /or their advisers
    • Client meetings including pitches to law firms and other advisers
    • Develop new client relationships and source new business opportunities

     

    Lead quote broking

    • Analyse transaction documents and DD reports in order to understand key deal issues relevant to successful risk placement
    • Lead negotiations with insurers, manage clients, colleagues and insurers through the placement process
    • Liase with clients, Aon and insurer claim teams as necessary

     

    Technical Insight

    • Train junior team members in connection with transaction structures and deal documentation
    • Create and negotiate bespoke wordings with insurers and clients

     

    Secondary functional activity:

    Providing benchmarking and placement advice to clients

    Establish and manage pipeline

    Produce and/or deliver tenders

    Present terms to client / network

    Review / Create / Enhance Submission

    Follow market broking

    Market relationship management

    Define marketing strategy (specific to placement)

    Record broking activity in market sheets

    Complete quote/firm order information in Brokasure including finalise MRC

    Provide invoicing instructions

    Provide technical wording advice to client/network

    Provide technical training / guidance to colleagues

    Coaching and mentoring

     

    Occasional (optional) functional activity:

    File maintenance - ECM

    Send initial engagement to client/network

    Send Cover confirmation to client/network

    Scan / index final agreed slip

    SPS design / placement

    Issue invoice to client

    Respond to A/c queries

    Create BID documentation if required

    Create bespoke wordings / clauses (per client)

    Develop best in class product wordings (for SPS/product etc)

    File Reviews / Technical Reviews / Peer Reviews

    Develop strategy & goals

     

    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

     

    Your knowledge and expertise:

     

    Strong technical and M&A execution skills with ability to think commercially

    Strong inter personal skills

    Effective communication, written (including report writing) and presentation skills

    Ability to read and understand a Sale and Purchase Agreement and / or other transaction documents to a standard expected of a 4/5 year qualified corporate lawyer and to apply that to the placement of a related insurance product

    Business acumen

    Strong analytical and problem solving skills

    Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

    Experience of  working in a client facing environment

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

    Understanding of compliance and FCA regulation

    Some experience of transaction liability products preferred but not essential

    Excellent  understanding and application 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 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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