Responsibilities 

  • Ability to understand a client or prospect’s business, situations, opportunities, problems and key issues
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with clients, understanding their insurance needs and ensuring that these are fulfilled
  • Understand changes in client circumstances to ensure that the cover provided continues to match their needs
  • Ability to manage relationships and negotiate placement with the insurance market
  • Prepare client and prospect presentations considering the impact of client profitability
  • Work with Account Executives, the Wordings team and the Sales Team in determining appropriate solutions and structuring and pricing the deal
  • Identify appropriate markets and determine placing strategy
  • Create and grow relationships with underwriters in London and international markets
  • Check policies, market presentations and client documentation as appropriate
  • Participate in information gathering exercises.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with WTW guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure good relationships and communication with other WTW associates
  • Develop and demonstrate proficiency for all relevant systems including Placing Platform Limited (PPL), Document Management System (DMS) and Fair Market Appraisal (FMA)

The Requirements
  • Fluent Italian speaker
  • A proven track record in Insurance Broking or Underwriting is essential
  • Knowledge/experience of the Italian insurance market
  • Preferably ACII qualified or working towards the ACII qualification
  • Preferably educated to degree level or relevant industry experience

Skills
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Good presentation abilities
  • Ability to assimilate and apply large volumes of information rapidly
  • Negotiation skills coupled with the ability to be flexible and innovative
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team
  • Able to prioritise, manage deadlines and work under pressure
  • Comfortable explaining complex concepts and making recommendations to clients/client servicing teams
  • Must be able to forge links between broking and client servicing teams
  • Skilled at building effective relationships, at all levels, with clients, prospects, associates, insurers and external specialists
  • Must be prepared to work with integrity and openness, complying at all times with FCA requirements.
  • Ability to represent the practice and Willis Towers Watson with integrity and credibility