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Willis Towers Watson

Associate Global Specialist New York

Willis Towers Watson’s Global Services & Solutions team is an industry leading brokerage team built to drive a more effective process and outcome for complex global insurance placements. By focusing best in class talent on our client’s most complex risk issues, Willis Towers Watson is able to deliver risk solutions which optimize Total Cost of Risk.

Employment-based non-immigration visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity

The Role 

We are seeking Global Specialists for our Global Services and Solutions practice that will be responsible for assisting the broader client service and brokerage teams in the advisory, development, implementation and coordination of complex international programs.


• Develop a deep understanding of the clients’ business, strategic priorities, risk strategies and risk management needs.
• Advise clients on global risk strategy, optimum program structure and geographical nuances and regulations impacting their risk decisions.
• Package and present client risk exposures to insurer community to implement best coverage and program implementation.
• Design & negotiate non-US Casualty program placements; including coverage expertise and program service standards.
• Ability to complete a high volume of detailed work including certificates and policies accurately and efficiently. Must have strength in gathering, analyzing and tracking large scale data.
• Competency to build technical industry knowledge, establish an understanding of the international marketplace, and help the brokerage team evaluate clients’ international exposures.
• Communicate with international network on service of global programs. Maintain primary ownership of communication flow between network, State-side brokerage team and the client.
• Review appropriate binding documentation and aide in development of quote comparison. Supervise invoicing process, coordinating delivery of documentation globally and monitor payments to avoid policy cancellation.
• Assume ownership of professional development, continuously seeking opportunities to broaden technical insurance expertise.
• Keep abreast of changing market conditions and informs team members and/or clients of major developments affecting various types of coverage.
• Maintain, execute and resolve open items lists on a variety of projects for assigned clients.
• Manage a Multinational Book of Business relative to the Global Services & Solutions model as follows:
o Associate Global Specialist: First point of contact and day-to-day management of solutions-based resolution and anticipation of client needs on Corporate Basic and Complex Corporate clients; Secondary contact as directed by the primary or Sr. on Large & Complex as well as Jumbo level clients, managing open items, CSS oversite and day-to-day tasks touching both clients and markets. Estimated size of book 20-30 clients

The Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; international business or finance 
• Insurance industry experience by level:
• 3-5 years of experience in Risk , insurance or related field
• Proficiency in foreign language(s), a plus
• Qualified candidates will be those who demonstrate the following skills: effective verbal and written communication, time management and prioritization, strong attention to detail, customer service capabilities and commitment to personal growth
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with a strong command of Excel

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

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