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Willis Towers Watson

Reinsurance Treaty Broker

Willis Towers Watson Re is seeking ambitious, analytical broking talent with a minimum 7 years of experience in insurance or consulting to work in our treaty broking team in Canada. This is a client facing role in a team environment that involves servicing existing accounts, as well as new business production and new product development.

The Role 
  • Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Work across broking teams, actuaries and cat modelers to analyze portfolio level insurance risk.
  • Advise clients on reinsurance treaty structures to mitigate downside risk and improve capital efficiency.
  • Generate new business opportunities.
  • Negotiate and place reinsurance treaties utilizing markets from the US, London, Bermuda and around the world.
  • Coordinate and attend underwriting and claims audits of insurance clients.
  • Ensure company, market and client related documentation is issued (internally and externally) accurately and on time.
  • Comply with external and internal regulatory and statutory policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Coordinate internal resources, such as analytics, contracts and client services to provide solutions to client(s).
  • Join at least one Business Segment (i.e. Property, Casualty, Professional Liability, Surety, etc.) and participate on the development of content and product to assist production.
Supervisory responsibilities:
  • Become an integral member of the Canada segment.
  • Collaborate with the Canada team to help drive prospecting efforts for the Canada region.
  • Help execute opportunities across other offices involving Canada portfolios.

The Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university.
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience, preferably in Property and Casualty insurance or reinsurance or consulting.
  • Experience giving presentations to clients and internal groups.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, percentiles and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas "EUR" the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.
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