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Willis Towers Watson

Senior Client Manager/Account Executive - Construction Industry

Sr. Client Managers function as the backbone of our account management teams working collaboratively to meet and exceed client expectations. They interact regularly with both clients and insurance carriers to hammer out insurance programs that provide the best coverage protection at a reasonable cost. If you enjoy actively preparing for client meetings, researching and gathering industry and competitor data, coordinating important information, working on new and renewal marketing strategies and building and maintaining long term relationships this role would suit you well.

Note that visa employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Role

The Sr. Client Manager works with and supports account leaders to manage overall client service delivery and administration throughout the insurance issuance and renewal life cycle. This position is a client facing role utilizing professional skills in Commercial Property and Casualty insurance to maintain and enhance large and complex client relationships while also insuring client profitability and focuses on working with construction clients and Willis Towers Watson construction colleagues in a team environment, delivering customer satisfaction in all areas.

Major Accountabilities:

Pre-Renewal Strategy
•    Schedule and facilitate documentation of internal strategy meetings, including outcomes and next steps.
•    Review and management of expiration list.
•    Summarization of current program and expiring exposures.
•    Facilitate completion of external strategy presentation and documentation of meeting.

Information Gathering
•    Request and compile updated exposures and coverage information in a timely fashion. Coordinate responses with various client contacts, locations and divisions.

Loss History & Analysis
•    Oversight of Loss Run, Loss Summary and Experience Modification processes

Needs/Gap Analysis
•    Review client exposure updates and identify recommendations for upcoming program coverages.

•    Assist Placement with Proposal information and collection of subjectivities.

•    Obtain all subjectivities required at binding.
•    Complete Final Review of Program-level placement, as applicable.

•    Coordinate billing allocations based on client/carrier instructions, as needed.
•    Oversee the client billing process, including timely and accurate delivery of invoices. Resolve escalations of client-level accounting issues (including discrepancies and fee arrangements).

Certificates of Insurance
•    Manage the Certificate renewal process with clients to determine Certificate requirements.
•    Provide necessary system documentation in order for renewal to be completed and coordinate with Certificate Center to insure timely and accurate issuance.

Ongoing Services
•    Ensure policy checking is completed, carrier revisions are made as needed and delivered to client on a timely basis.
•    Ensure timely and accurate completion of endorsement and audit billings.
•    Respond to mid-term client inquiries (i.e., policy and coverage questions) in partnership with other Service and Broking colleagues.
•    Complete contract reviews.
•    Maintain and manage open items listings with clients and team.
•    Deliver client reports, e.g. Accounts Receivable for Allocations, Open Claims, etc.
•    Any tasks as assigned by manager.

The Requirements

•    5-8 years of Construction Property & Casualty insurance experience in a client facing role required;
•    Property & Casualty insurance knowledge/experience required, with experience in program management of large, loss-sensitive or guaranteed cost coverage lines, and/or global master programs.
•    Ability to review and understand coverage questions and insurance specification of contracts.
•    Knowledge of insurance renewal end to end process
•    Leadership – applies judgement; directs and motivates other individuals; takes lead in small groups and promotes teamwork.
•    Relationship Management and customer focus – collaborates to serve clients and help resolve conflicts
•    Ability to effectively engage with carriers and clients to maintain renewal terms and existing business.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Problem solving abilities, including critical thinking and adaptability.
•    Project management skills, including attention to detail, organizational skills, prioritization and time management.
•    Advanced Microsoft Office skills and fluency with other relevant online tools.
•    Ability to work independently
•    Must have a current license in good standing and maintain required licensing by completing various Continuing Education activities as needed. Must be able to show valid confirmation of current licensing status.
•    Leadership and teamwork skills within Servicing function, to include delegation, coaching and mentoring.
•    Insurance industry designations preferred but not required (CPCU, ARM, CIC, CRM)

What we can offer you

• Professional and technical growth opportunities
• Competitive salary and benefits package including generous parental leave
• Diverse and inclusive work environment that encourages new ideas and personal growth
• Short feedback loop: Immediately visible impact from your contributions
• A strong team empowered to make decisions and changes

EOE, including disability/vets

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