Risk Benefits Senior Consultant

Job Description

Risk Benefits Senior Consultant


We’re hiring!


Aon are currently recruiting a Risk Benefits Senior Consultant to join our Employee Benefits team in an agile role which can be based in either Leeds, UK or home based. The Senior Consultant will be primarily responsible for working with other colleagues within the Employee Benefits Team to ensure that we are delivering consultancy and advisory services across the full Aon Employee Benefits proposition to all suitable clients ensuring maximum value for clients



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.


We specialise in all aspects of employee benefits including flexible benefits, salary sacrifice, voluntary benefits and pensions to name a few. We also develop award-winning benefits technology solutions such as Bigblue and Littleblue.


Whatever clients are trying to achieve, whether it's to increase staff retention, be an employer of choice, or build a cost effective benefits solution, our team of experienced, award-winning benefits experts can help them.


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.



About the Role


Your impact as a Risk Benefits Senior Consultant


Act as key advisor for a portfolio of clients, attending regular client meetings and providing expert advice to ensure client product and service needs are met 

Develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients to enhance service delivery and identify new business opportunities.

Stay up-to-date with current trends in the industry and monitor market developments

Identify and analyse industry trends and developments to establish emerging client needs and business opportunities

Manage existing accounts and develop new business opportunities for the business unit independently and in conjunction with the Sales team and/or other Aon business units

Undertake a review of the client's operational practices, documenting and analysing the results, together with making recommendations to the client

Create business development plans and identify appropriate business development strategies enabling the business unit to meet its overall business targets

Prepare and communicate business plans that demonstrate business objectives, priorities and strategies

Lead or take an active part in activities and initiatives aimed at promoting Aon's products and services in the marketplace (e.g. media events, trade conferences, client seminars)

Provide information and updates for regular and adhoc financial statements for the business for regulatory, accounting and other purposes

Provide coaching and mentoring support to colleagues including but not limited to formal mentoring responsibilities and informal on-the-job assistance with work assignments

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:


Proven expertise within the Employee Benefits sector

Knowledge of large corporate, mid corporate and SME marketplaces

People management capability

Track record of delivering results

Demonstrative influencing skills

Enthusiastic team player with proven success in cultivating new and existing client relationships

Problem solving skills

Excellent analytical and numerical skills

Highly effective interpersonal skills – able to communicate well across organisational levels

Self disciplined and organised

Upholds and demonstrates leadership values

Good knowledge of FCA requirements and standards



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 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