Senior Broker, Reinsurance Treaty

Job Description

Senior Broker, Reinsurance Treaty


We’re hiring!


Aon are currently recruiting a Senior Broker, Reinsurance Treaty, to join our team in South Africa.


As a Senior Broker, you will understand clients and markets to negotiate best possible price and capacity for the client to protect their reinsurance portfolios.  Place cover within global markets on a day to day basis ensuring the best outcomes for the client and Aon.  Coordinate and contribute to the marketing and negotiation of business within global markets in accordance with market strategy.



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.


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.


Reinsurance Solutions, a division of Aon plc, is the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor. We empower our clients to better understand, manage and transfer risk through innovative solutions and personalised access to all forms of global reinsurance capital across treaty, facultative and capital markets. As a trusted advocate, we deliver local reach to the world’s markets, an unparalleled investment in innovative analytics, including catastrophe management, actuarial and rating agency advisory. Through our professionals’ expertise and experience, we advise clients in making optimal capital choices that will empower results and improve operational effectiveness for their business. With more than 80 offices in 50 countries, our worldwide client base has access to the broadest portfolio of integrated capital solutions and services.



About the Role


As a Senior Broker, some of your key responsibilities will involve:


Act as the primary point of contact within the broking team for specific clients to provide specialist advice to the client and client team.


Responsible for providing advice to clients and colleagues on placement design, available coverage and capacity, likely pricing, potential coverage enhancements and market progress within scope of responsibility.


Contribute to on-going client satisfaction, retention and profitability.


Analyse clients' reinsurance requirements, collect and analyse relevant information to identify risk transfer solutions.


Provide advice to clients and colleagues on the scope of coverage available for different products to establish the appropriate product that meets the clients' reinsurance requirements.


Review and quality check reinsurance documentation at a pre-determined stage in the process to establish whether the selected product accurately reflects clients' reinsurance requirements.


Responsible for negotiating the best prices and capacity using knowledge, expertise and market presence for desired cover where appropriate.



About you


As a Senior Broker your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Proven technical competence of client needs and the Reinsurance Market


Have proven track record broking/ insurance/ underwriting/ treaty/ reinsurance environment.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Able to demonstrate sound business and financial acumen


Have strong industry networking skills and knowledge


Have excellent sales and marketing skills


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.

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.


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.