H&B SVP--Local Practice Leader

Job Description

Aon is looking for a Senior Vice President, Health & Benefits Local Practice Leader in Boston, MA.

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Health & Benefits business within Aon Risk Solutions, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. As a Local Practice Leader you will report directly to the Regional Practice Leader with a team of ten senior level direct reports.


Your impact as an Senior Vice President, Local Practice Leader

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Health & Benefits business group within Aon Risk Solutions in Boston, MA. As a Local Practice Leader, you will report directly to the SVP, Health & Benefits Practice Leader. Using your leadership skills, you will inspire your colleagues to deliver positive results for our clients and our business to build the Atlanta market. This will take shape by driving client management throughout to ensure client satisfaction, profitability, and excellence in delivery, providing strategic leadership on new business pursuits, establishing and executing a talent agenda to increase colleague engagement and retention and managing an on-going pipeline of senior talent, and drive top and bottom line financial success within the market.


The Health and Benefits Local Practice Leader has senior level management, consulting and operational levels of responsibility with accountability for increasing the volume of clients and colleagues in both the mid and large market sectors in the Boston market.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Affirm and amplify the strategic vision and direction of the local office
  • Partner and collaborate with other business partners for growth, strategic direction, and client service
  • Grow revenue and increases market share within the greater Boston market
  • Manage overall financial performance and business P&L to include revenue and overall profitability
  • Develop local strategies to improve client acquisition, satisfaction and retention
  • Work with Regional leadership (direct reports and support staff) for H&B Consulting Practice strategies and initiatives at the local level
  • Lead and partner with local H&B leadership team for local office implementation and execution of local, regional and national initiatives
  • Monitor colleague engagement and establish action plans to proactively address talent opportunities
  • Network with external senior talent across the industry to deepen succession plans and strengthen the practice
  • Focus on leadership development by serving as a teacher and coach to direct reports and other high potential talent
  • Keep a pulse on emerging business opportunities and partners with Innovation Leader to evaluate the potential to implement new service offerings
  • Work with other H&B Leaders to better understand our clients’ current and future challenges and uses that information to explore potential solutions
  • Proactively build strategic external partnerships and leverage relationships to fulfill client needs
  • Partner with In-Practice and U.S. Sales & Accounts as well as Aon Risk Solutions and other sales channels to implement strategies to acquire new clients and grow existing client accounts

Key Aon Leadership Dimensions

  • Business Acumen & Results: Positions Aon to achieve industry leading growth while maintaining profitability; communicates what success looks like; identifies emerging opportunities and prioritizes investments accordingly
  • Cross-cultural Competence & Collaboration: Models questioning assumptions; seeks out collaborative opportunities across business segments in order to drive results; leverages diversity and inclusion; leads by example; promotes collaboration across the organization
  • Influence: Focuses organization in a common direction; supports experimentation and innovation to ensure our competitive advantage
  • Developing Self & Others: Translates strategic direction; seeks opportunities to involve team in key initiatives; holds team members accountable for developing direct reports
  • Client Knowledge: Contributes knowledge and insight to the industry and clients through professional engagements
  • Quality Management: Manages resource allocation decisions to maximize effectiveness; sets standards for quality and performance expectations; adjust priorities, strategies and resources in response to internal and external environmental changes



  • BA or BS required. M.B.A. is a plus. Appropriate Insurance License/Life and Health



  • 15+ yrs. Health and Benefit Consulting and/or leadership


We offer you 

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 


Our Colleague Experience:

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.  


About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) 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.


By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.