Willis Towers Watson

Lead Associate Client Service & Delivery - Client Manager

Posted on Oct 27 7 views Chicago, IL


The 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.


 


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


 


The Role


 


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.

Proposal


  • Prepare Program-level proposal and coordinate information from all resources.

Binding


  • Obtain Order to Bind from the client, and deliver confirmation of coverage and binders.
  • Complete Final Review of Program-level placement, as applicable.

Invoicing


  • 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 requests.
  • 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.

The Requirements:


  • 3-5 years of commercial 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 successfully complete appropriate licensing exam(s) and/or maintain required licensing by completing various Continuing Education activities as needed.  If already licensed, 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) 

WTW Values and Behaviors


  • WTW Values & Behaviors will underpin all roles and will guide performance criteria.
  • This includes a commitment to inclusion and diversity.

     


WTW Competencies


  • Strategic Vision
  • People Leadership
  • Business Acumen
  • Results Focus/Energy & Drive
  • Sales/Client/Relationship Management
  • Plus domain expertise to be defined by role 

WTW Values and Behaviors


  • WTW Values & Behaviors will underpin all roles and will guide performance criteria.
  • This includes a commitment to inclusion and diversity.

     


WTW Competencies


  • Strategic Vision
  • People Leadership
  • Business Acumen
  • Results Focus/Energy & Drive
  • Sales/Client/Relationship Management
  • Plus domain expertise to be defined by role

 


EOE, including disability/vets