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Junior Account Executive - Global Energy

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UK, South East, London

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Lockton is the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker. Their focus is to provide their clients with the best in risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting.

Lockton currently have an opportunity in the Global Energy team for a Junior Account Executive. There will be full training and support in the role and you will work towards a fully funded professional qualification. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market -leading broker and either start or continue your career in a specialist area of Insurance.

The overall purpose of the role is the provision of account management services for existing Lockton clients and to aid in the overall service provision to clients ensuring that the business is retained and developed.

Key tasks and responsibilities within the role will include:

  • Provision of the day to day servicing of a client’s insurance programme to support retention and development of the business.
  • Placement of insurances for clients in accordance with Lockton strategy.
  • Effective and timely management of renewals to ensure completion by the due date.
  • Obtain quotations both for new and renewal business.
  • Preparation of market and client documentation.
  • Check policy documentation for accuracy prior to issue to the client.
  • Provision to the client of policy documentation in accordance with regulations and in line with Lockton procedures.
  • Deal effectively (and to the satisfaction of the client and the market) with queries, including but not limited to changes in cover and risk.
  • Prompt and accurate resolution of accounts queries.
  • Identify the risk exposures and advise on insurance and risk management solutions in consultation with the Account Executive/Partner.
  • Provision of management information as required.

Candidate Profile

Suitable candidates for the role will have recently graduated or have 12- 18 months of experience in general insurance work and will need to demonstrate a flexible approach and a willingness to learn.

Competencies required in the role include:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage time, priorities and ensure deadlines are met without compromising quality.
  • To have an eye for detail, to be inquisitive and prepared to learn quickly.
  • To be willing to learn quickly but also to be inquisitive and not be afraid to ask questions.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office suite is beneficial.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, including research and investigation. 
  • Ability to build and maintain good business relationships with clients, insurers and associates.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of when to proceed alone and when to involve the appropriate associates.

The entrepreneurial culture of the Lockton business is reflected in empowering their associates to act quickly, learn fast and provide the right solutions for their clients.