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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Account Specialist &Ndash; Risk

Bristol, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Account Specialist Role Summary The primary role of the Account Specialist is to manage, retain and develop a portfolio of clients whilst actively looking for and dealing with new business enquiries. An Account Specialist will provide assistance, information and advice to clients and colleagues in relation to Group Risk / Healthcare / Pension (depending on their area of expertise) and ensure timely delivery of services. While the role is predominantly office based, the successful applicant will be expected to travel to meet clients and prospects where required and to develop internal and external relationships. About us The JLT Group is one of the world's leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. Our client proposition is built upon our deep specialist knowledge, client advocacy, tailored advice and service excellence. Together, we place our clients first, champion independent thinking and expect to be judged on the results we deliver. The JLT Group has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since October 1987 and today has a market capitalisation of over £2.5bn. The business has been very successful and has grown substantially over recent years with employee numbers increasing from 5,000 to over 11,000 over the last 5 years. Today JLT has offices across 41 territories. Key responsibilities * Seeks to understand clients' demands and needs. * Manages client relationships and to ensure work is completed efficiently resulting in higher profitability. * Identifies and progresses opportunities for cross selling JLT services to clients. * Demonstrates the highest levels of honesty and integrity in all dealings. * Negotiates satisfactory outcomes in situations where stakeholders have differing goals and objectives. * Makes decisions that are aligned to Practice/Functional strategies, JLT values and to different stakeholder needs where appropriate.  Typically takes decisions at a pace which balances the need for further analysis and the need for a timely decision given commercial pressures. * Makes personal investment to achieve business, personal and career goals. Skills required * Experience of designing and implementing group risk / healthcare / pension / RSE (as appropriate) arrangements. * Good planning and organisational skills for both own and team. * Ability to manage stakeholders including client management, peer and upward management. * Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. * Intermediate/advanced skills in Excel and Word. * Good communication skills Additional Details We offer highly attractive reward packages. We are aware of how integral our employees are to our progress, so we ensure that everyone shares in that success. Whilst this varies from company to company within Jardine Lloyd Thompson in the UK, typical benefits can include: * Employee share schemes * Flexible Benefit Scheme (called Choices) * Generous holiday entitlement * Pension Plan * Private healthcare scheme JLT aims to be an equal opportunities employer and we would like to encourage applications from all the community, irrespective of race, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation
Role: Account Specialist – Risk
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, Bristol (County),

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