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Insurance Broker - Japan Global Practice Group

Insurance Broker - Japan Global Practice Group

Posted 11 October by Willis Towers Watson
We have an excellent opportunity for a graduate who is seeking a career within insurance broking.

You do not need to have any previous insurance industry experience, but you will be fluent in Japanese and English and be motivated to pursue a global career, enjoying the challenges and benefits of working for a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company.

The Role

The Japan Global Practice Group (JGPG) is a global team of specialists delivering superior results to our customers through understanding & facilitating their commercial objectives. It is responsible for all Japanese clients across all lines of insurance and combines Willis Towers Watson Japanese expertise with extensive resources throughout our global operation. Building upon 100+ years of experience with Japanese Corporations, we demonstrate a seamless approach across the WTW network and all product and service lines.

Reporting to the Managing Director of the JGPG and operating across Western Europe and GB, you will have responsibility for driving sales growth in the Japanese client portfolio using expertise in creating and generating leads from Japanese business as well as developing a robust new prospect pipeline to ensure sales targets are met in the Corporate Risk and Broking / Human Capital and Benefits segments.

Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Manage relationships and negotiate placement with the insurance market
  • Protecting the existing accounts against competitors
  • Creating and generating leads from Japan Practice Group pipelines
  • Prepare client and prospect presentations considering the impact of client profitability
  • Managing and maintaining the database through the Japan Practice Network
  • Self-generating prospect meetings and liaising with the Willis Towers Watson contact management team to create further sales appointments beyond geographies
  • Create and grow relationships with underwriters in London and international markets
The Requirements
  • Business level Japanese and English language skills are essential
  • Degree education
  • Experience of working for a global Japanese company would be ideal but not essential
  • Proven sales skills and new business generation
  • Enthusiasm, perseverance and driven to succeed
  • Excellent communicator – Japanese and English
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail and quality - 'right first time' mentality
  • IT & systems literate
Equal opportunity employer

Reference: 39114668

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