Director - Transactional Risk

Willis Towers Watson New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Director, Transactional Risk is responsible for leading the marketing, placement and negotiation of complex transactional insurance products on behalf of private equity and corporate clients, including Representations & Warranties Insurance, Tax Insurance and M&A Contingency Insurance policies. If you are a consultative advisor with Mergers & Acquisitions insurance experience who thrives in creating technical sound solutions that address the client's risk without turning their balance sheet upside down, this is the role for you. Apply today.

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

The Role

Responsible for leading the marketing, placement and negotiation of complex transactional insurance products on behalf of private equity and corporate clients, including Representations & Warranties Insurance, Tax Insurance and M&A Contingency Insurance policies.

The role will include taking a lead role in communications and presentations to clients and prospects, leading placement of transaction insurance products and negotiating policies.

The Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate degree is required

  • Insurance Brokers License must be obtained within ninety (90) days of date of hire

  • 4+ years' experience as a practicing corporate lawyer, preferably in Merger & Acquisition transactions

  • Experience working with Representations & Warranties Insurance, Tax Insurance and M&A Contingency Insurance policies preferred

  • Very strong legal, analytical and negotiating skills

  • Demonstrates knowledge of core insurance principles & provide explanation to clients

  • Strong client service orientation with ability to proactively understand client's needs and present/implement solutions

  • Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and producing quality deliverables

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills

  • Team player who takes initiative, is resourceful and is self-motivated

  • Computer skills which include proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, as well as navigation within the Internet

EOE, including disability/vets

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Director - Transactional Risk

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