Complex Placement SpecialistChicago, IL

ABOUT US

At HUB International , we are a team of entrepreneurs. We believe in protecting and supporting the aspirations of individuals, families, and businesses. We help our clients evaluate their risks and develop solutions tailored to their needs. We believe in empowering our employees to learn, grow, and make a difference. Our structure enables our teams to maintain their own unique, regional culture while leveraging support and resources from our corporate centers of excellence.

HUB is the 5th largest global insurance and employee benefits broker, providing a boundaryless array of business insurance, employee benefits, risk services, personal insurance, retirement, and private wealth management products and services. With over $5 billion in revenue and more than 17,000 employees in 600 offices throughout North America, HUB has grown substantially, in part due to our industry leading success in mergers and acquisitions.

Summary:

The Complex Placement Specialist is the primary consultant advising HUB retail production, service staff, and their clients on complex property placements in the personal lines space, primarily focusing on catastrophe exposed excess and surplus (E&S) lines placements.

The Complex Placement Specialist has a primary responsibility for maintaining strong relationships and optimizing E&S placements throughout HUB with:

  • High Net Worth markets E&S solutions

  • Proprietary slips through wholesalers/Managing General Agencies (MGAs)/Managing General Underwriters (MGUs)

  • Open market solutions in local markets, US and London

  • State facilities

  • Alternative risk transfer solutions

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain key relationships with carrier representatives, underwriters, business partners, and HUB colleagues

  • Provide professional insurance guidance, expertise, and service to internal clients around coverage, terms and pricing solutions in the E&S marketplace

  • Partner with the High Net Worth producer teams to advise clients on the state of the market, capacity and pricing and constructed program solutions

  • Assist agents with: conducting comprehensive coverage reviews to meet clients' specific needs, identifying gaps, and devising appropriate solutions

  • Apply policy interpretation expertise and experienced-based judgment to advise service colleagues how to best resolve escalated complex service issues between clients and insurance carriers

  • Provide regional “concierge” level assistance on the placement of E&S business

  • Utilize modelling software and HUB risk services consulting practices to present viable solutions for clients around risk hardening and post loss mitigation

  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of: current market underwriting appetite; E&S trends; insurance company/industry changes; rating technique and coverage development; and other external conditions that may impact E&S

  • Educate peers how to navigate all aspects of the E&S business, including but not limited to, placement and market trends

  • Prepare data analysis and reporting reports for management

  • Travel to internal and external clients as needed

  • Remain current with all continued education requirements for licenses and/or professional designations

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years of insurance broker and/or carrier experience, with: demonstrated proficiency in the personal and commercial lines spaces; knowledge of the complex personal lines marketplace; and placement experience

  • Must hold a current Property & Casualty license, and be in good standing in all required lines and states

  • Must be current with all necessary continuing education credits in required lines and states

  • CIC, CPCU, CPRIA or other advanced professional designation strongly preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to work independently and able to manage carrier/wholesale relationships with little guidance

  • Proficiency with computer systems, including Microsoft Office and automated agency management systems.

  • Ability to travel (approximately 25%)

JOIN OUR TEAM

Do you believe in the power of innovation, collaboration, and transformation?  Do you thrive in a supportive and client focused work environment?  Are you looking for an opportunity to help build and drive change in a rapidly growing and evolving organization?  When you join HUB International , you will be part of a community of learners and doers focused on our Core Values: entrepreneurship, teamwork, integrity, accountability, and service.

Department Account Management & Service

Required Experience: 7-10 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

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About HUB International

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.