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Gallagher Bassett NZ Ltd | Rolling Meadows, IL
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Job Description

Risk Placement Services opened for business in May 1997with four employees based in Chicago and Atlanta. Since then RPS has completeddozens of acquisitions across the United States, acquiring top talent in allaspects of insurance.

At RPS, our focus is on smart and strategic growth, aswell as the needs of our retail partners. Today, our more than 1,700 associates stand ready to be a strategic business partner in marketing new andrenewal business through our wholesale brokerage operations, MGAs, programmanagers and standard lines aggregator. We have the local knowledge, regionalpresence and national reach to provide the best options to our clients.

Specialties of RPS:

Wholesale Broker and Managing General Agent, Casualty,Property, Analytics, Healthcare, Workers Compensation, Transportation,Executive Lines, Technology & Cyber, Public Entity, Personal Lines.


The Account Manager is responsiblefor the day-to-day account management for small to mid-sized clients that areroutine/moderately complex client accounts.

Position Responsibilities:

* Manages an assigned book of business and builds,expands, and solidifies relationships with existing clients
* Leads appropriate resources to address theclient's risk/capital management needs
* Secures existing business and drives the sale ofadditional services and coverage levels
* Cultivates relationships with the most seniorbuyer in the client organization as well as with day-to-day clientrepresentatives and buyers
* Has retention goals for assigned group ofaccounts.
* May coordinate the work of administrativesupport and customer service
* May support an Account Executive or a BrokerProducer and is the first line of contact when the Account Executive orBroker/Producer is not available
* Other duties as assigned
* Bachelor's degree plus 3 or more years client coordinationand/or claims management experience
* -OR--

High School diploma/GED with 8 or more years client coordination and/or claimsmanagement experience

* Appropriately licensed and/or certified
* Able and willing to travel approximately25% of the time, or less
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Windowsapplications and MS Office


* Knowledge of risk managementservices

Work Traits:

* Excellent verbal and written communicationskills
* Critical thinking and good judgment to quicklydetermine and prioritize key issues
* Meeting facilitation skills - able toprofessionally conduct large group meetings

U.S.Eligibility Requirements:

* Submit an application and resume/CV online tobe considered.
* 18 years of age or older.
* Willing to submit to a backgroundinvestigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successfulcompletion of a background investigation.
* Unrestricted work authorization to work in theU.S. For U.S. employment opportunities, Risk Placement Services, Inc. hiresU.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents.Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant workauthorization (F, J, H, or L visas), such as students in practical trainingstatus. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortageof qualified candidates with a particular skill. RPS will require proof of workauthorization.
* Willing to execute RPS' Employee Agreement orConfidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among otherthings, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation,confidentiality and non-disclosure.

RPS offers competitivesalaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life andaccident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expensereimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availabilityvaries by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program,and more.

Risk PlacementServices, Inc. is a division of Arthur J. Gallagher and believes that allpersons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminateagainst nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age,veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protectedstatus. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of theemployer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring,training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, andtermination. In addition, RPS will make reasonable accommodations to knownphysical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with adisability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on theoperation of our business.