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AON Project Manager - Insurance in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Project Manager - Insurance

Do you have experience gained within Commercial Project Management or BID management? Are you keen to work for a globally recognised specialist in the Commercial Risk arena? If so, then why not come and join us here at Aon as a Project Manager? This is a hybrid role working across our North/South regional business, with the flexibility to work both virtually and from our regional offices in Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Leicester, Birmingham, and Scotland.

Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we craft decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organisation, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

What the day will look like

Working within a busy, focused and collaborative team your key tasks will include:

  • Coordinating and facilitating all aspects of the project process including Requests for Proposals, and client presentations working with collaborators to understand and develop win strategies.

  • Balancing multiple projects and ensuring their timely delivery.

  • Facilitating finalist presentations, scheduling and attending rehearsals and managing logistics for meetings.

  • Sourcing information from the business, understanding and articulating value, working closely with Creative Design teams to develop visual concept and messaging for RFPs and client pitches.

  • Have the technical skills/abilities to comment on a client’s programme structure (with support from subject matter experts throughout the business)

  • Editing content for readability, consistency, clarity and brand compliance utilising standard tools and processes.

  • Ensuring the end to end review of the Request for Proposal response prior to submission including conducting own view, managing peer reviews and facilitating overall quality control.

  • Responsibility for post-bid reviews to include reviewing content with stakeholders/ SMEs to bring together updates to content and updating Aon’s RFP content library.

  • Following Aon policies and all relevant legislation.

  • Build and develop trusted relationships with colleagues throughout the business

  • Update project specific online systems including Loopio and Workday.com

  • Build your Aon IQ

    How this opportunity is different

    This is a superb opportunity to network across Aon and to work on some of the largest bids in the UK. You'll be joining a highly respected, well-led team that works in a structured, collaborative way to ensure optimum results.

    Skills and experience that will lead to success

  • Please note: You must have Insurance experience to apply for this role

  • Organisational skills essential, including ability to adapt to changing time pressures/flexibility

  • Ability to think creatively / outside the box, not off-the shelf

  • Confidence to challenge peers

  • Communication skills including a very high level of written English

  • Experience in dealing directly with internal clients

  • Attention to detail, ability to work to deadlines and under pressure – results driven

  • Competent IT skills / internet literacy

  • Competent in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • Ability to work with demanding internal clients in a highly pressurised environment

  • Ability to overcome barriers to success

  • Ability to voice an opinion with peer group and senior colleagues

  • Team player

  • Self-motivated

  • Creative and lateral thinker

    Desirable skills

  • Project Management experience either in insurance or elsewhere

  • Technical insurance experience required with global knowledge preferred

  • Preferably experience with new business bids and / or development activities

    How we support our colleagues

    In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

    Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

    We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com

    Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

    #LI_CR1

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    Project Manager - Insurance

    Do you have experience gained within Commercial Project Management or BID management? Are you keen to work for a globally recognised specialist in the Commercial Risk arena? If so, then why not come and join us here at Aon as a Project Manager? This is a hybrid role working across our North/South regional business, with the flexibility to work both virtually and from our regional offices in Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Leicester, Birmingham, and Scotland.

    Aon is in the business of better decisions

    At Aon, we craft decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

    As an organisation, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

    What the day will look like

    Working within a busy, focused and collaborative team your key tasks will include:

  • Coordinating and facilitating all aspects of the project process including Requests for Proposals, and client presentations working with collaborators to understand and develop win strategies.

  • Balancing multiple projects and ensuring their timely delivery.

  • Facilitating finalist presentations, scheduling and attending rehearsals and managing logistics for meetings.

  • Sourcing information from the business, understanding and articulating value, working closely with Creative Design teams to develop visual concept and messaging for RFPs and client pitches.

  • Have the technical skills/abilities to comment on a client’s programme structure (with support from subject matter experts throughout the business)

  • Editing content for readability, consistency, clarity and brand compliance utilising standard tools and processes.

  • Ensuring the end to end review of the Request for Proposal response prior to submission including conducting own view, managing peer reviews and facilitating overall quality control.

  • Responsibility for post-bid reviews to include reviewing content with stakeholders/ SMEs to bring together updates to content and updating Aon’s RFP content library.

  • Following Aon policies and all relevant legislation.

  • Build and develop trusted relationships with colleagues throughout the business

  • Update project specific online systems including Loopio and Workday.com

  • Build your Aon IQ

    How this opportunity is different

    This is a superb opportunity to network across Aon and to work on some of the largest bids in the UK. You'll be joining a highly respected, well-led team that works in a structured, collaborative way to ensure optimum results.

    Skills and experience that will lead to success

  • Please note: You must have Insurance experience to apply for this role

  • Organisational skills essential, including ability to adapt to changing time pressures/flexibility

  • Ability to think creatively / outside the box, not off-the shelf

  • Confidence to challenge peers

  • Communication skills including a very high level of written English

  • Experience in dealing directly with internal clients

  • Attention to detail, ability to work to deadlines and under pressure – results driven

  • Competent IT skills / internet literacy

  • Competent in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • Ability to work with demanding internal clients in a highly pressurised environment

  • Ability to overcome barriers to success

  • Ability to voice an opinion with peer group and senior colleagues

  • Team player

  • Self-motivated

  • Creative and lateral thinker

    Desirable skills

  • Project Management experience either in insurance or elsewhere

  • Technical insurance experience required with global knowledge preferred

  • Preferably experience with new business bids and / or development activities

    How we support our colleagues

    In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

    Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

    We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com

    Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

    #LI_CR1

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