AON Business Unit Manager- Mergers & Acquisitions Jobs in South Africa

AON Business Unit Manager- Mergers & Acquisitions Jobs in South Africa

What the day will look like

Management Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a service area or a business area or a service centre.
  • Responsible for driving operational efficiencies and business changes to ensure business unit objectives are met.
  • Contributes to the operational change strategies.
  • Manages the delivery of services.
  • Ensures compliance / regulatory requirements are adhered to
  • Management responsibility for a team of client facing-, administration- and claims staff, and ensuring high standards of client service are efficiently and compliantly met
  • Responsible for a portfolio of client accounts (will be larger and more complex accounts or key clients at this level) and manages and co-ordinates all related activities including building a “client profile” of risks and needs analysis.
  • Structures an insurance programme to meet client needs including producing policy documentation, leading or contributing to renewal meetings and leading or renewing fee negotiation.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of Client’s risk and insurance programmes and producing documentation when required (for more complex/valuable accounts)
  • Attends and contributes to client meetings acting as the “expert” on all client service activities (for more complex/valuable accounts).
  • Responsible for engaging in business development and/or contributing directly or indirectly to all business development efforts in Aon South Africa.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions responsibilities
  • Advise clients and colleagues on the insurability of warranty & indemnity risks and other contingent risks in M&A and private equity transactions and structure appropriate transaction insurance solutions
  • Analyze transaction documents and due diligence reports
  • Prepare documentation required to approach the market for insurance terms
  • Analyze insurance terms, prepare summaries and negotiate the policy terms with underwriters
  • Manage the overall transaction and underwriting process
  • Engage and cooperate with the wider AMATS team in respect of the broader value proposition for clients
  • Pro-actively build and maintain client and advisory relationships

    Our Colleague Experience:
  • From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.

    Minimum Requirements

    Qualifications, Skills and experience that will lead to success


  • Grade 12. (Matric).
  • Law degree.
    Another academic activity will be valued.
  • A relevant tertiary insurance related qualification will be advantageous
  • Registration with the FSCA in terms of the FAIS ACT within 12 months
  • Registration as an associate with the IISA within 12 months
  • Knowledge.
  • Have a working knowledge of risk analysis methodologies.
  • Have a good understanding of the applicable legislative environment governing the insurance industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of Mergers & Acquisitions and Warranty & Indemnity risk
  • Have the ability to review high level financial statements
  • Legal/tax or environmental background
  • Skills and Attributes.
  • A trusted relationship manager who can leverage existing network to expand AMATS’ Transaction Solutions coverage universe and drive new business
  • Credibility and gravitas with senior leaders e.g., senior partners in law firms
  • Have established relationships in top tier law or audit firms
  • Ability to work well as part of an open and collaborative international team
  • Eloquent, personable and willing to meet clients/prospective clients and their advisors to explain our offering
  • An ability to understand the product and articulate it to the layman
  • Be a proactive business developer and can build relationships with law firms, corporates and financial sponsors
  • Engage with underwriters, in both the value aspects and commercial
  • Written and oral business proficiency in English
  • Well-developed team management skills
  • Developed team functioning skills
  • Good interpersonal relationships.
  • Experience.
  • Professional experience of more than 5 years, preferably in the M&A specialty
  • A minimum of 2 to 4 years managerial experience
  • A proven record of success in providing risk management and insurance solutions across the full spectrum of the business enterprises in South Africa
  • A proven record of success in applying professional principles and business judgement to solve unique problems and to develop new procedures processes and products in the insurance industry
  • Good reputation and strong experience in M&A and/or private equity transactions from a reputable law firm or corporate.

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