Business Development Associate - Energy Transition

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London, United Kingdom

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Business Development Associate - Energy Transition

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London, United Kingdom

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At Lockton, we’re passionate about helping our people achieve their ultimate potential. Our people are curious, action-oriented and always striving to make ourselves and those around us better. We’re active listeners working to ensure understanding and problem solvers developing innovative solutions. If you can see yourself delivering excellent service to clients, giving back to our communities and being a part of our caring culture, you belong here.

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About the Position

What can we offer you? The Global Energy practice are a team of Energy specialists who take a holistic approach to client work. Since our inception in 2014 we have grown from an Oil and Gas focused team to now including the full energy spectrum including Power, Renewables and Construction.  Each Associate in the Global Energy practice will have a rounded exposure to all elements of the energy business, whilst developing a specialism in a chosen field. Cultural team fit is one of the most important elements for us. We have worked hard to build a harmonious team of talented individuals who have the skills and training to be able to operate in a collaborative, supported and inclusive environment across the whole of the Energy practice to allow you the opportunity to learn cross class business. About Lockton Lockton is the world’s largest independent insurance broker. What makes Lockton stand apart is also what makes us better; independence. Lockton’s private ownership empowers it’s 10,750+ Associates doing business in over 140 countries to focus solely on clients’ risk and insurance needs. With expertise that reaches around the globe. Lockton delivers the deep understanding needed to accomplish remarkable results. Our 97% client retention rate speaks for itself. For the last nine consecutive years, Business Insurance magazine has recognised Lockton as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ – an achievement we are immensely proud of!
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Experienced Professional

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Hybrid

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Your Responsibilities

Lockton Global Energy

 

Lockton Global Energy (LGE) is a cohesive and collaborative global team of handpicked energy specialists. Harnessing deep expertise, we act as a trusted partner to our clients, securing cost effective, bespoke insurance and risk solutions. As an independent broker, we’re not led by profit margins and shareholder demands, allowing us to always put our client’s interests first.

 

Founded in 2014, Lockton Global Energy is a specialty business focused on the Oil, Gas, Power and Renewables businesses. It has grown significantly over the past 10 years to include over 300 energy specialists across 35 countries, with over USD1.1bn of premium placed across our Energy divisions.

 

 

Business Development Associate – What is involved?

 

Energy transition is the investment to move from conventional to sustainable sources and practices of energy production. This encompasses what is commonly referred to as renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, but also extends to more sustainable practices derived from traditional power generation such as oil and gas, and includes some relatively new and innovative energy sources.

 

We are looking for a Business Development Associate to help in the roll out of a European Energy Transition practice to help win clients in this space. Initially the focus will be on building an Energy Transition offering and client base in the UK, followed by a European roll out which will involve working with Lockton’s partner offices.

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Qualifications

What are the typical responsibilities?

 

  • Research into industry trends and key players to develop a prospect list focused around Energy Transition companies
  • Working closely with Marketing to provide direction, design and content to ensure we are producing the right marketing material, focused on industry growth areas
  • Engaging with and getting buy-in from other lines of business across Lockton to create multi-coverage offerings within the Energy Transition space
  • Identifying and attending suitable networking events to represent LGE to specifically identified target companies
  • Representing LGE at events and to prospective clients to educate them on the services we are able to provide
  • Focusing initially on the UK, then coordinating the roll out of strategy to Lockton partner offices across Europe

 

What skills and experience would we like you to have?

 

  • Proven experience in a sales or business development role
  • Experience of working in an energy related industry or a genuine interest in the energy transition
  • Demonstrable tactful negotiation skills and the ability to build convincing propositions for clients
  • Pro-active and able to manage a complex and varied workload
  • Strong organization and communication skills
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Lockton Companies is proud to provide everyone an equal opportunity to grow and advance. We are committed to an inclusive culture and environment where our people, clients and communities are treated with respect and dignity.

At Lockton, supporting diversity, equity and inclusion is ingrained in our values, and we believe that we are at our best when we fully embrace everyone. We strive to cultivate a caring culture that learns from, celebrates and thrives because of our breadth of differences. As such, we recognize that recruiting, developing and retaining people with diverse backgrounds and experiences is vital and enabling our people to thrive personally and professionally is critical to our long-term success.

About Lockton

Lockton is the largest privately held independent insurance brokerage in the world. Since 1966, our independence has allowed us to serve our clients, take care of our people and give back to our communities. As such, our 10,000+ Associates doing business in over 100 countries are empowered to do what’s right every day.

At Lockton, we believe in the power of all people. You belong at Lockton.

How We Will Support You

At Lockton, we empower you to be true to yourself in all that you do. Your success is our success, and we provide opportunities to help you grow and create a rewarding career path, however you envision it.

We are ready to meet you where you are today, and as your needs change over time. In addition to industry-leading health insurance, we offer additional options to support your overall health and wellbeing.

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