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Food, Agriculture & Beverage Client Lead, Aon Climate

Chicago, Illinois, US
Closing date
Sep 22, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Food, Agricultural & Beverage Lead, Aon Climate

Are you an experienced client and sales engagement leader with experience gained from within the Food, Agricultural and Beverages sector ? Do you have a passion for climate change and a desire to have an impact? If so, then we'd love to hear from you in connection with this new role focused upon bringing value for our clients as they execute upon their climate change strategy.

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

You'll be working closely with the Aon Climate leadership team and colleagues across Aon to deliver climate change related client engagement in the Food, Agricultural and Beverages sector. Daily responsibilities will include:
  • Crafting and managing cross functional teams to initiate, develop and enable strategic relationships with clients
  • Leading client engagement in collaboration with and independently of Aon's network of client facing colleagues
  • Maintaining client collaboration in the execution of ‘strategic partnerships'
  • Continually improving the way the team implements upon ‘strategic partnerships' and responding to the evolution of client needs and our business
  • Build pipelines in partnership with growth operations and provide progress for regular reporting
  • Surfacing opportunities for Aon to improve the Climate Change value proposition, e.g. through innovation and new third party capability and partnership
  • Working with multiple teams globally across a multitude of region and solution teams

How this opportunity is different

This is a phenomenal opportunity for a passionate sales leader, like yourself, to utilize your Food, Agriculture and/or Beverages knowledge and drive for climate change in a brand-new role and for a practice within Aon that's still in its infancy. You'll be empowered and supported by strong leadership and your work will have a tangible impact upon the ongoing success of this highly visible and most respected team.

Skills and experience that will lead to success
  • Experienced as a client and sales engagement leader with consultative approach, emphasis on discovery and long term relationship development
  • Interest and passion for climate change and related topics.
  • Specific sector expertise in Food, Agriculture and Beverages.
  • Ability to understand clients' climate related needs and connect them to a diverse set of Aon solutions
  • Strong, relevant network and IQ for the relevant and related ecosystem
  • Collaborative approach with a good judgement to find opportunities to introduce team mates, colleagues and capabilities to the client engagement

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 recognize 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.

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.

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

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

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

The target salary range for this position is $140,000 to $170,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant's education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicant's geographic location.

This position is eligible to participate in one of Aon's annual incentive plans. The amount of the incentive varies and is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable incentive plan.

Aon offers a comprehensive package of benefits for full-time and regular part-time colleagues, including, but not limited to: a 401(k) savings plan with employer contributions; an employee stock purchase plan; consideration for long-term incentive awards at Aon's discretion; medical, dental and vision insurance, various types of leaves of absence, paid time off, including 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, 15 days of paid vacation per year, paid sick leave as provided under state and local paid sick leave laws, short-term disability and optional long-term disability, health savings account, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, employee and dependent life insurance and supplemental life and AD&D insurance; optional personal insurance policies, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, commuter benefits, and an employee assistance program that includes free counseling sessions. Eligibility for benefits is governed by the applicable plan documents and policies.

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