Corporate Account Handler (Commercial Handlers Considered) Flexible-Working - Ipswich

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
General Insurance
Specialism:
Account Handler
Location:
London & South
Town/City:
Ipswich
Salary range:
£20, 000 - £29, 999, £30, 000 - £39, 999, £40, 000 - £49, 999, £50, 000 - £59, 999
Salary Description:
Salary negotiable plus benefits
Posted:
03-May-22
Start Date:
ASAP
Job Ref:
JH-3021

As a result of ongoing expansion, this Premier League corporate insurance broker seeks a talented Account Handler to help manage a portfolio of corporate clients.

This top global insurance broker boasts an enviable client list, including many prestigious, household names. With a formidable reputation for the quality of its insurance coverage, as well as the technical expertise of its staff, it is clear to see why this company is a true market-leader.

Refreshingly, this business is renowned for looking after its employees just as much as it looks after its clients, which is reflected in its extremely low levels of staff turnover. Not only will you receive one of the most attractive benefits packages in the market, you will also benefit from the huge amount of career development opportunities that simply cannot be found in competing firms.

Upon joining the company, you will work closely with Account Executives and Directors to manage a varied portfolio of corporate clients. Your account can be tweaked to reflect your previous experience and aspirations, and you will receive first-class training and support with any areas you have not previously had exposure to. Typically, this division handles clients that typically generate fee income of between £25K - £300K and this spans a wide range of industry sectors.

The fundamental covers that you will be arranging will be Property, Casualty and Motor biased, but you will also have exposure to a wide range of other classes, working closely with internal product experts throughout this global organisation. As an example, this role can give you exposure to fascinating covers spanning IP, Cyber, W&I and Credit. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, negotiating renewals, processing endorsements, handling day to day client enquiries, and continuing to build strong relationships with existing clients.

It is essential that you have previous experience as an Account Handler, however, this need not necessarily be from a corporate insurance background. There are many of examples of talented Account Handlers who have joined from a commercial insurance broking background, who are now handling very large risks and doing extremely well in the business.

This company was fully embracing agile-working long before the pandemic, and in this ‘hybrid’ role, you’ll have plenty of time to work from home. Having said that, you will be welcome in the office as much as you like! Moreover, this is not the kind of company where you will be micro-managed and ‘as long as the job gets done’, you’ll enjoy a lot more flexibility and autonomy than in many competing firms.

Feedback that we receive from people who work in this business is that there is a great sense of camaraderie, which again, is reflected in the fact that staff tend to remain with this company for a very long time.

In terms of career prospects, your career progression is only limited by your ambition here. If you want to remain as a talented Corporate Account Handler, then you can have a long and rewarding career in this company. However, if you want to rise through the ranks, we can give you many examples of people who joined in this position, who have progressed into very senior roles within the organisation, locally, national and globally.

You will be rewarded with an attractive basic salary (negotiable, depending on experience), together with undoubtedly, the best flexible-benefits package available in the insurance market.

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Contact Details:
Tel: 07918 764 531
Contact: James Heald
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