This organisation has a deserved reputation for providing a first-class insurance broking and risk management service to its valued client base. Due to the continued acquisition of quality accounts, it seeks a talented Account Handler to join its Commercial Department.
Here you will work with a variety of Account Executives and Directors, handling a portfolio of accounts that generates circa £180K commission and fee income. Clients are from a variety of industry sectors, and can range in size and complexity from £10K - £100K GWP.
Duties will include compiling new business submissions, negotiating renewals, preparing reports and servicing the day to day requirements of your clients. You will also be actively encouraged to attend occasional client visits alongside Account Executives.
A high level of understanding of all general classes of commercial insurance is vital to this role. Just as importantly, you will have outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, and an ability to converse with clients at a senior level. You will develop a good understanding of your clients’ businesses, and forge strong relationships with insurers, to ensure that you can facilitate better negotiation to secure favorable deals. As this is a Chartered broker, ideally you will have made some progress towards professional qualifications under the CII, or can demonstrate a willingness to do so.
This is a superb opportunity to work for a business that is highly respected within the market. My client is renowned for investing in its staff and actively promotes from within. With structured career plans in place for all staff, this is a great business in which to accelerate your career development.
In return, alongside a competitive basic salary (entirely negotiable) you will an impressive range of company benefits such as pension, 4X DIS, health insurance and support towards professional qualifications.
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