Insurance Broker

Recruiter
Nova Search & Selection
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£25K - £40K Dependent on experience
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Please note:

This Insurance Broker role could be suitable for a "second jobber" with one/two years' Insurance experience - Or a more experienced candidate and offering 40k dependent on experience

Insurance Broker Job Summary:

This is a varied junior client support role, maintaining client insurance portfolios, providing a high quality, professional and efficient service, supporting the Account Executives, communicating with clients and the market, including Lloyd's brokers as necessary.

The Specialist Risks team handle a portfolio of clients including commercial contractors, NGOs and charities involved in a variety of difficult and dangerous activities including de-mining (landmine clearance and disposal) security, off-shore contracting, post-conflict reconstruction and humanitarian relief work around the world, often in locations which are themselves hazardous and politically unstable.

The Insurance Broker role presents an opportunity to become involved in a highly unusual and interesting client base with diverse insurance needs which frequently presents issues for analysis and resolution. The successful applicant for this Insurance Broker position will receive training but there will be an element of self-sufficiency and initiative required and tasks allocated will depend on applicants progression and proven abilities.

Specialist solutions include arranging cover in the following classes:

- High-risk Personal Accident, Travel & Medical Evacuation

- Kidnap and Ransom- Special Equipment- Specialist Combined Liability

- D&O liability- Charity / Management Liabilities

- Professional Indemnity

Principle Accountabilities within this Insurance Broker role:

1. Act with integrity at all times

2. Promote and maintain Bridge reputation and standards at all times

3. Ensure Client service standards are met

4. Collate general and claims information, documentation etc. for pre renewal and renewal meetings

5. Prepare pre renewal and renewal reports

6. Action instructions following pre renewal/renewal meetings

7. Prepare risk presentations for renewal broking

8. Obtain renewal terms and quotes

9. Diary and chase terms/quotes

10. Check terms and quotes against requirements

11. Update Risk Information on computer.

12. Confirm renewal/placing cover with insurers

13. Invoice premiums.

14. Prepare risk register

15. Diary and chase policies and other documents

16. Handle Client queries by phone/letter

17. Handle mid-term alterations

18. Check documents prior to sending to Clients.

19. Liaison with other teams with alterations/cover issues as necessary

20. Foster and maintain professional relationships with Insurers

Competencies needed as a Insurance Broker:

1. Accuracy

Policy checking

Procedural knowledge

Attention to detail

Quality of Work

Maintains current diary

Technical Knowledge

IT Skills

2. Communication Skills

Verbal & Written

Visual

Listening

Negotiating/influencing

3. The wider picture

Problem solving

Decision making

Innovation

Initiative

Open to change/new methods

Flexible attitude

Lateral thinking

4. Delivering Results

Work flow

Meets deadlines

Proactive

Time management

Priority setting

Behaviour/People Skills required by the Insurance Broker:

1. Positive relationships with Clients Insurers Colleagues

2. Focused Customer service Self-motivated Bridge Ethos Commitment

3. Professional Attitude Time keeping Asks when unsure Ethical Uses integrity Maintains own professional development Manages conflict

4. Team Worker Offers to help others in team Offers help to others out of team Good morale Aware of others situation

Qualifications required to be considered for this Insurance Broker role:

No minimum requirement.

Willingness to continue to progress towards Professional Qualifications

Experience of using Acturis an advantage

Nova Search & Selection is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy

If you fit the above criteria and are intereted in finding out more about this Insurance Brokerposition, please forward your CV to Kristina using the apply now button.