Our client, a General Insurance and IFA Practice has a vacancy in Newcastle Upon Tyne for a Motor Broker. The role will involve acting as a Motor Broking handler within a five strong team. Will be responsible for preparing new business proposals, renewal schedules and contact the client prior to renewal within compliance timescales. Will negotiate alternative quotes - prior to renewal dates, where appropriate. Deal with all documentation, invoices, credit notes etc. ensuring a smooth and trouble-free renewal for the client. Foster good relations with insurance companies. Ensure the company's delegated authority under agency agreements is not exceeded. Will operate an effective credit control system and report as required.
Will possess between 3-5 years broking experience, preferably with experience in motor broking, but will consider candidates from insurer motor background. Knowledge of a wide range of motor insurance products and companies, for both private and fleet business, including agricultural vehicle fleets. Will have experience in obtaining information from clients via telephone and e-mail. Experience in obtaining quotes and placing business. Good confident customer skills - both written and oral. Good negotiating skills and the ability to build good relationships with both clients and insurers/underwriters. Good organisational ability. Sound knowledge of FCA requirements within a broking role. Well-presented, hard working, a proactive team player with initiative. The position would suit someone satisfied in an office-based role and happy to work within a tight knit team. Will be confident with Word and (especially) Excel. Experience with the OpenGI broking software. Will hold or be prepared to work towards Insurance Qualifications. Our client encourages, supports and rewards CII qualification.