Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position
Our client were established in 1953 and are a multi award winning Insurance Broker with their Head Office in Sheffield and representation throughout the UK. They are one of the top 100 Independent Insurance Brokers in the Country and offer a comprehensive client service including claims handling and full market access. In November 2019, our client became part of a leading global fleet management company a fast growing, global company across 15 countries and are currently ranked 24th in the UK Top Track 100.
As part of this growth, they are looking for an Area Development Manager to be responsible for growing your territory, which will be the North of England – M62 corridor, in a field-based capacity.
Why choose our client, what makes them different?
Fast growing, global company across 15 countries
No. 24 in UK Top Track 100 companies
Innovative, technology driven culture
Fantastic opportunities for ongoing development, training and career progression
Secondment opportunities to work in our international offices
What will you be doing as an Area Development Manager?
You will have overall responsibility for developing and servicing your client bank and developing new business
Dealing with all insurance needs and requirements including; new business, renewals, adjustments, claims, surveys etc.
Obtain referrals and life referrals
Ensure that firms systems and procedures are always followed in accordance with Service Inspectors duties and responsibilities
Cross sell other company products/services e.g. High net worth, Health and Safety, Group P.A and Travel, Premium collection and credit control – refer any problems to the Finance Director at the first possible opportunity
What experience/skills/attributes do you need?
Experience of working within insurance is essential, however our client might consider people outside of insurance if they have strong B2B experience and experience of speaking to people at a high-level within the business.
Field based experience, selling to high net worth clients
Knowledge of FCA rules and guidelines relating to commercial and private customers
Willingness to continue to develop knowledge of underwriting and related issues through formal and informal learning
Highly developed communication and negotiation skills
What benefits does our client offer?
Competitive basic salary plus a fantastic commission structure
Company car OR car allowance
Excellent ongoing training, support and coaching
Achievable and generous commission scheme
Opportunities for ongoing development and progression
2x salary death in service
Pension scheme (auto enrolment)
25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays