Area Development Manager

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


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