Account Executive

Posted 5 days ago by Insurance Recruitment Services

Our client is looking for an Account Executive to join their team in Buckinghamshire. As an Account Executive you will be responsible for establishing a book of new client's portfolios, you will need to be comfortable with providing exceptional service and meeting demands.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business
  • Market customer businesses, typically of moderate complexity, retain and grow existing accounts
  • Increase existing business outcome by identifying new and additional exposures, recommending solutions, promoting other products and maintaining relationships
  • Co-ordinate and attend strategy meetings prior to renewal, review clients/agents demands and needs for new and existing contracts
  • Identify additional business opportunities and introduce clients to other product specialists
  • Maintain and develop contacts with clients and/or potential clients. Meet key client personnel on a regular basis in order to develop productive and enduring client/agent relationships
  • Inform clients/agents of risk management options and liaise with internal risk managers in order to increase their service offering with clients/agents
  • Receive requests for quotes, and develop / maintain a network of agency and/or broker relationships
  • Identify and analyse client exposures to recommend and/or design risk transfer/financing products
  • Identify appropriate carriers, send requests, negotiate favourable quotes and prepare recommendations
  • Work with the technical operations function to ensure good credit control is maintained and bad debt is kept to a minimum

To apply for this role the successful candidate must have the following skills:

Qualifications

  • Cert CII/ Dip CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) desirable
  • Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent

Technical Knowledge

  • Robust knowledge of general insurance products and services including underlying legal principles and practices
  • Good understanding of general insurance product lines and risk management, is essential for advisory remit

Experience

  • Insurance and risk management experience desirable
  • Confidence to advise and negotiate with clients using business acumen
  • Client confidentiality and discretion maintained
  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management
  • Forward planning (ability to anticipate future outcomes)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage time and to work on a number of projects concurrently

Skills/Other:

  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
  • Able to interpret data with accuracy and present findings articulately
  • Professional manner and approach
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Authentic communication skills for varying audience
  • Comfortable and credible at decision-maker level
  • Persistent and tenacious in achieving results
  • Self-motivated and motivates others to achieve
  • Continually builds and sustains a network managing relationships
  • Proactive in risk management
  • MS office and other relevant IT systems expertise

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward your CV in confidence quoting reference 1710-1AC.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application is unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • Commercial Insurance
  • General Insurance
  • Insurance

Reference: 34149608

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