Our client is one of the fastest growing independent brokerages in the Country and as such they are seeking two additional account handlers for their office in Crewe
The main purpose of this job is dealing with quotations and the servicing and renewals for motor and household insurance products. This sometimes includes private motor, taxi, motor trade and motor fleet but cross training will be given if the candidate has dealt with motor insurance, especially new business or sales.
The jobholder must be competent to complete the following tasks:
They will have good communications skills
They will have experience of working in a busy call centre
They will have knowledge of general insurance
They will have dealt with new business quotations
They will have dealt with renewals
They will be strong in customer service
Willing to work towards KPIs and Targets
Educational qualifications - GCSE or equivalent ideally in Maths and English
Previous Experience 6 months experience in motor insurance environment. Experience of working in a busy insurance sales or customer service office is preferable.
Insurance qualifications "Willingness to take CII exams and progress
IT Skills - IT Literate and be adept in use of MS Office XP, particularly Excel and Word. Must be able to utilise the internet and office email facilities
Regulatory Requirements - The job-holder must possess knowledge FCA regulatory requirements
KEY COMPETENCIES/ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED
Customer ServiceQuality - Strive to do things better, to meet and exceed goals and expectations. Listen to what customers say and communicate with them clearly and concisely,checking that information is received and understood. Innovation - To always seek ways of doing things and set challenging personal and business goals.
RelationshipsInternal - Must be a committed team member, must display tolerance, sensitivity and support to work colleagues.Must understand the impact of actions on others and help to promote and sustain a high level of team spirit both within and outside the immediate work group.Listen to what others have to say and communicate clearly and concisely, checking that information is received and understood. External - Must be excellent communicator and possess good telephone technique. Must recognise the importance of generating and maintaining high value external-business relationships with both customers and suppliers. Must contribute to the process of generating and maintaining high value external business relationships.
Teamwork Organisation - Must demonstrate organisational ability and be able to carry out a number of tasks in an orderly, efficient manner and in the context of the team.Drive - Must be self-driven, motivational and receptive,sensitive and responsive to giving and receiving active encouragement to and from the other members of the team.
CommitmentReliability/Dependability - A commitment to an exemplary attendance record coupled with a determination to see tasks through to constructive conclusion.Achievement & Commitment to Learning - Determined, ambitious, enthusiastic, initiative led,results-oriented with a positive outlook. Must show willingness to learn and be committed to achieving relevant qualification. Must have ability to critically assess own performance and accept constructive criticism.
SalesWhere appropriate - Be income focused and have clear focus on high quality and business profit, which must incorporate the principles of Treating Customers Fairly in order to ensure high quality and lasting customer relationships. Always strive to turn customers into fans in order that they will become both loyal customers themselves and potential business introducers.
Image - Must have pleasant outgoing manner, must communicate effectively with internal and external contacts and be credible and comfortable in dealing. Must be appropriately presented and approachable professional at all times. Must always appear to be confident and competent in all dealings.
Excellent Monthly Bonus payments on offer with this company, as well as promotional prospects.
For more information on this role, please contact The Yes Agency. The Yes Agency is a registered insurance recruitment agency based in Manchester. Please note due to the amount of applications we receive, if you do not hear back from us within two weeks, then unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. For similar roles within insurance, please check out our website at www.theyesagency.co.uk
- Customer Service
- General Insurance
- Motor Insurance
- Personal Lines Insurance