Self-Drive Hire Account Handler
Job Title - Self-Drive Hire Account Handler
Contract - Permanent
Salary - GBP20,000 - GBP27,000
Location - Farnborough
Industry - Insurance, Account, Handler, Commercial
Our Client is currently looking to recruit an Account Handler within their team based in Farnborough.
- Administration of clients insurance requirements on a daily basis including general enquiries, renewals, mid-term adjustments, obtaining quotations, closing sales, invoicing of premiums, cross-sales and experience in claims.
- Provision of high-level professional advice to clients
- Assist in achieving Group/Division client retention targets by providing an excellent level of service.
- Liaise effectively with the Client Director to ensure an appropriate strategy for renewal, attend client meetings as necessary and action meeting points (if applicable).
- Undertake market exercise to establish most competitive terms available.
- Obtain renewal terms and present to client.
- Produce and issue professional summaries and reports using company templates.
- Issue renewal documentation in line with contract certainty.
- Ensure premiums are collected prior to the commencement of cover and in line with company procedures.
- Prioritise and handle all work promptly and accurately. Handle all queries, whether written or by telephone, in a professional manner and process effectively in line with service standards.
- Record all relevant information, correspondence and documentation on Acturis(?) and make effective use of the diary system.
- Produce accurate and professional documentation at all times using relevant company templates.
- Process adjustments in line with procedures, including notification to insurers, issue of revised documentation, and collection of additional premium.
- Actively cross-sell products from other Divisions.
- Refer all queries that fall outside own experience, knowledge and authority to senior staff.
- Liaise with and assist other branches and Group Resources as necessary.
Experience & Professional Qualifications
- Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in providing specialist advice in the commercial motor/fleet/motor trade insurance market.
- Must be qualified to a minimum of Cert CII (or gain the qualification within 18 months of joining).
Skills & Knowledge:
- Working knowledge of Fleet/Motor Trade/Commercial Motor and all the main classes of General Insurance and the CIIs Code of Ethics and GDPR.
- Working knowledge of the company product range, policy wordings and service standards.
- Responsibility for own personal development and for keeping own knowledge up to date by the use of e-learning, in-house courses, and studying for professional qualifications in order to gain the required CPD points.
- Good level of technical insurance skills, to be assessed by regular in-house testing.
- Accuracy and attention to detail.
- Ability to process work quickly and efficiently.
- Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
- Excellent client service skills.
- Good negotiation and broking skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to gather and analyse information from the client.
- Ability to identify and respond appropriately to an individual clients level of understanding.
- Ability to persuade and influence others.
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