Branch Manager
176BRMGR24

£35,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

Full Time

Permanent

Newmarket, Suffolk

Insurance

Posted 21 days ago

Expires In 8 Days

Job Description

Branch Manager required by a leading UK wide general insurance company to manage and oversee their Newmarket office.

This is full time permanent role – salary £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus superb benefits (full benefits stated below) – this role is based in Newmarket.

Duties:
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Continuously identify areas for improvement and provide potential solutions to the company and reduce costs.
  • Delivering good outcomes for customers and putting the customer’s interests first.
  • Ensure the customer understands what we  sell  and support the customer in any way you can.
  • Ensure that the insurance team understands its  duties and its  role within the organisation.
  • Responsibility to adhere to agreed criteria and budgets and plan to maximize efficiency, best value and performance.
  • Meet your targets and those of the team and organisation as  a whole.
  • The smooth running of the of the team and organisation as  a whole.
  • Contribute to training and development of the team and organisation as  a whole.
  • Assist Line Manager in achieving maximum customer satisfaction in accordance with organisation plans.
  • Maintain responsibility for performing all duties in compliance with related legal/statutory, regulations, professional standards, responsibilities and obligations and insert as  applicable.
  • Day to day responsibilities agreed with your manager to include:
  • Manage, direct and monitor insurance activities and the overall performance of the team to increase efficiency and maximize performance.
  • General administration of all insurance provisions including claims.
  • Effective liaison, support, and assistance with the whole of the organisation.
  • Maintain and improve mechanisms for the provision of insurance, including surveying and measuring governance, performance, administration and outcomes and disseminate feedback to the appropriate persons/entities.
  • Utilise systems to manage insurance functions, analysis and documentation.
  • Direct the development of plans for insurance, including management to achieve targets.
  • Developing plans for insurance progress.
  • Support to all other departments with insurance related issues.
  • Subject to agreed criteria; recruitment, training, set  action and targets, appraise and manage performance, development, coaching and general support of all team members to ensure targets are  met.
  • Reporting (content and format as  agreed) on a monthly basis or as  otherwise required.
  • Assist in developing plans for team activities to include strategy to achieve targets.
  • Delegate authority and responsibility to team with supervision, accountability and review.
  • Manage and maintain contact with internal and external clients/customers and suppliers.
  • Set an example for team members of commitment, insurance management, administration standards, work ethics and habits and personal character.
  • Responsibly use resources and control expenses to meet budgetary controls.
  • Attend, promote and arrange marketing & networking events.
Key skills and requirements:
  • Experience of working within a broking or underwriting environment is essential
  • Excellent communication skills, including effective communication with clients and insurers, including clear explanation of complex insurance terms and conditions
  • An understanding of the UK insurance market, including trends, risks and regulatory changes.
  • The ability to understand diverse client needs, including specific industry risks and business objectives.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent timekeeping and presentation of self  & work.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical and ability to solve problems, including the capacity to solve complex insurance related challenges.
  • Cert CII qualification is an advantage.
Benefits:
  • Pension Scheme – available after 3 months’ of service
  • SimplyHealth – available after successful completion of probation period
  • Perkbox – available after successful completion of probation period
  • Season Ticket Loan – available after successful completion of probation period
  • Long Service Award – 5% (5 years, then every 5 years thereafter)
  • Death in Service – 4 x annual salary
  • 20 days holiday + Bank holidays and 1 additional day for Birthday
  • In addition to this, the Branch Manager will get an annual bonus depending on branch successes and performance and this can vary.

Chetan Patel

chetan@esos.uk

02077 243824

Division 176

Red Personnel London

8th Floor, Dutch House

307 – 308 High Holborn

London

WC1V 7LL

02077243824

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