Contract type: Permanent
Reference number: SADI01810
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Due to substantial growth we are looking for a Placement Consultant within our National Intermediary Services (NIS) department. The role will be centred around renewal of existing policies and involves the oversight and tactical placement of business to ensure retention and high quality outcome for the benefit of NFU Mutual customers.
You will manage the placement of commercial and mid-corporate renewals ranging from financial lines, casualty, marine and property risks, supporting our office network of Agents throughout the process. You’ll liaise with insurance partners to obtain and negotiate appropriate terms and ensure they’re provided in line with our agreed criteria.
Another part of your role will be to attend meetings with our office network to discuss upcoming renewals and cross-selling opportunities. As a subject matter expert, you may support our Agents in the field, accompanying them on client visits to provide information on the best placement of their insurances.
If you have experience and knowledge of the commercial insurance market, having operated in either a broker or insurer, and looking for a new and different challenge, this role could be for you.
Ideally Dip CII qualified you will have trading experience either within an insurer or large broker in a market facing trading role. Strong knowledge of the general commercial insurance market combined with technical expertise in commercial lines is key. Knowledge within Financial Lines, High Risk Liability, Complex Property and with London Market Placements desirable. In terms of skills you will possess excellent negotiation and influencing combined with the ability to lead driving performance through others.
We will be keen to hear more about your experience in delivering results in a targeted insurance regulatory environment, your technical knowledge of commercial general insurance products and your understanding of trading in the marketplace.
When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:
NFU Mutual are happy to offer its employees informal homeworking. Our team is located in Stratford-upon-Avon and it would be expected that on average, 50% of your working time would be located from this office, with the remaining days home based should you wish. Due to COVID-19, our employees continue to work from home and a return to the office is being planned for later in the year.
We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallop Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.
We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.
Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.