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Technical Training Specialist

Region: North East or South West

Location: Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: CSDI03056

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 19th August 2022

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Technical Training Specialist

  • Salary circa £45k p.a. depending on experience + up to 17.5% bonus

  • Homeworking options available

  • Travel between York and Bristol required

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity available within our Personal Lines Underwriting Department for a Technical Training Specialist to oversee all aspects of training for our teams across both York and Bristol.

Working closely with leadership teams, you will identify priorities and design, plan and deliver training to enable the department to meet their objectives. This will include inducting regular cohorts of new Underwriters, liaising with our Resource Planning and L&OD functions to ensure a smooth and effective onboarding process.

You will be responsible for the upskilling of our Underwriters to support talent development and long-term objectives and will support the delivery of our Underwriting competency framework that assists in identifying skill gaps. You will also work with the leadership team to analyse training needs by reviewing performance and resource requirements.

The role can be based from either York or Bristol, and you will have the opportunity to work from the comfort of your own home for up to 80% of the time once you’re fully up to speed. Presence will be required between the two sites, and so you will need the willingness to travel regularly.

About you

We are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic individual who has experience of working with motor and/or home General Insurance products, partnered with experience of facilitating and delivering training to group audiences, ideally both in person and remotely.

Additionally, you will have demonstrable experience of working confidently across a variety of groups of stakeholders at all levels.

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:   

  • Salary - circa £45k p.a. depending on experience

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5%) 

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies.

Working at NFU Mutual

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 Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 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.

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About NFU Mutual

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.