A boutique, bespoke Trade Credit Insurance company seeks to hire an Account Manager to cover an eleven month maternity cover contract.
You will be responsible for achieving specific financial targets, building and managing a portfolio of accounts and successfully renewing these.
You’ll retain 92% of the portfolio, renewing policies monthly with particular concentration in Q1 and Q4.
You’ll identify organic growth opportunities within the portfolio and grow fee income.
You’ll implement the company strategy on cross selling information products (reports, credit opinions, debtor rating information) to your clients.
You are ideally an APA/CIP Qualified Account Manager with previous experience of the Trade Credit market OR of the General Insurance market. You have previous experience of managing internal & external stakeholders and processes and are adept at negotiations. Possessing a full clean driving licence, you have some knowledge of the Consumer Protection Codes and proven experience of achieving targets and building relationships, with existing relationships with brokers a distinct advantage. Above all else, you have the ability to create a trusting relationship with brokers in a short time, are outgoing and able to challenge brokers, clients and management in a constructive manner.
Working in a small team, you will report into the Country Manager, whose management style could be described as flexible, open and supportive. He values accountability and integrity and has been with this business for a number of year.
You will be joining a niche underwriter in this space but one who have a slightly different proposition and because of their relative size have the ability to be highly selective, yet flexible with the risks they write. This company has experienced double digit growth for the past three years and are looking to gain significant market share in the next 12 months with greater capacity to take on risk. They are consistent from an underwriting perspective and are supportive when insuring credit limits which means that they are more in control of the book and have a positive perception amongst the brokers. Albeit this is a fixed term contract, with the experience you’ll gain from this opening, there will always be demand for your experience in this market and it will add a lot of value to your career.
Base Salary circa €50k + Commission (Discretionary based on annual targets but has historically paid out between €8-10k p.a.) + DC Pension (4.5% & 4.5% for the first six months, 9% thereafter) + Healthcare + €7800 car allowance (Paid monthly) + parking onsite.
The Next Steps
Candidates interested in applying for this opening are asked to email their CV’s to [email protected]
Further information may be obtained by calling Gerard on 01-9065116
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.