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Commercial Account Handler

Shipley, Yorkshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

At Packetts, we are proud to be one of the UK's most respected Insurance Brokers. We are also one of its oldest with a history dating back over 100 years of providing our clients with a service above and beyond what is expected.

Now part of the Jensten Group, our standards and expectations have not changed, and we benefit from the scale and ambition of being part of the UKs most exciting and best growth Insurance Brokers. With this comes opportunity, and we are keen to attract and develop somebody looking to take a step forward in their career and deliver outstanding customer outcomes.

We are now looking for an experienced Commercial Account Handler to join the team in Shipley. The successful candidate will be working mainly on renewals in addition to new business broking & developing their own connections.

The core purpose of this role is to help generate revenue and develop the profitability of the business whilst ensuring full FCA compliance - ensuring a quality service is provided to all clients in accordance with their needs and requirements.

Having Commercial background experience (ideally in General Insurance, third sector or professions), you will be responsible for your own portfolio of clients, renewal processes and mid-term adjustments, and new business broking across the whole office.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure accuracy, efficiency and professionalism when dealing with both client and insurer
  • Identification of needs
  • Negotiation with insurers in order to secure most appropriate cover for the client
  • Working alongside account executives in their new business activities
  • Securing cross selling business and referrals
  • Achieve and maintain a high level of customer service and always promote exceptional customer care standards.
  • Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with all clients and ensure expert advice in all areas of business.

Apart from a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits that enhance the overall package- some include:

  • Competitive salary with an annual pay review and bonus scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave, plus a day off for your birthday and another for Christmas or a religious holiday of your choice
  • Auto enrolment into excellent pension scheme
  • Hybrid working

About Us:

Launched in 2018 Jensten is one of the UK's largest independent broking groups. Growing organically and through strategic acquisition we now place over £300m GWP into the market via our retail insurance broking, Lloyd's and London Market broking, and specialist underwriting arms.

We fill the void in the market between a consolidator and a provincial broker. We have the scale, ambition and expertise to stand out, but the people, culture and entrepreneurial DNA to maintain our client focus. Which is why we are not just one of the leading independent broking groups, we are one of the most exciting too.

And that is why you should join us!

Our goal is to have people in our Group that enjoy being part of one team with the shared commitment to delivering insurance distribution excellence. A big part of how we do this is by listening and then acting on what we hear. Our EVP work is key to maintaining and enhancing our culture and making Jensten Group a fantastic place to work, learn and grow.

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  • Job Reference: 718589981-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Jensten Group
    Jensten Group
  • Location: Shipley, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent