Howden UK is part of Hyperion Insurance Group, one of the world's leading insurance groups. We attract the brightest talent in the market because we empower our employees to be the best they can be.
We are looking to recruit an Account Executive to work within our Howden division to join our niche sports business in Birmingham dealing with a number of nationally and internationally renowned sports governing bodies.
As an Account Executive you will act as a liaison between clients and/or producing brokers and placing brokers by delivering an excellent and comprehensive service in the administration of new business, renewal and mid-term changes so that customers’ needs are best satisfied through suitable cover and pricing.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
- An interest in sport and recreation
- Effective working knowledge of general & legal principles of insurance
- Specific product(s) knowledge and understanding of related workings
- Good understanding of relevant regulatory and legal frameworks
- Good understanding of company objectives and how own role contributes to these
- Knowledge of the market within which the company operates including an awareness of competitors, specific territory knowledge, cultural awareness
- Specific systems’ knowledge relevant to the role
- Relevant experience as an Account Executive, ideally in a sport and recreation environment
- Experience of an insurance/high pressure, multi-task environment
- Ideally educated to degree level
- Ideally a minimum Cert CII and working towards higher insurance related qualifications
About Hyperion Birmingham
Our Birmingham office is open plan with a professional and personable culture. We have an excellent employee benefits scheme which includes:
- Reduced Gym memberships
- Childcare Vouchers
- Bike to work scheme
- Pension Scheme
- Private Medical Insurance
We are proud of our learning and development programme.
We provide some of the best employee training within the Insurance industry and we support our employees professional development.
If you looking for a company where you can thrive, develop and build a career then we want to hear from you.