Farming/ Agri Account Handler

£23,000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a well established and highly respected Insurance business based in Shrewsbury. They are looking for an experienced Account Handler/ Insurance Manager with agricultural experience and/or knowledge to join their small, friendly team.

Reporting into the MD, you will be responsible for farming/ agricultural accounts with the duties outlined below

- Oversee and maintain the current Farm Accounts
- Supervise the staff members within the Farming and combined business teams
- Provide assistance on Agricultural claims to members of the team as required along with liaising with insurers and loss adjusters
- Negotiation and presentation to insurers in order to secure most appropriate cover for the client
- Presentation of recommendations and cover to the client
- Closing the sale and ensuring cover is on risk
- Securing cross selling business and referrals
- A strong ability to assess risks for all customers'
- Ensure all business activity fully complies with FCA regulation and company procedures as detailed in the compliance manual use check-lists and support documentation as provided by the company to assist with demonstrating compliance
- Handle any complaints in accordance with company procedures and regulatory requirements
- Achieve and maintain a high level of customer service and promote exceptional customer care standards at all times
- Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with all clients and ensure expert advice in all areas of business
- Conduct all aspects of account handling for clients including new business, technical preparation, renewals, mid-term adjustments and claims
- Ensure any bad debt queries are dealt with efficiently and in line with company procedures
- Achieve and maintain a high level of customer service and promote exceptional customer care standards at all times

The ideal candidate will have farming/agricultural exposure and have at least two years experience of Account Handling.

This is a full time permanent position, Monday-Friday.
salary dependent upon experience

To be considered for this position please apply online, or for further information please call Gemma Taylor on