Apprentice Insurance Professional (32738)

15, Friars Street, Ipswich, IP1 1TA
£365.38 per week
23 Feb 2021
18 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Please apply for this role directly with the company via this link:

Please note that we do not accept multiple applications and you should only select and apply to one programme per year.

Key responsibilities include:

Day to day client service, answering queries received directly from clients, brokers and other third parties, communicating by voice as well as email including:
  • Cover advice on scenarios applied across entire insurance portfolio
  • Contract reviews
  • Additions/deletions of cover
  • Acquisitions/disposals
  • Technical analysis, renewal strategy, coverage review and alternative programme design
  • Data review, validation and manipulation
  • Application of technical and client knowledge to full suite of documentation required to renew / place business within London Market (including Market Presentations, MRC, Endorsements etc.) post drafting
  • Interpretation and review of quotations, to ensure fit for purpose and meet client demands/needs
  • Negotiation of renewal terms/quotations and mid-term cover alterations
  • Completion of Renewal Reports - applying both technical and bespoke client knowledge to finalise post drafting.
  • Completion of summaries of insurance for all interested parties (client / network) - applying both technical and client knowledge post drafting
  • Attendance at key client and market meetings
  • Working with clients, Insurers and overseas network to address and resolve technical and portfolio issues outside of renewal
  • Liaison with other divisions/offices of Willis to provide portfolio management for renewal and mid-term requirements
  • Maintaining a good relationship with internal (colleagues and associates) and external (primary budget holders and decision makers within clients) clients
  • Attend network conferences

Location: Ipswich.

Insurance is an incredibly diverse marketplace with a rich history of helping people and businesses assess the risks they could face. Insurance touches the lives of everyone and allows us to operate secure in the knowledge that should the worst happen we will have the support we need.

This is a unique opportunity to understand Reinsurance and work providing Clients with an understanding of their portfolio of business in relation to natural disasters.

What you could go on to do:

Demonstrate your passion for client delivery while making an immediate impact. You'll learn what we do as you build strong working relationships and develop valuable skills from day one.

How you will be supported:

Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company.

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to deal professionally with internal and external contacts
  • Excellent client focus
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages e.g.Word and Excel would be advantageous
  • Intermediate knowledge of data analysis
  • Good presentation skills

Personal qualities

  • Applicants must be authorised to work on a full-time basis in the country in which the role is located without sponsorship
  • Ability to analyse situations and provide recommendations
  • Self-motivated and ambitious
  • Good attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • 3 A-levels or equivalent qualifications
  • Fluency in Spanish

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next-level apprenticeship.

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