Branch Director

£55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
12 Feb 2019
14 Mar 2019
Drew Crawford
Contract Type

You're a proven Commercial Account Executive and you're ready for the next step, ideally to inherit a book of business or to lead a commercial insurance team. Only problem being, these roles are very rare and when available, are usually filled 'under the radar'.

Good news, IDEX are proud to be partnered with a leading independent Broker in Derbyshire who are looking to appoint a Branch Director to inherit a long-standing book of business, whilst leading and growing a successful commercial insurance team.
We are also delighted to let you know this business holds one of the best reputations in the market and very rarely lose employees.

The company:

You will be representing an established, independent Broker with substantial presence, across the UK including the East Midlands/Midlands regions. Our client has seen steady growth over the years by natural, organic growth combined with a recent merger. A big advocate for providing custom-fit products and risk management advice, this insurance business is looking to make an influential hire to assist with their growth plans in 2019 and beyond.

The role:

As an integral part of senior management you will have the opportunity to lead, inspire and motivate a team of commercial insurance professionals, ensuring each and every individual is happy and on track to achieve personal and business targets.

In addition to this, you will inherit loyal client book of business (8-10 large cases) which you will look to grow organically through new business, referrals and cross/up selling techniques. The role will be office based but you will be expected to build relationships with new and existing clients face to face, when and where required.

Holding the authority to recruit and build your team even further, you will look to produce, implement, manage and deliver an effective team/branch business plan and to support the management team in meeting divisional goals and income budgets.

The salary/package:

For your hard work and what you hope to achieve within the business, you will be rewarded with a basic salary up to £80,000 + car allowance/car + bonus + excellent benefits package.

Your skills and background:

You hold a solid background as an Account Executive/Broker and have a well-rounded commercial insurance knowledge. A key part of this role is to achieve excellent retention rates of clients year on year - If you enjoy getting to know your customers and are proud of the service you provide, this will help you stand out from the crowd.

You should also hold some experience in a leadership role and have a genuine passion for getting the best out of your team.

Like the sound of the role but not based in the East Midlands? Our client is willing to support you with relocation costs should you be the successful candidate.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your career even further. You could have the best CV in the world, but do you still have the hunger and desire to be the best in your field of work? This is what will help you stand out in the interview process - If you believe this is you, please apply today for more information.

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