8 months ago
General Insurance Researcher - Haddenham, Buckinghamshire
Salary - £22k to £27k Depending on Experience
Commutable from Thame, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Tring, Bicester, Abingdon, Oxford, Milton Keynes etc.
Our client is a respected, data-driven financial services software provider. They pride themselves on delivering robust, well supported tools and applications to their customers - which include some of the biggest names in the UK financial services industry. They are based in Haddenham (near Aylesbury) and are a great place to work with some great Glassdoor reviews!
The Role & Previous Experience Required:
The data collected and managed by their General Insurance research team is used by some of the largest names in the industry to provide instant and unbiased market and competitor intelligence for product providers, product ratings for them to use in their marketing messages, and product feature data for comparison websites.
They are currently looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic general insurance expert, ideally a motor insurance specialist (with good knowledge of add-ons), to join the team of Researchers. This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave - from ASAP until at least October 2020.
The role primarily involves;
• Researching information about general insurance products in the marketplace - including motor/home/travel/pet insurance, etc. Using the Internet, industry press, and documentation from insurance companies and underwriters;
• Updating the database with any new information;
• Building effective relationships with insurance companies and underwriters to facilitate the acquisition of accurate and up-to-date information.
They are for someone with at least 3 years of previous experience within financial services and a detailed knowledge of general insurance products, including in-depth knowledge of motor insurance.
To be successful in the role, you'll need to combine strong organisational and communication skills with the ability to interpret information and to think analytically. You'll also need to be a proactive team player with an inquisitive, methodical approach to your work. A keen eye for detail and accurate data entry skills are both critical.
This role could be performed full time, but our client are also happy to talk flexible working. They need someone to work five days per week, but could accommodate reduced hours on those days (between 5 and 7.5 hours per day). In return, they offer a unique and interesting role within the insurance industry. The salary for this role is £22-27k, dependent upon the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the role.
They also provide:
Flexible, collaborative and sociable working environment
5 weeks' holiday (plus the option to buy more)
Very generous pension scheme
Comprehensive package of insurances (including Life, Critical Illness, Medical and Dental)
Employee Assistance Programme
Contributions towards gym/sports club membership - plus fitness classes on site
Free tea/coffee/squash and fruit
Please apply with your CV. Our client requires candidates to complete a short questionnaire as part of the application process. This will be sent back to you once you apply.
Please only apply if you match the criteria outlined.
Candidates must already have full rights to work in the UK. VISA sponsorship is not available.
Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
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