Junior Underwriter - Special Products Analyst team
Job description
Within our well established team based in London we have a vacancy for a junior Underwriter responsible for supporting the team to manage a portfolio of buyers within the Special Products Analyst (SPA) team. The SPA team is responsible for approving /acceptance of new requests for credit insurance cover from both our new and existing customers.

You'll get to:
Control Buyer Risk: Through financial and political risk analysis, applying underwriting principles and procedures to support a new risk, or modify an existing strategy, you will work collaboratively with Business Units to obtain and maintain profitable business and ensure appropriate market /sector intelligence is applied in order to be proactive. To be a success you will need to attend customer and broker meetings and present yourself in a knowledgeable and professional manner and apply knowledge gained at the meetings to manage risk.
Deliver Against Quality/Speed of Service: Contributing to ensure the development and maintenance of Service Level Agreements between Underwriting, Claim & Recoveries, and Business Units/Customer is managed successfully. You will control and improve workflow processes to ensure delivery against targets.

You'll achieve this using your:
  • proven technical / financial analysis skills or someone who convinces us they have the desire to learn
  • ability to work efficiently under pressure and deliver against speed of service deadlines
  • aptitude to think outside the box
  • interest and drive to keep up with economic, political and trade sector developments
  • interest in worldwide current affairs
  • willingness to develop
  • desire to deliver excellence 
  • proactive portfolio management
  • ability to work within a team environment 
And you will use your:   
  • excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • ability to work independently / self-starter
  • ability to multitask
  • Good organisational and time-management skills
  • Self-motivation, ability to work on own initiative, 
  • Strong knowledge of MS software packages
  • Flexibility to travel locally and internationally
You'll want to work for us because:
  • by joining Atradius you will become part of a successful and ambitious organisation
  • you will thrive in a dynamic, international and challenging work environment
  • you will get training and support to reach your full potential including the opportunity for continuous professional development
  • you will benefit from attractive terms and conditions, including competitive salary, pension package and a range of flexible benefits and rewards
Candidates must be fluent English speakers, a second language would however be an advantage and you must have to right to work in the UK.
Office Location:  Based in our office in London, you will also have the flexibility to travel in the UK and on an occasional international basis.

Contact details, Interested? Please send your CV, cover letter and salary indication to caroline.bannister@atradius.com.
Please note that we do not accept speculative applications from recruitment agencies.

Client Manager

Aon are currently looking for a Client Manager to join the Credit Solutions team based in the Reading office. 
About the role 

As a Client Manager your key responsibilities will include: Working as part of a multi skilled broking team and under instruction of client directors, to support strategic and global client relationships as well as ownership of own portfolio of clients. Interacting with Clients, Insurers and colleagues on day to day policy management including: 
  • Managing credit limit process (applications, follow up, providing feedback to clients) 
  •  Supporting clients on reporting of overdue buyers and liaising with insurers 
  • Assisting with claims submissions and claims’ broking process 
  • Negotiation of policy wordings with insurers and ensuring timely delivery of accurate policy documentation 
  • Management and monitoring of activity logs where required 
  • Providing clients with training and guidance on policy terms and conditions 
  • Gathering and analysing policy and market data, producing reports and presentations
Managing policy renewals within own portfolio and supporting client directors on renewal process for strategic accounts. Gathering and analysing relative statistical detail, submissions to market, chasing insurers for indications of cover, presenting terms and preparation of renewal reports. 
Preparation for, and attendance of, client and insurer meetings/conference calls plus timely follow up of meeting notes and actions.
Providing advice to clients on market developments and share knowledge of market trends to enhance the overall value proposition. 
Introducing and supporting team on new business opportunities to achieve individual new business target Liaising with colleagues across the Aon global network on Global Client programmes. 
Responsible for adherence to business processes, systems and procedures (including usage of e.g. applicable client service model, applicable insurer online platforms) and Aon insurer security policies where relevant. 
Working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company. 

About you
As a Client Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include;   
  • Experience of credit insurance, credit management or related sector a requirement
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office and IT systems   
What we’re looking for in you:   
  • Enthusiastic and innovative
  • Team player
  • Ability to handle significant workflow through efficient time management and organisation
  • Ability to use IT systems to efficiently to deliver client service
  • Self motivated and willing to use own initiative
  • Ability to find creative solutions to new problems as they arise
  • Integrity and working in a way that positively impacts our clients, colleagues and communities 
Salary and Benefits 
This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.  We also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.
To apply email your CV and covering letter to Laura Chen-Hoyle at laura.chen-hoyle@aon.com.
Experienced Client Executive, Manchester based.
Marsh currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Client Executive to join their Major Accounts Team in the Trade Credit Practice, based in Manchester. This is an exciting time for an ambitious individual to join Marsh's growing organisation and develop their career. 
Position Overview 
  • As a Client Executive you will work with both new and existing accounts, you will direct their profitable handling and growth through a commitment to best practice and client service excellence. 
  • This role offers an individual the opportunity to manage a portfolio of blue-chip, global clients including both placement and advisory activity. 
  • You will identify and agree strategies for each clients’ risk management, risk financing, insurance needs and objectives and work with clients to maximise the business opportunities and broaden the product offering. 
  • We are looking for someone with proven experience in managing large, complex client accounts. 
  • Insurance experience would be an advantage but we would also be keen to hear from individuals who have had a career in banking or finance. 
  • Experience of negotiating with Board Directors of major organisations is key as well excellent communication and influencing skills. Department Overview Marsh JLT Specialty’s Trade Credit Practice helps sellers manage receivables risk — and a wide range of other trade-finance issues — by providing access to credit insurance solutions worldwide. 
  • The team are based in Manchester but the client book is National outside London. 
To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to debra.brown@mmc.com

About Marsh 
Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. 
We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. 
Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. 
Visit www.marsh.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MarshGlobal.
Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: pension, health and welfare, tuition assistance, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/.
We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/diversity. Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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