Regional Manager Manchester - Commercial UK & Ireland
About Atradius
The Atradius Group provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide, and has a presence through 160 offices in 45 countries. Atradius has access to credit information on 100 million companies worldwide and makes more than 20,000 trade credit limit decisions daily. Its products help protect companies throughout the world from payment risks associated with selling products and services on credit.
Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Regional Manager in our Commercial UK & Ireland Unit in Manchester.. Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the role provides the opportunity to strategically manage the regional portfolio for sales and servicing in line with agreed targets and across a portfolio of national and independent brokers based in the area.
Job Requirements
This vacancy is open to all candidates with a proven record at senior management level or as a development opportunity based on experience. The successful candidate will have an excellent command of strategic business processes and first class organisational abilities.
The role demands expertise in setting the agenda and leading negotiations at a senior level with our distribution partners, both with existing and potential clients at MD or FD level and with our Atradius colleagues. Due to this it is essential that the successful candidate has highly developed interpersonal and presentational skills, together with a confident and persuasive manner.
The successful candidate will also have a proven record in developing relationships with high profile companies and dealing with the top decision makers. The ability to prioritise and achieve deadlines and work well under pressure, whilst remaining highly driven ,will also be a key strength.
Using your entrepreneurial and leadership skills, you will be managing, leading, inspiring and motivating the sales and servicing teams whilst maintain key customer and broker relationships. In addition to this you will have the opportunity to develop and implement challenging commercial plans for the Region.
Essential Skills
Our growth will only come through providing a ‘best in class’ service to both our customers and broker network. It is therefore essential that the successful candidate has the following: - A first class commercial background in a ‘business to business’ environment.
  • Proven staff Managerial skills
  • Proven sales management and leadership skills#
  • Strong relationship management and negotiation skills
  • The right attitude, commitment and drive to achieve target 
Please forward your CV and covering letter GBUKJOBS@atradius.com.
CREDIT INSURANCE ADMINISTRATOR / ACCOUNT HANDLER 
TL Dallas & Co Limited – Bradford Office
For more information on the company visit www.tldallas.com
TL Dallas is one of the UK's leading independent Insurance Broking and Risk Management companies with offices throughout the UK.  We have a long and distinguished heritage and have been providing insurance services and solutions since 1919. We believe it is the relationships we have with our clients that allow us to fully understand their insurance requirements and our pursuit of continued service excellence is at the heart of all we do. Our people are key to our success and our values; Trust, Collaboration, Integrity and Commitment are ingrained into the TL Dallas culture and we pride ourselves on providing the very best advice and service to our clients!
An opportunity has arisen to join the Credit team as a Credit Insurance Administrator / Account Handler, based in either our Bradford office.
The ideal candidate will have Trade Credit experience, or come from a banking or finance background. However, candidates with degrees in business, law, or finance will also be considered.

The Role
  • The role will involve, providing clerical/administrative support to Account Executives and the rest of the Credit team. Maintaining high service levels, ensuring we meet and exceed our client’s needs and expectations.
Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting Client Executives with the daily servicing of our clients and with the renewal process
  • Providing support and guidance to clients regarding their policy terms and conditions
  • Negotiating with insurers regarding client limit requirements
  • Preparation of renewal or new business reports
  • Assist with overdue reports and/or claims notifications
  • Monitor commission from insurers
  • Adhere to business processes, systems and procedures
  • Ensure complete adherence with other training and compliance requirements specified by management or the company
Candidates Skills & Competencies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced driven environment, both autonomously as well as within an established team
  • Needs to be highly organised and needs to be able to monitor and manage multiple tasks, with a proven ability to work in a demanding environment
  • Has to be a flexible team player and skilled in developing and maintaining relationships at all levels
  • Have the ability to listen and acquire new skills
  • Able to evidence sound commercial and financial awareness
  • Clear understanding of regulatory issues within an insurance or financial services organisation
  • Excellent customer service skills and has an eye for detail and accurate data entry
  • Liaising with insurers and using specialist software to source products and competitive prices or solutions for customers or prospects 
IT literate in Outlook, Word & Excel and competence with the use of Acturis would be a particular benefit.
If you think you are the perfect candidate for this role, then please submit your CV to jonathan.smith@tldallas.com before the closing date of 31/01/2019.
Salary Competitive depending on experience/plus company benefits.

   Atradius - Underwriter – Africa & Israel Team. Based in Cardiff
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Risk Underwriter in our Team in Cardiff .This role allows you to work with a dynamic, friendly and highly experienced team of risk staff underwriting the Africa and Israel markets. You will have the opportunity to work closely with Account Management/Global and New Business Teams to strengthen Atradius’ position in the market. We also closely cooperate with our Risk Teams in Mumbai and Dubai and in close cooperation with our Strategic Partners like in South Africa (CGIC) and Israel (CLAL). The role offers exciting travel opportunities to do market, buyer, customer and/or partner visits in our region.
You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the business as Atradius’ Cardiff office also houses Risk Underwriting - UK, UK Global, UK Commercial, Collections, Claims and IT. Experience life in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, with the office being located in Cardiff Bay, an ever-expanding UK business hub.
Job Description:
The Risk Underwriter is responsible for reviewing requests for trade credit insurance cover from both new and existing customers. Includes financial and political risk analysis, applying underwriting principles and procedures to support a new risk or modify an existing strategy. Building and maintain good market and trade sector knowledge is key.
We are looking for someone who preferably has: 
  • a degree in Finance / Economics / Accounting
  • knowledge of relevant analytical techniques and ability to analyse financial statements
  • an understanding of worldwide economics & interest in worldwide current affairs
  • ability to interpret external reports and economic information
  • ability to manage a buyer/ country portfolio
  • ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure
  • ability to write and present proposals to our Credit Committee and produce Country Underwriting Guidelines
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to work with MS office applications 
Requirements:
Candidates will ideally have at least three years risk underwriting, credit management or analytical experience. An ability to work within a team environment is key. Candidates should also be confident to work independently.
The ability to focus on service to customers is a key requirement and the successful candidate will be able to clearly demonstrate a positive attitude and proactive approach. Strong communication skills are pivotal to the role, including the ability to discuss complex risk issues confidently. The successful candidate will be able to assimilate information and process workflow quickly and arrive at decisions promptly without detriment to quality. From the start, you will obtain a Personal Development Plan and an experienced mentor.
Candidates should be aware that the position would involve overseas travel so a flexible approach to working hours is important. Fluent written and spoken English will be essential. An additional language (esp. French) would be a real plus.
Please forward your CV and covering letter GBUKJOBS@atradius.com. Applications must be submitted by 20th December 2018.

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