Account Director

Employer
Employment Specialists Ltd
Location
Chelmsford Chelmsford, Essex Essex, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Dec 29, 2020
Closes
Jan 23, 2021
Ref
1876988723
Job Role
Director/Board
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
Our Client, a major name in Insurance Broking, has an excellent opportunity for an Account Director to work with large Corporate clients who are major national and also global organisations.

This is a significant role, leading the delivery of first class risk management service to a portfolio of major clients.

Your clients will be blue chip organisations with involved requirements, you'll gain their trust to provide sound advice, outstanding insurance and risk management solutions, and to create opportunities to provide expanded and associated products and services.

This is a great career opportunity if you are a senior Client/Account Executive working on the largest risks in the market. Alternatively if you are an Account/Client Executive with experience of complex, big-ticket cases, looking to work at the very top level with a Global leader.

You will be responsible for the revenues of those clients and their interests will be at the heart of the way you do business.

As an Account Director your responsibilities will include:

Determine appropriate solutions, structure, price and placement strategies that meet the clients' needs and deliver profitable business
Lead and deliver the end to end ongoing client service
Understand the clients' business and their risk management needs and look for solutions to deliver those needs
Proactively develop appropriate solutions and proposals to ensure excellent client retention rates
Design programme and pricing structures based on market and client knowledge
Grow existing portfolio by identifying new from existing opportunities
Identify decision makers within clients, establish and maintain active relationships with these people
Drive the sales process by winning and retaining profitable new clients
Manage KPIs/SLAs to ensure targets are met To be a successful Account Director you will demonstrate:

Excellent Commercial Insurance knowledge gained across all classes of business and by working with major Corporate clients
First class communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
Drive, tenacity and considerable commercial flair with the ability to lead others to achieve excellence
A track record of success both in gaining and retaining large Corporate accounts
Integrity, credibility and presence at senior levelsWhile you will have significant contact with your clients and all the internal teams, it is a role that you can perform Working from Home and also remotely, although being able to travel and visit locations across the Midlands