Welcome to the October 2022 issue of Credit Insurance News Digest. 
This month's issue is sponsored by Tinubu.

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New Appointments

Career Opportunities
Assistant Broker
Cardiff, Wales
Willis Towers Watson (now WTW) – UK Trade Credit insurance team (within Global Financial Solutions).
The role will be ‘hybrid’ based in Cardiff or Reading, with some requirement to travel to other locations. You will be responsible for supporting colleagues managing a portfolio of clients and prospects with shared accountability for retention of clients and supporting and broking new business.

The Role
  • Supporting the UK Trade Credit Team in all aspects of work understanding the clients’ business needs
  • Support colleague’s business development activity, assisting in marketing, and placement 
  • Supporting Brokers in client account administration with the goal to retain and develop a profitable portfolio of accounts, including day to day care of clients’ programme in a timely and accurate manner 
  • Assisting with financial reporting, budgeting, and account set up (including billing and income allocations)
  • Documentation production and review 
  • Capturing and loading market data on WTW systems
  • Assisting brokers with placement queries
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant products and services offered by WTW 
  • Ensure transparency of agency and other commitments made to carriers and clients 
  • Supporting UK Trade Credit Team deliver optimisation of revenue from new and existing clients
The Requirements
  • Educated to A Level or Degree level (or equivalent) or with relevant insurance experience (or similar)
  • Confident and articulate with commercial awareness 
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills, good administrative efficiency and IT skills (Microsoft Office 365)
  • Excellent communication (written & oral) negotiation and influence skills & interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and time management
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment where lateral thinking, initiative, self-motivation, problem solving, and decision-making skills are crucial
  • Ability to represent the practice and WTW with integrity and credibility 
  • Interested in pursuing industry qualifications as part of ongoing development- E.g. CII and/or CICM
  • Full specialist training to be provided with encouragement and opportunity to expand and grow the role
The above list is intended to be as accurate a reflection of the role as possible. However, it may be revised from time to time if different tasks commensurate with the role or level of responsibility are needed to be performed and/or when circumstances change.
To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to jennifer.donaghy@wtwco.com.
WTW is an equal opportunity employer.
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