Apprentice Office Administrator/Insurance Account Administrator Lockton

Lockton has achieved significant success in recent years with strong organic growth and positive client and employee feedback.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £288.46

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001308225

  • Positions

    1 available

This is reflected in the ongoing growth and expansion of the Lockton London office where the Corporate team continues to develop at pace in line with business wins and investment in talent.

In line with this sustained growth, this division is looking to appoint an individual to provide pivotal support across the team. This is an interesting and varied blend of administrative support to the wider office, working in support of the PA to Head of Risk Solutions North, coupled with more specific Insurance-based account administration support to a several Account Managers.

This is an experienced, industrious team which sits in a wider office of approximately 30 Associates operating in a friendly and welcoming work environment.

There is some scope in terms of the type of candidate that this role would be suited to. On one hand, it represents an excellent opportunity for an entry -level candidate to join the business and start their Insurance career. In this case you may have completed ’ A’ Levels recently and this could be an Apprenticeship opportunity whereby there will be full training and support to enable you to work towards a fully funded professional qualification be it Business Administration or a more Insurance focused course of study.

Alternatively, you may be a more experienced Administrator looking for a new role or perhaps returning to work after a break from this type of position. Indeed, there is some flexibility as to whether the position is full or part time, providing you are present in the office no later than 9am on any given working day in order to be able to welcome visitors and coordinate meetings.

A normal day would include

Office Administration:

  • Reception duties- welcoming visitors, coordinating meeting room,  providing refreshments and arranging catering
  • Distribution of post
  • Understanding IT and printing equipment in order to troubleshoot where required
  • Stationary management and ordering
  • Document binding
  • Facilities tasks including coordination of cleaning staff

Insurance Account Administration, (assisting in account support services to Lockton clients):

  • Preparation and issuance of invoices
  • Diary management
  • Maintenance of records
  • Preparation of forms/ documents
  • Verification of information and resolution of routine problems

What you could go on to do

There will be full training and support, which will aid the successful Claims Associate in working towards a fully funded professional qualification either in Business Administration, or in a subject that caters more specifically towards a career in Insurance.

How you will be supported

Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Skills Company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A desire to work within the Insurance sector, with an interest to gain an understanding of the claims process in particular;
  • Good inter-personal skills and be able to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing;
  • An ability and attitude to support wider claims team in reaching and exceeding work-team objectives and Key Performance Indicators;
  • An ability to develop insurance knowledge through formal and informal learning;
  • An ability to manage time, prioritise and ensure that deadlines are met without compromising quality;
  • A good understanding of the MS Office Suite, including Outlook & Excel.

Personal qualities

  • PC appreciate/ Microsoft/ Windows/Typing & keyboard skills
  • Basis use of word-processing/email/ intranet and internet
  • Basic/Intermediate use of spreadsheets and databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with clients, insurers and other colleagues
  • Ability to manage time, prioritise and ensure deadlines are met without comprising quality
  • If the successful candidate is looking to build and develop their career, there is potential within the role to gradually increase your remit of responsibility as Account Administrator with a longer term view of progression to Account Manager. Please note that this won’t be immediate and you will be required to ‘learn the ropes’ and deliver a broader base of administration work for at least the medium-term.

Qualifications required

Solid educational background, with good A-Level qualifications in essay based or analytical subjects
Minimum 2 A Levels Grade C and above or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

About the employer

Lockton is a largest global independently owned insurance broker in the world, with an enviable record of growth over the last few years. They operate out of multiple territories and have an international branch network.

Employer

Lockton

Address

Gable House

239 Regents Park Road

London

N3 3LF

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Training provider

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced  Level Apprenticeship gaining an NVQ Level 3 qualification in Financial Services.

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance > Insurance Practitioner

Training provider

ECONOMIC SOLUTIONS LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Solutions Ltd


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017