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Insurance Practitioner Apprentice Coeus Insurance Management Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity to enter the insurance sector, with full support provided in order to achieve professional qualification(s) such as the Certificate in Insurance with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to enhance career progression within our organisation beyond completion of the apprenticeship programme.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, 30 minute lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001795139

  • Positions

    2 available

The apprentice will assist with the profitable handling and growth of existing and new client accounts on Commercial and Corporate Risks, either on a direct basis or supporting the Account Executives in all activities related to the placement and administration of a portfolio of clients to ensure best practice is achieved to retain existing clients whilst pro-actively working to win new accounts and grow revenue.

The successful candidate will receive full in-house insurance specific training provided by specialist Insurance Trainers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve a thorough understanding of the insurance basics, Insurance principles and Insurance Broking market
  • Liaise with client executives regarding placement strategy for policies existing renewals and assist with the annual renewal administration and general insurance queries
  • Participate in new business initiatives & tenders
  • Request and review underwriting information
  • Support the preparation and submission of accurate market presentations in consultation with the Account Executives
  • Support in the analysis of quotes and work with insurers to negotiate cover and premiums
  • Assist with the preparation of client reports for renewal, and specific projects as required
  • Act as direct point of contact within service team for day to day client insurance queries on certain accounts
  • Act as support and alternative point of contact to Account Executives who manage the client relationship
  • Administer mid-term changes to risk
  • Strive to deliver best practice, market-leading service and solutions for all clients
  • Develop strong working relations with carriers and or underwriters to create innovative approaches to unique client needs and provide cohesive client service
  • Support the claims process from notification right through to completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong IT skills including full competency in Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and be able to work flexibly when required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to create a rapport with customers and colleagues
  • Customer Services experience preferable but not essential

Personal qualities

  • Professional
  • Punctual
  • Smart in appearance
  • Enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE, or equivalent, qualifications including maths & English (Minimum Grade 6/B)
  • A Level Qualifications or equivalent

Future prospects

Full support with career progression and further Insurance specific qualification being obtained. We expect the individual to complete the ‘Certificate in Insurance’ within the first 15 months of employment, with further training, support and qualifications to develop with the business to be offered after completion of the apprenticeship.


About the employer

Coeus Insurance Management are a proactive practitioner-based Insurance Broker, Claims Management Adviser and Risk Management Adviser. We provide our clients with bespoke, cost-effective, risk solutions through our trading divisions of:

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Corporate Insurance
  • Private Clients

Coeus Insurance Management was formed in 2013 to advise other Companies and Professional Firms on the full spectrum of insurance requirements necessary to protect their businesses and assets. With over 50 years combined experience.

Employer

Coeus Insurance Management Ltd

Address

Unit 33

Unit 33

Hansby Drive

Liverpool

L24 9LG

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Training

Training provider

Skills Edge

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills Edge

Contact

Calvin Goodson 01603 577962 Calvin.Goodson@skillsedge.co.uk

You will work towards:

  • Insurance Practitioner Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Certificate in Insurance (CII)

The programme will consist of the following:

  • Learning and development programme that includes the CertCII (typically IF1, IF2 & IF10)
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of successful Insurance Practitioners
  • Free CII membership for non-members through the CII Aspire Apprenticeship Programme
  • Includes the CII study books and exam entries
  • Fortnightly workshops for each IF exam from our CII approved trainer
  • All workshops recorded and available on-demand
  • Interactive chat, forums and class note books for real time support and assistance from experienced and qualified insurance professionals
  • Exam tips, tricks, and strategies
  • Regular tutorials and assessments with your dedicated trainer 
  • Functional skills if needed

Apprenticeship standard

Insurance practitioner

Level 3 (A level)


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