Sales Support Consultant

Recruiter
Legal & General
Location
Hove
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


  • Company Info
  • We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that's thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, 'social responsibility' is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you'll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.
  • Department Info
  • At Legal & General Insurance we look after our customers throughout life, death and everything in between so that you know that everything that's important to you is protected. With over 180 years' experience in providing Insurance policies, our customers trust us to be there and to do the right thing.
  • Job Duties
  • Principle Accountabilities

    Assist in delivering Workplace Health & Protection distribution targets, by providing sales focused, professional and accurate service that leads to profitable growth.

    Work closely with distribution team to agree sales plans and ensure that these are adhered to.

    Work closely with Customer Service teams to ensure delivery of service within agreed timescales.

    Actively discuss, negotiate, capture and analyse broker requirements enabling the most appropriate route for both quotations and queries.

    Ensure delivery of agreed new business targets at required levels of profitability by negotiating and making decisions on contract price, terms & conditions across the full range of Workplace Health & Protection products.

    Actively develop strong relationships with key personnel within the broker firms and proactively follow up quotes as agreed with the account manager, ensuring that all correspondence is logged on the CRM system.

    Daily use of salesforce.com CRM system to record own activity and work alongside relevant account manager to use this information to identify opportunities.

    To accurately and effectively administer Group Protection new business enquires within agreed service levels.

    Maintain own network of internal and external relationships to create support structure, which will enable the job holder to meet customer requirements and make the most of opportunities identified.

    Personally maintain a high level of knowledge of products, trends and developments in Group Risk market and ensure appropriate feedback to the proposition team is communicated to ensure our position in the marketplace is maintained.

    Utilising the training and development facilities within Legal & General, take ownership of your own development in the role, to maximise the quality of service to our customers.

    Assist in the preparation of materials for and attend Roadshows where appropriate, to ensure customers have a clear understanding of L&G Products.

    Assist in the preparation of materials for Beauty Parades to ensure customers have a clear understanding of L&G proposition.

    Analyse and provide agreed levels of Management Information within agreed timescales to management.

    Ensure Legislative, Revenue, Disclose and Regulatory requirements, which apply, to Workplace Health & Protection are adhered to and that Legal & General's standards and policies are upheld.
  • Skills Required
  • Product

    Has an excellent understanding of Group Risk products.

    Has a good understanding of the systems on which the contracts are administered.

    Has an understanding of Legal & General's offerings.

    Technical

    Has good understanding of legislative, regulatory developments.

    Pass CII GR1 exam within first 18 months.

    External

    Has a good understanding of market competitors.

    Has a good understanding of competitors' proposition.

    Has a good understanding of legislative, regulatory developments.

    Presentation

    Good presentation skills.

    Able to match presentational style to appropriate audience.

    Ability to present to management level.

    Follows control procedures.

    Planning / Organisation

    Attends and contributes to regular team meetings / calls.

    Manage time effectively.

    Is able to display priority planning.

    Effective recording of management information.

    Communication

    Negotiates effectively with internal and external clients.

    Listens effectively.

    Develops good contacts internally and externally.

    Delivers messages clearly. (e-mail & phone)

    Analytical

    Is able to fully analyse management information and interpret key issues.

    Provides regular scheme update reports (where appropriate).

    Judgement

    Makes decisions based on the assimilation of data and facts.

    Acts in an appropriate manner/Behaviours
  • Benefits
  • Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days' (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

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