Insurance Sales Advisor

  • Job Reference: 941790168-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Avencia Consulting Services
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £21,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Great Commission/Bonus & Benefits
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking to develop your career within Business Change & IT?

Help us support the delivery of strategic projects within our change portfolio here at Markel.

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Business Change team here in Leeds. The Business System Administrator role is a key component of our Change team which supports the strategic project delivery within the change portfolio, initiating and implementing small change and process simplification and improvements, working with cross functional teams across the whole of the business and with third party system providers.

What you ll be doing:

Engage with business representatives to define and document product build requirements

Attend and contribute to product design workshops

Work with our IT team to ensure all interface/infrastructure details are captured and to help with clarification of requirements for functional and technical specifications

Pose relevant questions to help identify the source of issues and ensure that solutions are suggested and raised that address these issues

Support the ongoing system improvements, working very closely with peers and IT colleagues throughout the change lifecycle, from initiation through to testing and implementation

Build products in the new system from scratch and carry out show and tell sessions with Product Managers and business stakeholders to demonstrate the build so far and to gain approval to progress

Provide input into project documentation including; product specifications, product matrix, risk and issues logs, change logs and status reporting

Our Must Have's:

Educated to degree level (either IT, Business Studies Maths, Physics) or have proven analytical work experience

Strong numeracy and analytical skills with a structured approach to problem solving, able to proactively contribute to a major business change

Competent IT skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Ability to document complex concepts in a clear and concise manner

SQL experience or knowledge is a bonus!

Who We Are:

Markel Corporation (NYSE MKL) a fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, specialist advisory and investment operations around the world.

In each of our businesses, we seek to deliver innovative products and adaptable customer service so that we can be a market leader. Our time horizon is long-term, our approach is disciplined, and our focus is on continuously improving the quality of the customer experience.

What s in it for you:

  • A great salary plus additional bonus, incentives & benefits
  • 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy / sell extra leave
  • Fantastic company matched pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, a cycle2work scheme, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer
  • There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we ll provide the support needed to do just that!

What Next:

Choose Apply Now to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

Markel celebrates the value of a diverse workforce that brings experience and expertise from a wide variety of backgrounds and life circumstances. Whatever your background, if you feel you meet the requirements of this role then we want to hear from you. We are also happy to consider candidates who are looking for flexible working patterns.

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