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Senior NFU Mutual Agent & NFUS Group Secretary (Bearsden, Glasgow)

Have you got the ability to grow the NFU Mutual’s £3 million financial services business, develop the NFU Scotland’s loyal membership and be a business leader in Bearsden?

Our ideal candidate will excel at building trusted, long-term customer relationships and enjoy working within the local agricultural community. You’ll also have a pro-active, commercially astute approach to managing a business. It would be beneficial if you have experience of working in or with the Insurance or Agricultural industries but it’s not essential and won’t hold you back from potentially becoming an Agent.

As well as being able to develop and grow a customer base, you’ll demonstrate a dynamic, forward thinking leadership approach to the team within the branch. You and your team will be working in partnership, selling NFU Mutual’s award-winning products, while championing Scottish farming and promoting NFU's range of membership services.  NFU Scotland provides unrivalled assistance to support farmers, growers and champions Scottish farming. You will be a key member of the local community and the point of contact for advice, expertise and help.

NFU Mutual’s attentive, personal and local service is what makes us so different and it’s our Agents/Group Secretaries and everyone within our network who contribute to this. With the support of NFU Mutual and NFU Scotland behind you, you will benefit from high retention rates and an established business. At every stage, we’ll help you to be the very best that you can be.

With this combination, we would expect by the end of your first year that your commission income would be up to £50,000. However, it does not stop there, as your income will grow as you develop and expand your agency.

Closing date: 12th February 2017
Assessment Centre: 27th February 2017 (located at NFU Mutual's Head Office in Glasgow).
Second stage interviews: TBC (located locally to the Agency).

Please note you’ll be working on a self-employed basis and will not be directly employed by NFU Mutual.
 

Future Agent Programme - Scotland

The Role
We’re launching an exciting fast-track Future Agent Programme throughout the UK to provide the training, support and development you need to become an NFU Mutual Agent and farming representative. During the 12-month programme you will be employed by NFU Mutual / the relevant farming union and gain the necessary skills and experience to run your own NFU Mutual Agency business, along with a professional insurance qualification. Towards the end of the programme you’ll be able to apply to become a self-employed Agent, where you’ll develop strong relationships and business links with our members, selling NFU Mutual and the relevant farming union’s products and services.

With previous experience of sales you need to be highly motivated, with a desire to be your own boss by managing and leading a successful team. You’ll be an excellent communicator, have a flair for figures and a passion to grow and develop a business. You’ll have the ability to form excellent relationships with our customers and colleagues and be acceptable to relocation.

Initially you will be based in one of the following locations, however there is a requirement to be able to relocate to other areas of the UK, enabling you to successfully complete the 12 programme.

Downpatrick, N. Ireland.  Kilmarnock, Scotland.  Sedgefield, County Durham. Bury, Greater Manchester. Royston, Hertfordshire. Reading, Berkshire.  Thornbury, South Gloucestershire. Swansea, Wales.

For further information and to apply please click on the following link and use job number S&AD00569: www.nfumutualcareers.co.uk/search-vacancies
 

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