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Current Vacancies

NFU Scotland Group Secretary / Insurance Sales Agent

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire


About NFU Mutual and our agency network


At NFU Mutual, we do things differently. We take the time to understand the needs of our customers, offering personal face-to-face service through more than 300 local branches. As the country's leading rural insurer we deliver tailored insurance policies to suit individuals and their farms. We may have made our name in farming, but our insurance covers extend to everything, from your home and car to business and livestock.

It is our Agents and their members of staff that continue to build relationships within their local communities, taking the time to understand our customers needs so that they can offer the insurance cover appropriate to them. The agency has an established loyal base of rural clients and agricultural business in which you will play a key role on fulfilling the Agency's growth potential.
 
Our Thainstone Agency is looking for an Agent to work alongside its existing and established Agents.  As the country's leading rural insurer we deliver tailored insurance policies to suit individuals their farms and commercial businesses. We may have made our name in farming, but our insurance covers extend to everything, from your home and car to your business, livestock and financial services. The agency has an established loyal base of personal clients and businesses which you will develop and add to, helping to fulfil the Agency's growth potential.


Your opportunity as an NFU Mutual Agent & NFU Scotland Group Secretary


This means you’ll need a combination of personal and professional qualities. You’ll be an excellent communicator, great with people from a wide range of backgrounds, with the ability to spot a sales opportunity and develop new business. As well as being a strong and influential business leader, you’ll also be an inspirational and motivational manager to your team. Collaborative, positive and supportive, you’ll give them opportunities to develop their talents, while making sure they work to all relevant regulations and standards of compliance.

You’ll also play a major role in the farming community as your area’s NFU Scotland's Group Secretary. NFU Scotland represent the voice of agriculture up to the highest levels. You’ll play a major role in this, championing local farmers’ interests, arranging local meetings and events, recruiting and retaining members and keeping them up-to-date on union policy. This will put you at the heart of the local rural community, giving you the chance to make the most of new business opportunities for your agency. With full backing from the union, you’ll have access to expert advice and specialist support on everything from policy and increasing membership to marketing and media.


Rewards and benefits


You’ll be joining an established business, so won’t need to make any up-front capital investment and as a self-employed Agent, your income will be incorporated within the business financials. You’ll have the freedom to grow the business; to recruit, reward and develop your staff; and to lead with the autonomy of an entrepreneur, all with the backing of a major organisation. As well as investment support, we’ll give you access to a full range of courses at our dedicated Training Academy, such as sales, business and finance planning, team recruitment and NFU Mutual products. We’ll also support you in gaining your Cert CII.

On target earnings for your first year will be £80k based on the current renewal income of the Agency.

Is being an NFU Mutual Agent right for you?

Before you register your interest in becoming an Agent with NFU Mutual, please ask yourself the following questions.

  • Do you have an affinity or passion for farming?
  • Do you enjoy interacting with people, building networks and playing an active role in the community?


 If the answers to these are yes, then we are looking forward to hearing from you.


Ready to apply?


For an informal discussion please call Michaela Holder on 01789 202080 or alternatively email michaela_holder@nfumutual.co.uk to find out more.

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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