Peace of mind, since 1954

Saffron Insurance has been providing security, comfort and peace of mind to the people of East Anglia for over sixty years. Friendly, experienced and expert, with an extensive knowledge of the region, staff are committed to supplying the highest possible standards of customer service. A service clearly appreciated by many as business retention rates are currently running at over 90%.

Well, why would you go anywhere else? 

National presence, local service

We are members of Broker Network, which is a national network of professional independent brokers working as one to source specific products and better premiums for all our clients.

Together, we place over £500 million of insurance premiums every year. Making us one of the largest, most influential broking groups in the country. Our membership gives us a national presence, but with the personal service only a true independent broker can provide.

Work with us at Saffron

Our latest vacancies are listed below. If you are interested in joining the team but can't see any suitable vacancies it doesn't hurt to contact us anyway. We are always keen to hear from individuals who feel they could bring something different to our business.

Please send your covering letter and CV to our recruitment team.

Current Vacancies

Commercial Account Handler

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: TBC
Location: Saffron Walden
Closing Date: 31/01/2019
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Commercial Account Handler

Saffron Insurance, a leading Commercial Chartered independent brokerage with offices across East Anglia, has an exciting opportunity within our commercial department. We are looking for a Commercial Account Handler to be based at our Royston Commercial Centre. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 year’s experience within the commercial insurance market and be able to work effectively, as part of a team. Qualification to Cert CII level is highly desirable. It is essential to be motivated and committed to maximise the potential that his opportunity offers. 

Key Responsibilities

Effective handling of allocated work ensuring high levels of customer service are achieved

Sales to provided leads and retention of allocated Commercial Lines cases

Identify cross selling opportunities (commercial and personal)

Resolve or progress complaints effectively within company guidelines

Make effective day to day decisions. Support other team members. Use initiative and be proactive

Resolve complaints effectively within company guidelines

Experience, skills and qualifications

CII Certificate. If not held - CII Certificate to be obtained within two years.

Sound knowledge of the Commercial Insurance market

Sound knowledge of all Commercial Division processes and procedures

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Senior Private Client Adviser (Team Leader)

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: TBC
Location: Saffron Walden
Closing Date: 31/01/2019
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Senior Private Client Adviser (Team Leader)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Senior Private Client Adviser to join our successful Private Client Team. The Private Client Team is a central part of Saffron Insurance and is going from strength to strength.  

We are looking for a highly focused individual that has the appetite to make this team their own and drive sales whilst maintain an excellent level of customer service.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and manage the team

Oversee renewals

Drive sales

Maintain customer service

Develop new business and markets.

Experience, skills and qualifications

Good knowledge of Open GI and software packages desirable, however full training on systems and products will be given.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience of:

Handling high net worth and non-standard insurance products to a high level

Microsoft Office

Strong communication skills, especially on client visits

Qualifications:

Maths and English GCSE or equivalent

Minimum Cert CII qualified 

It is essential to be motivated and committed to maximise the potential that this opportunity offers, in a fresh, dynamic environment.

 

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

 

 

Community

Community

Over the years, Saffron Insurance has actively supported many local charities, clubs, and community activities. We believe in giving not only money but also time, in terms of employee volunteering.

Aquisitions

Aquisitions

Continually striving to improve and grow our business, we now have offices throughout East Anglia with plans to launch more branches over the next twelve months. If you are open to offers of acquisition, we would welcome the opportunity to discuss it further. For an initial chat please contact Keith McGregor on 07711 028597.