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

Client Adviser - Personal Lines

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: TBC
Location: Cromer
Closing Date: 30/11/2018
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Client Adviser - Personal Lines

Saffron Insurance has a great opportunity for you to further (or launch) your career working for a professional, growing and dynamic insurance broker with offices across East Anglia.

Our team has a vacancy for an Client Adviser who has experience with Personal Lines insurances.

Key Responsibilities

The role offers clear progression routes and a rewarding career path in a growing business.  You will be given the opportunity to learn, achieve and broaden your customer service skills by building essential relationships with our clients and insurer partners. Above all we will support you to become professionally qualified.

The role combines both phone contact and face to face meeting.

We are proud to have been awarded the prestigious title ‘Chartered Insurance Brokers’ for our Commercial Division.

Experience, skills and qualifications

A personable and friendly demeanour

Ability to learn quickly and absorb detail

Good numeracy skills

Proven communication skills, both written and spoken

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

A strong team ethic

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.

1st Line Technical Support Analyst

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: TBC
Location: Saffron Walden
Closing Date: 30/11/2018
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1st Line Technical Support Analyst

Saffron Insurance, a leading independent brokerage with offices across East Anglia, has an exciting opportunity for a 1st Line Technical Support Analyst based in Saffron Walden. This role can be offered as part of a apprenticeship scheme.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to provide 1st line support to the 140+ employees of Saffron Insurance located across 12 offices.

Experience, skills and qualifications

Desktop maintenance, specifically Windows Desktop 7 – 10

Windows Server 2008 – 2012 R2 domain support:

Awareness Active directory Topology

Client administration (setting up user accounts and emails)

Experience of Group policy

Office 365 service management

SQL server

Spam filtering.

Firewalls including NATing and routing.

 

Proven ability to problem solve in logical and analytical way.

Ability to work to own initiative.

Printer / photocopier maintenance and repair.

Basic networking and telecoms exposure. Understanding of IP v4 LAN, DHCP services DNS, VLANs etc.

Basic software installation and deployment.

Good MS Office skills, predominately MS Excel.

Excellent communication skills.

Excellent timekeeping and time management skills

 

Advantageous Skills or Candidate will learn during the Apprenticeships

Exposure to server / client virtualization solutions. Ideally Hyper V, VMware V-sphere.

Experience of Remote desktop services, ideally Server 2012 R2 RDS.

Experience of maintaining and developing a bespoke / proprietary solutions.

Programming / scripting experience, T-SQL, Windows power shell.

Experience of systems migrations.

Experience of Antivirus / endpoint solutions in a LAN environment.

 

No Recruitment Agencies please. Full UK Driving Licence essential. 

 

 

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.