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Senior Commercial Account Executive

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR 650 - R 600 K
Job TypePermanent
EducationAIISA + FAIS
Experience10 years +

Job Description

One of our clients, a well-known International Insurance Company, is seeking a Senior Commercial Account Executive to join their office in Johannesburg


• Obtaining required insurance broking information

• Drawing up underwriting profiles

• Production of new business

• Marketing of the insurance portfolio (local and international)

• Compliance with all servicing and renewal minimum operating standards

• General commercial underwriting and administration experience

• Credit and cost control

• Quality standards

• Timely and accurate submissions of monthly variances, forecasts and new-business reports

• Achievement of budgeted income

• Achievement of new-business target

• Prospect for pipe-line business

• Maximisation of growth potential from existing clients through up-sell, cross-sell and enhanced service

• Retention of existing clients through implementation of a retention strategy

• Pre-renewal, Renewal, Claims and Strategy Meetings

• Assisting with difficult claims

Personality Requirements:

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Customer liaison and insurer staff at management level

• Problem solving skills

• Good conflict handling and listening skills

• Plan effectively and use sound judgement when making decisions

• High work ethic with the ability to work under pressure

• Positive team player, self-motivated and reliable

• Build good relationships with colleagues, clients and insurers

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

• Comprehensive knowledge of the South African and international short-term insurance markets

• Sound understanding of basic policy forms, i.e. Multimark III Asset Wordings, etc.

• Minimum of 10 year’s commercial insurance experience

• Knowledge of and experience in handling short-term insurance and markets

• FAIS Compliant + Commercial FIAS Credits


• RE 1 + 5 Exam

• Presentation skills (Microsoft Office - Excel)

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Lizelle on 011 807 8064

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