Excellent opportunity for German Sales Professionals in Dublin!

EUR35000 - EUR45000 per annum
11 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Gisele Graciutti
Job Type
Our client operates as an international insurer on almost every continent. The company has deep roots in its home market: Western, Northern & Southern Europe. In Central & Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific our client is one of the leading international insurance companies.

Role: Sales Advisor - Direct Individual Business (German)

Key Responsibilities

-Handle incoming inquiries from prospective clients & provide information on insurance solutions in line with clear service standards.
-Achieve quotation and sales targets from pipeline of incoming leads from both the call-centre as well as the online lead collection tool
-Monitor the application pipeline of "your clients" so that appropriate follow up communication happens in a professional and timely manner to maximize customer service & sales
-Liaise with both the Underwriting and Administration teams, where required, so as to ensure sufficient consideration and communication takes place within established SLA`s. Included under this point is the timely follow up of further or missing information required as part of the application process
-Illustrate & convince applicants of the superiority of insurance solutions.
-In certain cases be able to negotiate on premium levels so as to secure the business without compromising the rates charged.
-Always have the diligence and mindset to act in line with internal procedures and guidelines, so quotation activity is aligned with Company policy in terms of Sales; Underwriting & Compliance.
-Use initiative to proactively seek out solutions to prospective clients insurance requirements whilst always respecting established guidelines and the necessity to refer certain cases to your line manager.
-Participate in required training and education to keep pace with product modifications, competitor positioning, industry developments & initiatives and sales skills.
-Ensure the communication touch points between prospective clients and works as smoothly as possible.
-Maintain activity & client records in line with Department policy
-Develop and build relationships with internal stakeholders and external clients
-Participate in the training of other team members & contribute to specific projects linked to improving Individual Business Sales & Customer Service.

Experience Required

-A third level degree or other professional qualification.
-Minimum of two years work experience in a phone based sales role with a proven track record of exceeding targets in an inbound / outbound sales environment within a fast paced, target oriented culture.
-Financial services or insurance experience is desirable but not a pre-requisite.
-Fluent written and spoken English and German.
-Highly motivated, disciplined and autonomous person
-Fluency in German and English

Behavioural Competencies

-Sales driven & client focused
-Proven Sales Skills and Business Acumen
-Honesty & integrity
-Service orientated
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Excellent communication skills both verbally & writing
-Excellent problem solving skills
-Highly motivated. Positive attitude & innovative
-Ability to work under pressure, achieve targets, deadlines and service standards
-Capable of prioritizing work and working on own initiative
-Strong organisational, time management and negotiations skills

On offer:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in growing multicultural company committed to empowering its employees and furthering their development. A competitive remuneration and benefits package is offered, including healthcare, pension, life & disability, travel subsidy, discounts on home and car insurance, sports & social club and support for professional studies

To apply and learn more about this role, send you most updated CV to Gisele.Graciutti@manpower.ie

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