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German Sales Adviser

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Business 2 Consumer
€30,000 to €40,000 per annum
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Abrivia Recruitment are seeking a German Sales Adviser to join a well established international insurance provider. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse and multicultural team.

Key Responsibilities

* Handle incoming enquiries 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 maximise customer service & sales
* Liaise with both the Underwriting and Administration teams, where required, to ensure sufficient consideration and communication takes place within established SLA`s
* Be able to negotiate on premium levels to secure the business without compromising the rates charged
* Always have the diligence and mindset to act in line with internal procedures and guidelines, 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 the call centre 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

* Fluent written and spoken English and German
* 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
* Completion, progression or willingness to start the relevant insurance qualification (or equivalent foreign qualification)
* Highly motivated, disciplined and autonomous person

Behavioural Competencies

* Sales driven & client focused
* Proven Sales Skills and Business Acumen
* Honesty & integrity
* Perseverance
* 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 prioritising work and working on own initiative
* Strong organisational, time management and negotiations skills

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Marian O’Dwyer from Abrivia Recruitment at or alternatively call Marian at 01 531 3726.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01 531 3726
Contact: Marian O'Dwyer

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