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Vacancies 

This is a selection of the current vacancies that we are handling for local companies. 
 
We are continually working on new job vacancies in Bedford and surrounding areas therefore even if the jobs on this page are not of interest to you we would be happy to receive your CV. This will enable us to match your experience with new opportunities as they arise. 
Healthcare Assistants 
Reference: 
Katie 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£8.75 - £9.75 
 
HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS URGENTLY REQUIRED 
 
Previous experience would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be given. Immediate start. 
DBS is needed. 
 
For more information please contact Katie on 01234 248960 
 
Trainee Insurance Administrator 
Reference: 
J06.2998 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17K-19K 
Role Definition 
Provide technical and admin support to the Property & Casualty Division. Ensure that responsibilities are completed in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies. 
 
Key Responsibilities 
Clients 
Develop strong relationships with the Divisional teams 
Respond to the teams’ requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Markets 
Develop strong relationships with markets 
Maintain any ongoing delegated authority contracts appropriately and cost effectively 
 
Administration 
Assist in the creation of comprehensive broking, client and other types of documents 
Processing of slips, quotes and indications 
Technical duties (including data entry, credit control, chasing subjectivities) 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems for the teams 
Interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
 
 
Skills and Abilities needed to perform the role 
Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation 
Ability to work effectively within a team and answer queries from less experienced members of staff 
Prioritisation and organisational skills 
Self motivated 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders 
Able to undertake and demonstrate competence in technical training, as required by the industry regulator 
Willingness to study for professional examinations 
 
Knowledge and Experience 
Experience in a similar role is desired, but not essential 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market is preferable 
 
 
Professional Qualifications 
GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Grade A-C in English and Maths essential 
A level (or equivalent) 
Progression towards gaining professional qualifications is desired, but not essential 
 
 
Salary: £17.5 - £19K 
 
Location: Bedford 
Commercial Insurance Consultant 
Reference: 
S09.3034 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K-£40K  
 
Our client hold insurance programmes for over 2,500 clients which equates to over 4,500 policies. As an established and growth orientated company, their projected premium income for the forthcoming 12 months should grow and exceed £15m. As relationships with their preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all their clients and employees alike. Based on the fact that their renewal retention lies at 96% of their commission/fee income, their service speaks for itself. 
 
For them, experience is not everything. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is keen to learn and develop quickly, who can work in an outbound telesales environment where teamwork, transparency and a positive attitude are critical to their success. They’re all about growing our future and you will be expected to play your part. 
 
You will have a passion for sales and business development, together with a determined and courageous attitude towards sales discussions and negotiations. They invest in training and provide funded formal qualifications for staff, together with personal and team coaching to support you on your journey. Experience of being involved in insurance, sales or marketing in some capacity would be advantageous. 
 
They provide one of the best benefits packages in the business, including the unique opportunity to earn from your own renewals book, which comes with huge earning potential and long-term opportunity. They also have highly competitive individual and company wide bonus schemes, monthly sales awards, numerous other incentives and corporate events that team members can enjoy. 
 
Working hours are 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. They are located in Bedford and offer a great working location with free parking. Their offices are modern and innovative and provide the perfect platform for people to thrive and develop. 
 
They offer a competitive starting salary depending on experience and the potential to earn significant additional bonuses. 
 
Salary: £25 - 40K D.O.E. 
Telesales 
Reference: 
S09.3033 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£9.00 per hour 
We are looking for an enthusiastic Telesales Representative to contribute in generating sales and renewals for the company on a temp to perm basis. You will be responsible for closing sales deals over the phone and maintaining good customer relationships. 
 
You must be an excellent communicator and have superior people skills, also comfortable presenting company services over the phone, as well as dealing with complaints and doubts. 
 
The goal is to help the company grow by bringing in customers and developing business. 
 
Responsibilities 
Contact potential or existing customers to inform them about company services and renewals 
Answer questions about the company services 
Ask questions to understand customer requirements and close sales 
Enter and update customer information in the database 
Take and process orders in an accurate manner 
Handle grievances to preserve the company’s reputation 
Go the ‘extra mile’ to meet sales quota and facilitate future sales 
Keep records of calls and sales and note useful information 
 
 
Requirements 
Proven experience as telesales representative or other sales / customer service role 
Proven track record of successfully meeting sales quota preferably over the phone 
Good knowledge of relevant computer programs and telephone systems 
Ability to learn about the services and describe / explain them to prospective clients 
Excellent knowledge of English 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
Cool tempered and able to handle rejection 
Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints 
 
 
Salary: £9.00 per hour – Temp to Perm Role 
 
Location: Bedford 
Internal Sales 
Reference: 
010.3039 
Location: 
Letchworth 
Salary: 
£18K-20K + Bonus 
Due to our continued success and subsequent expansion, we now require further office based telesales persons. 
Our Blue Chip client base means the position involves NO COLD CALLING, but instead the following up of previous provided quotations and general courtesy calls to our customers, ensuring that they have all they need from us. 
We are a B2B manufacturing and supply company and do not supply the general public. 
Applicants should be bright, enthusiastic and have an excellent telephone manner and basic computer skills. 
Successful candidates will enjoy a basic salary of circa £18 - 20K, plus the opportunity to earn additional work related bonuses. 
Positions are Full Time PAYE with all usual associated benefits 
Due to significant and continued growth, the Hertfordshire based, UK leading manufacturer of PVC-U windows and doors has a new exciting career opportunity and is seeking a high calibre candidate to join the company as a Sales Advisor. 
This is a full time permanent vacancy, working 40 hours per week with potential for overtime. Hours of work are from 8.30am to 5.00pm; Monday to Friday. 
The company is looking for a professional, highly motivated candidate who is looking to join our rapidly expanding business with a large, existing Blue chip client base. The company offers excellent remuneration based upon experience, with fantastic opportunities for career progression. 
The position will require the successful applicant to raise awareness and introduce our Company as the appointed and approved supplier for made to measure PVCu windows, doors and conservatories. The person will need to advise the clients of exactly what services and products are available to them from the company and to encourage the depots to send in work for quotations and order. These depots require internal account management with regular telephone contact. 
Candidates will need to be confident, polite and have good organisational skills as well as attention to detail. Although the position does not involve direct selling, an aptitude for a 'sales approach' is required since the person is required to build long term trading relationships with clients over the telephone. Candidates, therefore, must have previous sales experience although not necessarily within the Glazing industry. 
 
Required experience: 
• Any Sales or Telesales experience: 2 years 
Insurance Sales Executive 
Reference: 
J01.2943 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K - £40K D.O.E. 
Are you a driven salesperson with a proven track record of exceeding targets? 
 
Do you have Business-to-Business sales experience? 
 
If so, have you ever considered becoming an insurance broker? 
 
Due to rapid growth, this progressive client is looking for numerous sales executives to add to their dynamic and vibrant sales floor. 
This client, a Top 100 UK Independent broker specialising in the commercial insurance industry, has a refreshingly positive and enthusiastic perspective on how to win and retain business and offers a lively working environment to match. You will be based in Bedford and support will be provided throughout your journey within the business. 
 
With an energetic working environment and uncapped earnings, a strong sales person will absolutely thrive within the business. Given the ambitious yet realistic expansion plans, longer-term progression opportunities may also be available to the right candidate. The client will also pay for your education to become Cert CII qualified and bonuses are paid on completion. 
 
General duties: 
Working on warm sales leads generated by a closely-linked telemarketing team 
Selling market-leading insurance products to prospective clients 
Retaining repeat business at times through excellent service standards 
 
Essential personal skills: 
Proven track record in exceeding sales targets 
Driven and hungry approach toward sales 
Enthusiastic persona with the desire to succeed 
 
Commission/Bonuses 
8% on all business landed 
The next year at renewal, if the client renews you will earn 8% of the renewal and many times the clients premiums increase due to growth. This is also conducted by a dedicated renewals team giving you the opportunity to focus on selling – current retention rates are 90% across the business 
Most business sold in a month earns a £500 bonus 
Most business sold in a quarter earns a £1000 bonus 
The salesperson of the year wins 2 first class tickets to any destination in the world 
Consistency bonus scheme – if you hit target 2 months in a row you earn £100, 3 months £200 and 4 months £750 and you will be paid £750 a month for every month where you hit afterwards. 
 
Salary: £25K-£40K D.O.E. plus uncapped commission and bonus structure 
 
Location: Bedford 
Sales Support Consultant 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£16K-£22K 
Working for a Commercial Insurance Company based on the outskirts of Bedford who are looking for a Sales Support Consultant. 
 
Duties include tasks such as; helping clients / policy holders with any queries or problems they may encounter and acting upon this, liaising with insurers via phone or email, adjusting existing policies, completing questionnaires on behalf of policy holders and more. 
 
The company are now in their 14th year of business. They have grown at a swift pace and are now on course to exceed £15 million when it comes to their premium income. As the company is continuing to grow they have expanded their offices and are looking to double the amount of staff they have within the next 5 years. Evidently in order to do this they are in need of personnel who have Sales/Accounts Management experience. The knowledge of insurance is not needed as they will run you through the fundamentals as well as push you through Cii exams; giving you mocks and tutelage. They are keen to build upon what they have achieved over the last 14 years, as well as inspire the Graduates who come through their sponsored academy. 
 
These would be the initial responsibilities but they would look to progress you into either Renewals, Claims or into an Insurance Consultant. 
 
The hours are from 9.00am -5.00pm Monday-Friday with Bank holidays off. 
 
Salary is £16-22 + 15% OTE DOE 
Sous Chef 
Reference: 
S09.3030 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K-£27K 
This well established client is looking to appoint a Sous Chef for their prestigious hotel. 
Your main duties will include all aspects of running a busy kitchen and help create new and exciting dishes for the menu using all fresh ingredients. 
 
You will need to have a strong background in a similar establishment and be ready to take some new ideas with you. 
 
Experience is essential of working within a fast pacing hotel environment. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
To prepare and present all hot and cold food items from the main kitchen to the agreed standards. 
To participate as a team member in the Kitchen during, Lunch and Dinner service. 
Responsible for maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance 
To keep all kitchen and work areas clean and tidy at all times and observing all food handling regulations and requirements. 
Comply and with all Policy and Procedures 
 
Skills 
Excellent organisational skills 
Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
Good customer care 
A team player who is prepared to assist colleagues and move from one activity to another as required. 
Attention to detail 
A commitment to completing a high standard of work to specified deadlines and timescales. 
 
Knowledge and Understanding 
Good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation 
Through knowledge and understanding of nutritional and allergy requirements 
Full understanding of food controls 
 
 
Salary: £25K-27K – 40 hours a week 
Location: Bedford 
Trainee Insolvency Administrator 
Reference: 
010.3038 
Location: 
Milton Keynes 
Salary: 
£14K- £18 K 
Job summary 
Assist the managers and administrators with the administration of their portfolio of cases, control own portfolio of cases 
 
Job context 
Liaising with various parties including directors/creditors/employees/agents in all stages of cases. 
Preparing paperwork/notices for initial meetings on liquidations and company voluntary arrangements, individual voluntary arrangements and bankruptcies. 
Systemisation of both bankruptcy and liquidation cases. 
Creditors - dealing with creditors’ reservation of title issues and agreeing/rejecting claims 
Employees – dealing with employee claims. 
Debtors’ correspondence – collection of debts. 
Periodic reviews of case progression. 
Annual reports to creditors. 
Dealing with redirected mail. 
Vouchers for cashiers. 
Box inventories/boxing company records. 
Paying dividends to preferential and non-preferential creditors. 
Closing non-dividend cases. 
Assisting with the preparation of individual voluntary arrangements, company voluntary arrangement proposals, creditors and reports. 
Attending some marketing activities. 
 
Working Conditions 
Open plan office. 
Small friendly team that works closely together. 
35 hour week (9.00am to 5.00pm). 
There is a flexi-time system in operation. 
23 days holiday plus statutory days per year. 
Training may be given to gain insolvency and/or accountancy professional qualifications. 
There are annual performance reviews. 
Strong support for guidance on everyday work. 
Great opportunity for career progression. 
 
Candidate Profile 
5 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English, at level C or above. 
3 ‘A’ levels or equivalent – Maths, Economics, Law, Accountancy or Business Studies would be an advantage. 
High level of PC skills including Microsoft Word and Excel. Some exposure to insolvency specific software such as IPS would be useful, although not essential. 
Strong attention to detail. 
Practical and logical approach to work to enable efficient case progression. 
Ability to work within a team environment and support all staff. 
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills together with good numeracy and accuracy skills. 
Initiative and the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise tasks. 
An ability to deal with people in stressful situations. 
 
Salary: £14-18K 
 
Location Milton Keynes 
Sales Executive 
Reference: 
J01.2939 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K-£30K 
Responsible for 
Helping the sales team forward and to aid the growth of the business by answering inbound calls and hunting out and winning back lost business through contacting dormant clients. 
 
Main purpose of job 
To answer incoming calls with the view to getting a sale. 
To forensically follow up any lead, no matter how big or small. 
To look at our existing customers list for the past couple of years and pick out the large companies that we can try and get in with more. 
To look at our existing customers list and find clients that have become dormant, and to try and find out why this is, and to get them back on board. 
 
Task:- To answer calls 
Expected Standards 
The company expects you to answers inbound calls within 3 rings and to answer technical queries with the view to getting the sale there and then. You also need to get all the clients details to ensure the system is up to date and the notes on the CRM System are maintained and up-to-date. 
 
Task:- To forensically follow up all Leads, No matter how Big or Small 
Expected Standards 
Getting a wide variety of enquires, ranging from £30 to £800,000. The Company expects 
every lead to be followed up in a timely manner to increase sales. Every follow up is to 
noted on the CRM. 
 
Task:- To win back lost business 
Expected Standards 
Not all your time will be taken up with answering inbound calls and follow ups, so we expect you to contact old existing companies to try and grow them and if a client has stopped 
buying altogether, we expect you to call them, find out why and re-kindle the relationship. 
 
Task:- Attending relevant Conferences and exhibitions to meet the new and existing 
clients to grow a contact. 
Expected Standards 
Attending exhibitions can be very beneficial to get in front of clients and some key decision makers for large corporate companies. The aim will be to get the contact details for later use in developing good sales leads. Conferences will need to be managed and looked at more carefully. Attendance at any event will need approval. 
 
Tasks:- Other Sales related tasks 
Expected Standards 
To help out where necessary in the office or out on the road with any sales related jobs that other members of the tea, need assistance with. A key task that will fall into this area will be assisting with our on-line chat platform. 
Corporate Insurance Broker 
Reference: 
J07.3009 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
Upto £35K D.O.E. 
Role Definition 
To facilitate the prompt placement of insurance contracts in accordance with the client's requirements and needs, in a timely manner, all in accordance with regulatory requirements and acting in the best interest of the client at all times. 
 
We would like to recruit someone to join our fast paced and dynamic broking team with an emphasis on placing General Commercial Insurance for SME and Corporate Clients and supporting Account Executives (& others in the client service teams), to deliver an excellent and comprehensive service in the administration of new business, renewal and mid-term changes so that customers’ needs are best satisfied through suitable cover and pricing. Offering real diversity of expertise and challenge, this role will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to expand and grow their experience. 
 
The successful applicant will ideally be educated to degree level (or industry equivalent) and should have a minimum of two years previous broking experience. 
 
It is important to us that applicants share an affinity with the companies culture and values. 
 
Key Responsibilities 
Ensure transactions are conducted with full transparency 
Accompany other team members on client visits as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
To have and maintain an appropriate level of technical expertise within a challenging environment 
To develop client relationships, working with colleagues and suppliers as appropriate 
To deal with new and renewal business, including mid-term changes. 
To record and deal promptly with any telephone enquiries/other verbal enquiries, exercising own judgement, based upon knowledge and experience, as to when to refer to senior colleagues 
To ensure files are completely accurate in accordance with Company Rules and Procedures. 
Ensure that all Company Rules and Procedures are followed at all times 
To ensure companies high levels of business retention are maintained 
 
Skills and abilities needed to perform the role 
Relationship Management 
Help conduct negotiations to achieve the optimum solution for clients, and a mutually acceptable outcome to the insurer and the business. 
Understand the insurance market and develop knowledge of product ranges and market requirements. 
To ensure consistently high service levels, liaison with peers, Broking Manager and Directors as appropriate. 
Gain clients’ confidence in your capability to understand and meet the business’ insurance needs. 
Maintain professional relationships with our insurer partners. 
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and with all contacts 
 
Teamwork 
Work well within a dedicated and productive team 
Contribute ideas and opinions to continually improve the team’s capabilities and increase client standards 
Provide assistance to colleagues through sharing knowledge, and helping with client and work pressures 
To be supportive and flexible 
To be able to work independently, acting on own initiative 
 
Personal Management 
Able to prioritise and manage own workload, keeping the Team Manager informed of any potential issues in a timely manner 
Ability to meet tight deadlines 
Respond positively and effectively with incoming phone calls 
Maintain a daily diary system 
Ensure continuous training is undertaken and recorded in accordance with Companies procedures 
 
Knowledge and Experience 
Able to work within a team, supporting colleagues at all levels, including coaching and training 
Trustworthy, with an ethical approach to renewal relationships and business dealings 
Able to use MS Word and Excel without supervision 
Able to use Sector system to maximum potential, following appropriate training 
Some relevant experience (e.g. in accounts handler) required 
Good understanding of relevant regulatory and legal frameworks 
 
 
Professional Qualifications 
Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) 
A levels minimum (or equivalent, is desirable) 
Attainment of the LLMIT (the Lloyd's and London Market Introductory Test) 
DIP CII qualified is preferable, or willing to continue/commence study to achieve this qualification 
 
Salary: Upto £35K D.O.E. 
 
Location: Bedford 
Graduate Insurance Consultant 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£16K - £22K 
Our Client holds insurance programmes for over 2,500 clients which equates to over 4,500 policies. As an established and growth orientated company, our projected premium income for the forthcoming 12 months should grow and exceed £15m. As relationships with our preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all their clients and employees alike. Based on the fact that our renewal retention lies at 96% of our commission/fee income, our service speaks for itself. 
 
For us, experience is not everything. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is keen to learn and develop quickly. You may begin your career with our client in their dedicated Admin or Accounts teams, but the fluidity and flexibility of the Academy ensures that should you show the competence, drive and commitment to a career with us, then there is no obstacle to movement to the Sales Support and Renewals teams, and ultimately to your graduation as a qualified specialist construction insurance consultant. We’re all about growing our future. 
 
You will be sponsored to achieve a certificate in Insurance through the Chartered Insurance Institute. Our Client understands the benefit of developing ambitious and motivated people and it is our hope that the Academy will produce the future leaders of the company. 
 
We provide one of the best benefits packages in the business, including the unique future opportunity to earn from your own renewals book, which comes with huge earning potential and long-term opportunity. We also have highly competitive individual and company wide bonus schemes, monthly sales awards and numerous other incentives and corporate events that team members can enjoy. 
 
Working hours are 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. We are located in Bedford and offer a great working location with free parking. Our offices are modern and innovative and provide the perfect platform for people to thrive and develop. 
 
We offer a competitive starting salary depending on experience and the potential to earn significant additional bonuses. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. 
 
Salary: £16K - £22K 
 
Location: Bedford 
 
Claims Administrator 
Reference: 
M03.2894 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£20K  
 
ROLE DEFINITION 
The company is a wholesale global broker, supporting international clients by delivering a range of insurance and reinsurance broking products and solutions, developed around specialist insurance lines. This team is focused on supporting the business by delivering effective and compliant onboarding of clients, insurers and other parties. They may be required to work with colleagues who are based in other global locations. The job holder will ensure that responsibilities are completed in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Administers processes to ensure successful onboarding of client, insurers and third parties. 
Utilises appropriate administration systems to establish relevant information and keep accurate records. (Current systems are Global and ARAS) 
Works closely with other members of the team to ensure that Security and Counterparty Queries are effectively resolved 
Deals with enquiries from the business and is able to explain issues, concisely and clearly 
Respond to the department’s general administration support requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
SKILLS & ABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ROLE 
Good written and oral communication skills 
Able to solve problems 
Able to prioritise work effectively. 
Works well in a team environment ensuring that colleagues are aware of any relevant issues. 
Keyboard skills and is able to utilise Microsoft office products 
 
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE 
No previous experience of working in a similar role is necessary although an understanding or working knowledge of the London insurance market would be advantageous. 
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 
• Educated to A level standard or equivalent 
 
Based In Bedford, Salary £20k 
Claims Technician 
Reference: 
011.2925 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
An exciting entry level position exists for a bright and enthusiastic person seeking to build a career in the Insurance industry. 
 
As a Claims Technician you will join our Specialty Claims team based in Bedford. You will be assisting the administration of clients’ claims in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies to achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. 
 
The successful candidate is likely to be seeking an entry level position where training and development will be given or may already have office based experience and be looking to develop a career in insurance. 
 
This is an ideal opportunity for a confident, personable and hardworking individual to work in a great team whilst gaining valuable experience to progress. 
 
 
Key responsibilities 
Clients 
Develop strong relationships with divisional teams 
Respond to the teams’ requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Administration 
Process claims in accordance with the claims OPM 
Create claims documents when appropriate 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the company systems 
Interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
 
 
Compliance 
Ensure compliance with all applicable Group and/or Company policies and procedures 
Ensure correct authorisation is obtained and processes followed when required by the Group and/or Company policies and procedures 
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements 
Ensure that own performance, HR and T&C records are up to date and meet the Group and/or Company’s requirements 
Maintain accurate records and deal with correspondence appropriately. 
 
Skills & Abilities 
Attention to detail with ability to process information accurately 
Ability to work effectively within a team 
Prioritisation and organisational skills 
Self-motivated 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders 
Able to undertake and demonstrate competence in technical training, as required by the industry regulator 
Willingness to study for professional examinations. 
 
 
Knowledge & Experience 
Experience not essential, training will be given 
Basic technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market and the impact this has on the claims process is ideal 
Previous experience of working in a team or customer focused environment would be ideal. 
 
 
Qualifications 
A level Grade A-C (or equivalent) 
 
 
Salary: £17.5K 
Academy Graduate/Trainee 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18K-£20K 
 
Our Client holds insurance programmes for over 2,500 clients which equates to over 4,500 policies. As an established and growth orientated company, our projected premium income for the forthcoming 12 months should grow and exceed £15m. As relationships with our preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all their clients and employees alike. Based on the fact that our renewal retention lies at 96% of our commission/fee income, our service speaks for itself. 
 
For us, experience is not everything. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is keen to learn and develop quickly. You may begin your career with our client in their dedicated Admin or Accounts teams, but the fluidity and flexibility of the Academy ensures that should you show the competence, drive and commitment to a career with us, then there is no obstacle to movement to the Sales Support and Renewals teams, and ultimately to your graduation as a qualified specialist construction insurance consultant. We’re all about growing our future. 
 
You will be sponsored to achieve a certificate in Insurance through the Chartered Insurance Institute. Our Client understands the benefit of developing ambitious and motivated people and it is our hope that the Academy will produce the future leaders of the company. 
 
We provide one of the best benefits packages in the business, including the unique future opportunity to earn from your own renewals book, which comes with huge earning potential and long-term opportunity. We also have highly competitive individual and company wide bonus schemes, monthly sales awards and numerous other incentives and corporate events that team members can enjoy. 
 
Working hours are 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. We are located in Bedford and offer a great working location with free parking. Our offices are modern and innovative and provide the perfect platform for people to thrive and develop. 
 
We offer a competitive starting salary depending on experience and the potential to earn significant additional bonuses. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. 
Account Executive 
Reference: 
S09.3035 
Location: 
London 
Salary: 
£28K-£45K 
ROLE SUMMARY 
To manage client’s insurance requirements in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies to achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. 
 
Negotiate with markets to obtain the best available terms to meet the clients’ requirements. 
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 
Achieve Results through Relationships with All Parties 
Deliver a personal performance that contributes towards the Company achieving its objectives 
Achieve lasting relationships with all parties (clients, markets, suppliers, third parties and other staff) 
 
Delivery of Service 
Consistently deliver an excellent and comprehensive service 
 
Conduct and Integrity 
Ensure all dealings are carried out with integrity and professionalism 
Act in utmost good faith, in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies and never risk the Company’s reputation 
 
 
Development and Professionalism 
• Continuously develop skills and knowledge 
• Develop others where you are responsible for their performance 
 
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES 
Clients 
• Develop strong relationships with clients 
• Ensure transactions are conducted with full transparency 
• Deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and third parties 
• Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Broking/Administration 
• Assist in the creation of comprehensive client and broking documents 
• Technical duties (including data entry, credit control, chasing subjectivities) 
• Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems 
 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
Compliance 
Ensure compliance with of self and team with all applicable Company and/or Group policies and procedures 
Ensure correct authorisation is obtained and processes followed when required by the Company and/or Group policies and procedures 
Ensure that self and team comply with legal and regulatory requirements 
Ensure that team’s performance, HR and T&C records are up to date and meet the Company and/or Group’s requirements 
Maintain accurate records and deal with correspondence appropriately 
Ensure compliance with Anti Bribery and Corruption policy and procedures 
 
Reporting 
• Provide relevant management information to senior management 
 
Projects 
• Manage assigned projects and contribute to other projects as required 
• Respond appropriately to urgent issues as they arise 
 
Market Awareness 
• Keep informed of all legal and regulatory developments relevant to the department 
• Share information that could be beneficial to the Company 
 
Representing the Company 
• Any other reasonable duties, as required 
 
 
Skills and abilities needed to perform the role 
High levels of numeracy and literacy 
Confident and capable communicator, both written and face to face. 
Able to develop customer focused relationships and encourages others to adopt these behaviours 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Able to work independently and use initiative 
Highly organized, with good planning/time management skills. Is proactive 
Negotiation and influencing skills (able to sell) 
Strong attention to detail 
Able to solve problems 
Able to work flexibility and to achieve tight deadlines/targets 
Professional and personable – creates a strong first impression 
Able to react positively to change 
Resilient and calm under pressure 
Team player, networks and able to build sustainable relationships 
 
 
Knowledge and Experience 
Previous experience of working as an Account Handler or similar role within insurance for minimum of 2 years 
Good understanding of Lloyds and the London market 
Strong technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market. Able to audit and check the work of others 
 
Professional Qualifications 
A level Grade A-C (or equivalent) as a minimum. Degree or other tertiary level qualification is desirable 
GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) 
Attainment of the LLMIT (the Lloyd’s and London Market Introductory test 
Progression towards gaining professional qualifications is desired, but not essential 
Information Security Manager 
Reference: 
010.3041 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
Negotiable 
JOB PURPOSE 
Develop, coordinate and maintain the delivery of an Information Security framework across the Companies Software Division, in line with the campnies (Group & Division) Policies / Standards, industry best practice, client contractual requirements and the emergence of new regulations and technology. The role will enable the alignment and support of the Divisional strategy, to deliver an effective information security and governance framework, as part of a centralised team. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES 
As a member of the Divisional Information Security Team, you will: 
Support the Divisional Information Security Strategy; 
Support a governance framework in line with The companies Policy, industry best practice, client / contractual requirements, (such as ISO standards / PCI DSS / Cyber Essentials) and relevant legal and regulatory obligations; 
Create business-focused, practical Information Security solutions for the benefit of the Division, which are compliant with The companies and industry best practices; 
Increase awareness of Information Security and Data Privacy across the Division, assisting the Division with achieving a compliance target of >95% with Group Mandatory Training; 
Provide support to the Division and its functions to ensure the effective maintenance of Information Security and Data Privacy; 
Develop and maintain industry awareness and best practices, relating to legislation & regulations, emerging threats, areas of operation and technology, surrounding Information Security and Data Privacy; and compete in knowledge transfer activities; 
Provide guidance and support to enable the Divisional functions to comply with contractual requirements, maintain required certifications (ISO27001 / PCI DSS / Cyber Essentials / HMG Security Policy Framework) and compliance with The companies Policies and Standards; 
Offer advice and guidance on Information Security and Data Privacy, to employees at all levels, to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity and availability of client and business information; 
Support the Division in managing Information Security and Data Privacy risk, in accordance with the Risk Framework and contractual requirements; 
Conduct internal audits against ISO27001 and other appropriate standards; 
Facilitate the coordination and management of scheduled external audits and Group Internal Audit activities; 
Aid with the creation, distribution and compliance of Divisional Information Security and Data Privacy Policies, Standards, Processes and Guidelines; 
Provide support, guidance and management, of security related Incidents, as appropriate; 
Provide advice and guidance to the Division, to identify common trends, review lessons learnt, with a view to prevent the reoccurrence of security related incidents and data breaches; 
Develop and maintain relationship with Division and Group functions, to support Information Security & Data Privacy requirements; 
Ensure the completion of monthly reporting requirements, as directed by the Division/ Group; 
Provide guidance and support, with regards to any future Divisional Acquisitions; 
Aid with the development, production and management of Critical Asset Registers, Threat Assessments, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery documentation, throughout area of responsibility; 
Assist the Division with the due diligence activities of new and existing third party suppliers; 
Provide practical support and guidance surrounding the inclusion of risk management, security and privacy by design of the companies Software products and services. 
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE 
As part of the role, it is expected that you have experience/skills of: 
ESSENTIAL 
Knowledge of Policies, Standards and Security/Data Privacy/Risk Framework. 
Awareness of Industry best practices (Such as OWASP and NCSC Guidance). 
Internal Audit qualifications and/or experience. 
Excellent relationship and stakeholder management. 
Commercial awareness. 
Experience in report writing, delivering presentations and developing dashboards/reports 
Experience in preparing and delivering reports highlighting risks for senior management. 
Excellent analytical, decision making and problem solving skills. 
Ability to analyse current business practices and identify areas of risk improvement. 
Ability to achieve and enhanced level of security vetting and screening. 
 
 
DESIRABLE 
Managing ISO27001 certifications and external audits. 
Appreciation of PCI DSS and cyber essentials. 
Knowledge of the Public and Private Sector security requirements. 
Ability to communicate and influence at a senior level, including Director/Senior Management level. 
Relevant regulatory/industry qualifications and desire to develop skills. 
Awareness of appropriate legislation and regulations pertaining to the industry 
Knowledge of Dev Ops and Dev Sec Ops 
One or more of - CCSP/CSTAR/CISSP/CISM/ISO/PCI FSS qualification. 
 
ENVIRONMENT 
You will be required to travel to other sites aswell as clients premises. 
You will be required to support functions and Business Units across the entire Division, in order to provide support and mitigation of key risk/issues. 
 
 
Competitive Salary 
 
Location: Bedford 
Claims Executive 
Reference: 
A08.3024 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£22K 
ROLE DEFINITION 
Administer clients’ claims in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies to achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. The job holder will have significant contacts with clients/third parties and may be required to conduct some of their transactions face to face. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Client 
Develop strong relationships with clients 
Deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and third parties 
Deal with client claims and settlements 
Accompany other members of staff on client visits as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Markets 
Develop strong relationships with markets 
Negotiate with markets to achieve the best outcome for the client 
Maintain any ongoing delegated authority contracts appropriately and cost effectively 
 
Broking/Administration 
Create comprehensive claims documents 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems 
 
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES NEEDED TO PERFORM THE ROLE 
A solid grasp of the Companies policies and procedures has developed. 
Confident and able to produce a strong first impression. 
Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation 
Ability to work effectively within a team 
Prioritisation and organisational skills 
Decision making skills 
Self motivated 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders with the ability to explain complex issues clearly 
Able to undertake and demonstrate competence in technical training, as required by the industry regulator 
Willingness to study for professional examinations 
 
 
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 
Preference will be given to job holders who have previous experience of working in a team or customer focused environment 
Familiar within both the Lloyds and company markets 
Basic technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market and the impact this has on the claims process 
 
TEAM LEADER 
Manage the performance of the allocated team 
Ensure high standards of quality and service 
Keep broking teams fully informed at all times 
Undertake reporting responsibilities and report back to management 
Train junior members of the team 
Lead by example 
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 
GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths essential 
A levels or equivalent are desirable 
 
 
Salary: £22K 
 
Location: Bedford 
Mental Health Solicitor - Luton 
Reference: 
A08.3019 
Location: 
Luton 
Salary: 
£40K D.O.E. 
This is a great opportunity for a driven Mental Health Solicitor to join our client’s busy office in Luton. The successful candidate will undertake a varying caseload of mental health matters, delivering a personable and high-quality approach at all times. 
 
Responsibilities 
Representing clients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. 
Treatment and aftercare issues 
Lawfulness of continued detention 
Attending Manager Hearings and Mental Health Review Tribunals 
Human rights issues 
Meeting firm set billing targets 
Maintaining up to date knowledge of development within your specialist field 
 
The Candidate 
Solicitors at all levels of experience 
Technically proficient in all aspects of mental health 
Exceptional attention to detail would be beneficial 
Highly organised, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines 
A confident advocate 
 
 
Hours: 9:00am – 17:30pm Monday to Friday Immediate Start 
 
Based in Luton 
 
Salary upto £40K – depending on experience. 
Maintenance Engineer 
Reference: 
Lisa Ford 
Location: 
Kempston 
Salary: 
£22K-£30K D.O.E. 
We are looking for an Maintenance Engineer to maintain: 
 
Production Machine Hydraulics 
Electrical/Pneumatic Systems 
Welding experience would be advantageous. 
 
Salary: £22-£30 D.O.E. - Immediate Start 
 
Location: Kempston 
Picker/Packer - Chicksands 
Reference: 
Lisa Ford 
Location: 
Chicksands 
Salary: 
£8.21 per hour 
Production Operative 
Working for a food factory based in Shefford just outside Bedford. Picking and packing Potatoes, onions, Garlic & carrots. You will be working in a nice clean environment overalls and boots provided. Staff Canteen with vending machines with lunch at subsidised prices, free hot drinks vending machine, with Free Wi-Fi also a large television. 
With Free on-site parking and daily sales of large bagged vegetables to all staff. 
 
Paying £8.21 per hour temp to perm role. 
 
The hours are Sunday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.30pm 
 
Can supply transport for non-car drivers within the Bedford area. 
 
Healthcare Assistants - URGENTLY NEEDED 
Reference: 
Nisha 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£9.20p/h plus bonuses 
Our client is looking for full-time or part-time carers, must speak and write good English, also have their own vehicle. 
 
Full training is given and you must have a DBS. 
 
Good rates of pay offered for loyalty and commitment. 
 
 
£9.20 per hour plus additional bonuses 
 
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Operations Administrator 
Reference: 
010.3042 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£22K-£25K 
This is an important position within our company to help the smooth day to day operation of the service we provide to our clients. The role will be a vital part of the next stage of our business development that will see the company grow over the next 3 years and we would welcome the right person to join us on this exciting journey. 
Next year we will be moving to our new office close to the Marston vale forest centre which will be a great place to work. 
 
The role 
 
Management and updating of Job logic CRM 
Management of client pre planned maintenances and monitoring of performance targets 
Assigning Assets to clients on CRM to ensure technicians have precise itinerary of service items on site when they visit 
Booking in all client works, logging on CRM and assigning technicians. 
Booking in site surveys for surveyor 
Assigning client contracts and reviewing on an annual basis 
Management of updating of company details to clients i.e insurances etc 
Management and review of subcontractors, insurances and DBS checks 
Central station applications 
Police URN applications 
Petty cash, receipts, expenses to be managed and collated for outsourced bookkeeper 
DBS and police checks for new staff and contractors 
Staff ID cards 
Other administration task as required 
 
The main objective of this role is to ensure that each task over a period is assessed then systemised and processed so that in theory anyone could read, understand a process and then carry it out. 
The applicant would with our input be expected to undertake this as part of the role. 
 
 
Location: Bedford 
 
Salary: £22-25K Permanent Role 
 
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