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New Opportunity - Administrator



Prestige Underwriting is part of the Prestige Group which incorporates AbbeyAutoline Insurance Brokers, Bond Lovis Insurance Brokers, Stroll Insurance, Prestige Underwriting Services (Ireland), Customer Claims Assist, Covernet, Octane London Market, and Reliable Vehicle Solutions.

JOB TITLE: Administrator

location: hybrid options

Location flexible across one of our region offices - GB offices (Basildon / Ipswich) or NI in Carrickfergus/

Purpose of the Job

The post holder will provide dedicated administrative support to the Prestige Managing Director and Underwriting Senior Team (Directors and Heads). In addition, the post holder may be required to support departments on an ad-hoc basis, i.e., customer-related activity. This will be a hybrid role and the successful candidate will need to have reasonable access to either the Basildon or Ipswich offices (applicants in GB) or West Street (applicants in NI).

Job Accountabilities

  • Provide dedicated administrative support for the Underwriting Managing Director, Directors, and Heads of Department, including diary management, making travel bookings, handling phone calls, assisting with expenses, dealing with general enquiries and requests, dealing with email and other correspondence.
  • Ensure all necessary arrangements are made for the smooth running / hosting of virtual, office-based, and offsite meetings including diary co-ordination and room preparation / management.
  • Support the management and day to day running of the office, including maintaining office supplies.
  • Provide support to the MD, Director, and Heads of Department for virtual, office-based and offsite meetings, including the preparation / dissemination of meeting materials and taking formal minutes as required.
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority and liaising with clients, suppliers and other staff, both virtually and office-based, as required.
  • Support the coordination of key internal and external communications from the MD, Director, and Heads of Department, as and when required.
  • Support the planning, co-ordination and delivery of events and initiatives as / when required i.e. BIBA, MGAA.
  • Undertake internal and/or external training as deemed necessary by the Company.

General Duties

  • Ensure compliance with all Company policies and procedures, including health and safety procedures.
  • Carrying out other functions as deemed necessary by the Managers for the effective operation of the Company.

What we’re looking for

  • 5 GCSEs grade C or above, or equivalent inc. Maths and English, plus 2 A Levels grade C or above (or equivalent) / or commensurate experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Who we’re looking for

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accuracy with high emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Time management skills to be able to prioritise and work on a variety of tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Highly organised with good planning skills.
  • Ability to prioritise time and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.

How Do I Apply?

You can apply here.

What we offer in return

  • Hours of work; 35 hours per week Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm
  • 31 days annual leave (inclusive of Bank/Public holidays), with additional annual leave accruing based on length of service
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Eye Care Scheme
  • Staff Insurance Discounts
  • Service Awards
  • Continuous Learning and Development

Closing Date: Monday 23rd may 2022