New Business Team Leader

  • Job Reference: 106163
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Croydon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Role:

We have a great new vacancy for a New Business Team Leader to join the team at Cobra Underwriting.

You will lead, manage and motivate a highly effective new business team. Take responsibility for achieving business deliverables in addition to maximising the performance of the team and The provision of excellence in service and TCF through adherence to company procedures and regulatory requirements.


To role model CNU behaviours to lead, manage and motivate the team
To set individual business targets in your designated area of responsibility
To be accountable for the team’s performance, motivation and growth, through effective performance management processes, retention and employee development
Work with CNU management team to conduct weekly and monthly team meetings to ensure business objectives are cascaded to team and performance is on track
Ensure all team members have a performance development plan in place and manage/support performance issues to ensure all team members are delivering to achieve business targets
Conduct regular 1:1s and annual appraisals with your team ensuring that the team have SMART objectives set aligned to the business strategy
To challenge current process and provide solutions for improvement and customer service delivery in accordance with TCF
Devise effective method to support Network’s sales team and attend Network meetings as and when required
Devise agent visit plan to enhance business relationships with selected agents and improve development


Experience of working within a Regulated FCA environment is desirable
Proven understanding of commercial new business underwriting
Good past history of achieving new business objectives
Managing new business development for key accounts
Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of CUA wordings and products.
Good technical knowledge of commercial business, especially, commercial combined, contractors and property classes
You will need to have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, must be computer literate, be able to prioritise workload, hit deadlines and have a positive can do attitude.

Further information

As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -

Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days
Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
Company pension scheme
Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
Referral schemes
Discounted rates on PIB products

Why Work For Us?

Cobra Underwriting Agencies (CUA) offers an extensive range of commercial, property and package products all underwritten under established delegated authorities with leading insurers.

Our brand is exclusive to Cobra Network members, offering underwriter-led service for a variety of commercial insurance solutions.

Cobra Underwriting is part of PIB Group, which means that we can enjoy the strength and leverage that come with being part of a larger group for the benefit of our people as well as our customers.

Ref: 106 163