Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Share this Job 100358 Job Summary Zurich Life Assurance plc is looking for a Broker Consultant who has the ability to partner with our extensive relationships with financial brokers. As a Life Broker Consultant within Zurich, the successful candidate will be part of the strongest and most successful broker consultant team operating in the Irish financial services market. Your Role As a Broker Consultant your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following: • Work closely with financial brokers, allowing them to deliver superior service to their clients. • Understand the needs of a panel of financial brokers and their clients and help fulfil those needs with the use of Zurich products. • Work to exceed targets by building and growing profitable relationships with our financial broker network. • Identify how the technical expertise within Zurich can be properly focused and delivered to the financial broker network. • Be a business partner to the financial broker and deliver the help needed for the financial broker to expand and be more efficient in running their own business. • Create, develop and manage relationships with a panel of financial brokers to promote Zurich and drive sales. • Understand the market place and industry developments when dealing with our distributors. • Understand how the Irish broker business works – current position, future aspirations and how Zurich can partner with them. • Improve and update product and market knowledge and apply knowledge appropriately. • Manage own priorities and make effective use of resources available Your Skills and Experience As a Broker Consultant your skills and qualifications will include: • Strong technical knowledge of life, investment and pension products. • Strong academic qualifications, minimum QFA qualified together with a commitment to attain relevant technical insurance qualifications. • Excellent and deep understanding of the intermediary marketplace, competitors, as well as intermediary business models. • Strong communication skills with the ability to adapt style to the individual needs of intermediaries and able to network and successfully build relationships. • An ability to engage on an individual and/or group basis through high degree of presentation skills with an ability to make a positive impact and build rapport with others. • Self-motivated, goal orientated and resilient. • The ability to achieve qualitative and quantitative individual targets under set business targets. • Effective personal organisational/business planning skills. • Proven ability to think creatively and to innovate. • Problem solving, decision making and judgement. Additional Information Primary work location is Dublin. Occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations. If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”. Who we are Zurich is one Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. Zurich is a strong brand, Zurich in Ireland is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer a competitive compensation package and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit. At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.