About Us One of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies, NFU Mutual has been meeting our customers’ needs for over 100 years. Our employees are important to us. We empower and inspire them to perform, offer opportunities to grow and we recognise and reward their contribution. They are proud to work for a company that respects them and broader communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable so we are successful now, and in the future. The Role Due to rapid progression within our Locum roles, we currently have a great opportunity for someone who can be mobile within Scotland, in a wide ranging role. Our Locum Branch Manager (know internally as a Locum Agency Manager) role is crucial to our growth strategy as it provides cover for the unexpected departure or absence of our Agents to keep driving the business forward. Working closely with Agents to understand their individual businesses, help to develop the business, up skill and coach the sales staff and ensure compliance is at the heart of every sale. You may work anywhere within the region and may occasionally be asked to provide support outside the region, so it is important that you can be mobile. You will be responsible for: Providing cover in Agencies across the region. Ensuring sales activity is in accordance with the agreed business plans which will involve directly managing existing key accounts and attracting new clients, whilst ensuring all sales activities are compliant. Developing additional sales across all product ranges with existing customers and maintaining existing customers. Leading the team including planning and delivering sales and marketing objectives. Undertaking face to face external sales calls. Manage the administration of the branch or Agency including Health & Safety, engagement of the staff and maintenance of the office environment. Another key area would be to support the Agents in the management and development of their staff. You will ideally have: Experience of leading and motivating a team. Proven success of working in General Insurance Sales. Ability to drive the business to meet agreed objectives and targets. Ability to develop, implement and monitor business plans to increase sales and to respond promptly and effectively to changes in the market. Ability to implement recovery plans and to develop individuals to their full potential. Understand and prioritise customer needs to deliver a high standard of advice and service. Degree educated, ACII qualified or working towards this. A strong insurance background. A full clean driving licence is essential. Why us? In addition to a competitive base salary, you will be part of our Company annual bonus scheme (which pays up to 17.5% of your annual salary). We also offer an excellent work/life balance, a significant focus on your own personal development and: A defined contribution pension scheme up to 12% employer contribution. A Health and Wellbeing Plan. 25 days holiday, plus statutory bank holidays. Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme. Staff discounts and offers.