Graduate Commercial Executive


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Graduate Commercial Executive

Due to the growth of our business, we are hiring graduates to join a completely new commercial team, which are focused on growing our home insurance product. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has just left university or is looking to utilize their degree within a role that has scope for development and progression – no insurance experience is necessary!

You'll be exposed to our highly experienced, collaborative and forward thinking teams to deliver commercial growth and make recommendations to improve our business performance.

The role

You'll be based in our Bexhill head office, which is down by the sea with flexible home working included.

Your remit will include the following:

To understand the drivers of performance, identify and deliver both short-term and longer-term improvement opportunities.
Analyse MI (internal and external) and track KPI's to identify areas of commercial under performance and assist commercial managers in developing strategies to address.
Work closely with the Commercial Managers and various other departments to achieve budgeted commercial performance, implement strategic and tactical initiatives.
To support commercial projects and lead on initiatives as directed by the commercial manager on time and to budget.
Assist commercial managers in budget and reforecast planning.
To be accountable for the timely and accurate delivery of daily, weekly and monthly MI.
Support developments with third parties to ensure they are delivery against agreed plans.
Provide support on key change initiatives through agreed projects with the project management teams and support key work streams where necessary.Education and skills required

Graduates in any discipline who have completed their first degree with a minimum of a 2:1 or MSc, or are due to graduate by July 2020. A business or STEM degree is desirable.
Work experience or an industry placement is desirable.
Strong communication and organisation skills.
Commercial acumen and comfortable working with both numbers and people.
The confidence and vision to look at, and challenge, existing ways of working.
Fluency in English.Benefits for you

Highly competitive basic salary
Flexible working opportunities working 1-2 days a week from home
Up to 5% bonus earning potential
25 days holiday
Life assurance
Competitive pension
Flexible benefits – buy or sell holidays
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Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks