Irish League of Credit Unions

33-41 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2

Insurance Development Executive

REPORTING TO:                Head of Insurance Services

Location:                                Based in Dublin (incl. working from home)

We are seeking an experienced Insurance Development professional with Financial Services experience to join the Insurance Services Department in the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU).

Working within a client focused environment, the role demands the provision of a professional service to our affiliated credit unions regarding all insurance related matters, including commercial insurance and life assurance.  

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual seeking career and personal development opportunities with a good work life balance with flexible working hours, and to put your mark on the continued development of the Insurance Services department adding value to the credit union sector.


  • Provide support to all our affiliated credit unions on all insurance related matters

  • Assist in the development and delivery of sales and marketing initiatives for all our insurance schemes to credit unions across Ireland

  • Develop and deliver presentations on various insurance topics to different interest groups with the credit union movement

  • Deliver in-house Insurance training programmes to credit unions and at regional workshops

  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with credit unions, colleagues, product providers and all relevant staff

  • Assist and advise credit unions on Insurance regulatory and compliance requirements

  • Attend and assist with Insurance themed meetings, training programmes, conferences and workshops arranged by the ILCU

  • To participate in and contribute to special projects as required from time to time

  • Deliver all work-related administration in a complete, accurate and timely fashion; 

  • Contribute to the ongoing development and success of the department as part of the team


The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a relevant professional Insurance qualification from the Insurance Institute and / or the LIA. An understanding of pension schemes is desireable.

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the financial service sector, ideally in the Insurance environment; knowledge of or experience within the credit union sector would be an advantage

  • Have a good knowledge and understanding of Insurance regulatory and compliance matters

  • Have excellent presentation skills as these are an essential component to the role and experience of training groups is desirable

  • Be a dedicated team player with a proven ability of self-motivating

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain positive business relationships

  • Be computer literate including use of Microsoft Office

  • Hold a full clean driving licence.


This position is based in Dublin but travel throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland will be necessary as a regular feature of this role. Work outside normal office hours will also be a regular requirement and the position requires a high degree of professionalism and flexibility to cater for the business needs of our affiliated credit unions.


To Apply:

Please submit CV with Cover Note to:
Margaret Davern, HR Adviser,
ILCU, 33-41 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2

Closing Date for applications:    Friday 25th October 2019.