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We know insurance & financial services recruitment

Reed’s specialist insurance and financial services (FS) consultants secure you permanent and temporary staff across the financial services, banking, mortgages, general insurance and actuarial markets. Our insurance and FS specialists are based strategically in financial centres across the UK, making us best placed to find your next hire, wherever you are.

Our FS and insurance recruitment specialists are experts in their field. They use their in-depth industry and recruitment knowledge to ensure they have a full understanding of your recruitment requirements, identifying which candidate skills and traits are most valuable to you. With access to the UK’s largest candidate database, as well as their own industry networks, Reed’s consultants will pair you with the perfect professional. Such is our confidence in the quality of our candidates, we offer market-leading guarantees of up to 18 months.

We recruit across all seniorities, with executive search and headhunting specialists recruiting the most senior insurance and financial services professionals. Reed is present on a number of key procurement frameworks, including the Crown Commercial Service, ESPO, SUPC and YPO, so when partnering with us you are working with someone who understands the importance of compliance in the highly-regulated insurance and financial services sectors.

Pensions recruitment

Reed supports insurance and FS firms to recruit for a variety of pensions roles. Our specialist consultants cover advisory, advisory support, FS compliance, employee benefits, wealth management, and life and protection roles, meaning that we’ll meet your pensions staffing needs.

Our experts focus solely on the insurance and financial services sectors, so you are guaranteed to be supported by a consultant who knows the field well when you recruit through Reed. Your specialist will work with you on a consultative basis to provide a bespoke recruitment service which fulfils your requirements.

We can help you to fill a vast range of permanent, temporary, contract and interim pensions positions, including pensions administrators, pensions helpdesk advisors, pensions investigators, pensions consultants and financial planners.

General insurance recruitment

Reed is one of the UK’s leading general insurance recruiters, with our insurance recruitment agencies specialists helping you to secure the best broking, underwriting, claims loss and adjustment professionals.

Our consultants have years of experience in the insurance sector, with many of them having worked in the industry prior to joining Reed. This makes them best-placed to provide advice and guidance, using their combination of local market knowledge and industry expertise to support you in finding the right insurance professionals.

We have access to the UK’s largest database of insurance professionals, so our experts will always be able to find insurance specialists with the skill sets you require. Reed recruits for a vast range of general insurance roles, including credit underwriters, brokers, analysts, loss adjusters and compliance professionals.

Mortgages recruitment

Our specialist insurance and financial services consultants have vast experience in sourcing the right professionals across the mortgage sector. Our recruitment services cover a full spectrum of mortgage disciplines, including advice and support, underwriting and compliance, as well a range of business development and account management roles.

Reed’s mortgage specialists are strategically based in financial hotspots across the UK. They have excellent local market knowledge and have built up extensive professional networks, so whatever mortgage-related vacancy you need to fill, our specialists will pinpoint a professional with the skills and experience you desire.

We source professionals for permanent, temporary and interim mortgage jobs, including mortgage underwriters, mortgage brokers, mortgage advisors, mortgage administrators, heads of compliance and relationship management positions.

Banking recruitment

Reed’s banking recruitment specialists have extensive experience in assisting Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated financial services companies to recruit for a broad range of roles. Whether you need staff for compliance functions, fund management, credit, market and operational risk, trade finance, anti-money laundering (AML), asset management or brokerage roles, we can support you.

We recruit for positions at all seniorities, including leadership and management roles. Our financial services executive search team have filled some of the most senior positions in the sector, including chief risk officers, heads of operations and heads of compliance. When working with our executive search specialists, you will have a dedicated consultant working only on your assignment, and your hire will be covered by up to an 18-month guarantee, the longest available on the market.

We have experience in recruiting for a breadth of roles in the sector and typical clients include international banks, specialists lenders, fintech payments start-ups, challenger banks, brokerage houses, asset management, fund administration and private equity.

Investments recruitment

Just as you carefully manage financial investments, Reed recognises that every new hire is an investment in a person, so we’re here to help you do your due diligence when it comes to finding the right investment specialists.

When working with our expert consultants, you will be guided by customer-focused local experts who deliver a pinpoint, flexible and efficient tailored recruitment solution. We will always provide a service which is centred on the people who use it: both you and your prospective employees.

We can help you fill a range of permanent, temporary, contract and interim investment positions including investment, fund and wealth managers.

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