Training Professional

Blue Insurance

Full Time

Position: Training Professional
Company: Blue Insurance
Location: Blanchardstown
Contact: Michelle Smith
Contact Email:
Date Posted: 29th May 2018
Blue Insurance

Job Specification:

Blue Insurance is an ambitious, Irish owned Insurance brand developing innovative products and disrupting the Irish Insurance landscape.  Since 2003 we have grown from a niche travel insurance provider with a team of 3 to becoming an award winning and Deloitte Best Managed company providing Car, Home, Travel, Gadget, Care Hire Excess, Wedding, Pet, Motor Breakdown and Bicycle insurance to 350,000 customers through several online insurance brands.

Our vision is to be the best at what we do, by making insurance SimpleReliableAffordable, and Trustworthy and our commitment is to build trusted relationships with colleagues and to provide InnovationRespect and Fairness to all customers.

Owing to realised growth and planned increases in our business we are searching for a Training Professional to join our team.  This is a new function and our ideal hire is someone who wants the challenge of building out a new training function and who is motived by taking ownership.  We are searching for someone to be the Blue Insurance training SME (subject matter expert) and someone who will embody and advocate our vision and values.

The Role

  • Consult with Management and Senior Management on what is to be achieved by a newly established training function
  • Establish short, medium and long-term training requirement that support strategic commercial objectives of Blue Insurance
  • Develop expert level understanding of Blue Insurance products, propositions, systems, processes, customer experience and sales process
  • Develop strong working relationships with training stakeholders (Team Leads, Senior Management etc.)
  • Support system and process change
  • Support and develop training aligned to each stage of product lifecycles
  • Develop training programs that support Blue Insurance career progression/development plans
  • Support performance improvement plans


We want you because you are

  • Qualified in terms of experience (2 years) and education (Degree)
  • Vocational about training and its role in successful organisations
  • Value innovation, respect and fairness
  • Thrive where you are afforded ownership
  • Want to ‘put your own stamp’ on a training function
  • Take pride in your professional appearance and communication style
  • Build instant rapport with people and treat everyone with respect, regardless of seniority
  • Can a communicate effectively with diverse audiences (senior management, tech, sales, analytical etc)
  • Are curious and bright, an articulate communicator with the mental agility to manage ambiguity, to deal with and thrive in our dynamic work environment
  • Are organised……. Very organised
  • Demonstrable ability to manage projects from formulation through to implementation
  • Enjoy working collaboratively and without ego
  • Have loads of great ideas
  • Possess a highly developed EQ and innate drive to help people develop
  • Value professional integrity
  • Want to develop a career and possess the requisite self-awareness, curiosity and work ethic

Please respond with your Curriculum Vitae, in the strictest confidence, to:

Michelle Smith
Blue Insurance
Plaza 225,
Blanchardstown Corporate Park 2,
Dublin 15