Personal Lines Advisors

Insurance provider giving expert advice on the phone

Job Title: Personal Lines Advisors

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Location: Downpatrick

Due to continued business success, McGrady Insurance is growing and we are looking for new team members to help deliver exceptional customer service and meet our commercial objectives for the years ahead.

We currently have opportunities for experienced Personal Lines Advisors and Trainee Personal Lines Advisors.


Personal Lines Advisor

This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland’s most successful insurance organisations, avail of industry-leading training and quickly progress their career in this dynamic and rapidly growing company.

The role offers:

  • hybrid-working opportunities
  • a highly competitive salary
  • an award-winning certification program including fully paid exam fees
  • fully funded professional memberships
  • contributory pension
  • death in service benefits
  • 23 days paid leave per year (plus statutory holidays)
  • Access to the Brown & Brown Share Save Plan

As well as a range of HR benefits, including Cycle to Work and eyecare vouchers.

About The Role

As a Personal Lines Advisor, you will be involved in the full client lifecycle from quotation to renewal and, with our support, will offer the highest standards of customer care to meet service, customer satisfaction and commercial targets. 

Everything McGrady Insurance does is about expert personal service, so you will pride yourself on your ability to develop relationships with prospective new customers and to manage and grow the business with existing clients while maintaining regulatory compliance at all times.

Experience in the industry and being qualified (or working towards a qualification) in insurance (CII or above) would be a definite advantage in applying for this role.

However, we are more interested in applicants with the right mindset, who can demonstrate their achievement of commercial targets and their dedication to exceptional customer service in any field. 

Personal Lines Advisors will manage the accurate administration of customer accounts on a day-to-day basis. You will work on renewals, existing business and new business development including liaising with prospects, negotiating with underwriters and ensuring compliance with FCA and PRA guidelines at all times. 

The role will require a high level of personal organisation and time management skills and the ability to efficiently deal with your workload in a fast-paced environment. 

About you

You will be an approachable, organised and professional individual with an ambition to grow your career in the insurance industry. 

You will preferably have at least two years’ experience in the insurance industry and have attained or will be currently working towards your CII qualification. 

If you are not currently working in the insurance sector, you may still apply for this role, but you should be able to demonstrate your experience in customer service and your ability to meet commercial targets and service standards. 

You should have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade ‘C’ or above and be fully computer literate. Exceptions to this requirement may be made for exceptional individuals with a high level of relevant experience.

About McGrady Insurance

2024 will mark McGrady Insurance's 60th successful year in business. As a flagship business in Downpatrick we are a cornerstone of the local business community and aim to provide a one-stop shop for our clients, being able to handle personal and commercial insurance needs under one roof.

We are insurance partners to our clients and pride ourselves on our hands-on approach to dealing with their individual needs.

Our mission is to provide insurance excellence by working hard with our clients to deliver market-leading insurance products at competitive premiums.

Our local team of insurance experts provide a first-class, quality service for all our clients, helping individuals and businesses of all sizes to find the right insurance policy to meet their needs. 

We are part of the ABL Group, now Northern Ireland’s largest commercial insurance broker and risk management organisation and we are part of Brown & Brown - a global insurance intermediary firm based in the USA. 

To Apply

Download the full job specification for each role here - 

Personal Lines Advisors

To apply, please send a copy of your current CV to, making sure to mention "McGrady Insurance Personal Lines Advisor" in the subject line of your email.


Can We Help?

For a quotation or advice on any insurance matter please, contact an experienced adviser on 028 4461 5933