Insurance Advisor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to work with and support the world renowned Natural History Unit, Science Unit and Documentaries Unit.  

You will act as a dedicated source of advice and direction on a wide range of procedural and insurance risk related matters through the various stages of production from the initial concept/development stage and commission (for both BBC and third party commissions), through to production/filming and final delivery. 

Role Responsibility

The role will involve advising upon all aspects of insurance including but not limited to:

·       what BBC corporate insurance covers are in place for the proposed activity and identifying potential gaps in cover and how those risks may be managed and mitigated

·       Evaluation of and advising upon additional production insurance coverage options and assisting purchase of required/desired coverages

·       insurance requirements for third parties engaged by BBC Studios and checking coverage, including in relation to the use of boats, aircraft, drones, fixers, production service companies, ground transport, and so forth

·       third party contract review and advice including in relation to contractual indemnities and insurance requirements and obligations

·       reviewing of filming permits/licenses/location agreements issued by third parties for filming purposes and advising on necessary and/or recommended amendments to enable BBC Studios to make informed decisions about any uninsured risks created

·       preparing and issuing of insurance certificates

·       regulatory compliance with compulsory insurance requirements in the UK and abroad

·       providing guidance on claims to be made under applicable insurance arrangements.

You will also play a crucial role in keeping the BBC group’s panel of insurance brokers and insurers updated in respect of the wide range of risks.  This will involve making enquiries, conducting research, and assisting with preparation and collation of underwriting information ensuring the data is accurate, up to date and available in good time for renewal purposes.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for somebody with experience of working within the Insurance industry, with a working knowledge in corporate insurances particularly in regards to the provision of advice on Property, Public, Employers and Motor Third Party liability queries, and processes for claims made against the Corporation. 

We are looking for strong Microsoft Excel skills with a good working knowledge of Charts, Pivot tables, VLOOKUPS and basic macro writing skills, with the ability to manipulate numbers and statistics and interpret data to identify trends and put together an insurance renewal presentation for the corporate insurance market. You will also have intermediate PowerPoint skills with the ability to produce infographics, information in a tabulated format, incorporate audio, video, and interactive PowerPoint slides with embedded content and hyperlinks

Package Description

Band: C 
Contract type: Permanent 
Location: London but open to other locations 

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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