Office Administrator

Office Administrator

FUW- Farmers Union of Wales

Short term contract- 3 days a week.

To start as soon as possible until the 15th of May 2020

Location: Carmarthen

Salary: To be discussed, dependent on experience

Closing Date: February 6th 2020

The successful candidates will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will preferably have experience working in an office. You would be responsible for face to face, verbal and written contact with FUW members. You will be involved in the process of welcoming members to the office, organising appointments and administrative work.

For more information contact Caryl Roberts on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Managing Director of FUW Insurance Services Limited

FUW Insurance Services is offering a rare opportunity to take on a challenging role as its Managing Director. The successful candidate would take on a leadership role to further develop this already successful insurance brokerage.

FUW Insurance Services Ltd is a subsidiary of the Farmers’ Union of Wales which was established in 1955 to protect and advance the interests of all those who derive an income – directly or indirectly – from agriculture in Wales as well as supporting rural life, culture and business.   FUW Insurance Services is one of the leading insurance brokers in Wales.

Working closely with a panel of specialist agricultural and commercial insurance companies we have access to a wide range of market leading products and deliver great value for money for our policyholders. We have built a reputation for offering an informed and professional service to agricultural, small and medium enterprises, commercial and personal lines clients throughout Wales.

Candidates need to have:

  •  a proven track record in insurance and financial services;

  •  an understanding of insurance markets;

  •  regulatory competencies;

  •  demonstrable business acumen;

  •  leadership capabilities

  •  people management experience

  •  stakeholder management experience

  •  an ability to work efficiently under pressure

The post will be primarily based in Aberystwyth but will require significant travel across Wales whilst allowing for agile working to meet business needs.

Fluency in Welsh is desirable but not essential.

Candidates are required to submit an application which should comprise of:

  • A statement outlining how they meet the criteria outlined in the job description (in no more than 5,000 words)

  • Their CV (no more than 2 sides of A4)

  • A short letter (one side of A4) outlining why they believe they are the best candidate for the post.

The package on offer is within the range of £100,000 - £120,000 OTE (on target earnings) per annum – depending on experience and capabilities. It includes a car allowance and a contributory pension scheme.

Annual leave is 20 days per annum in addition to normal bank holidays.

Further details including the job description can be obtained by contacting Margaret Shepherd on 01970 629433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Applications will be accepted in Welsh or English.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday, 24 January 2020.


Farmers' Union of Wales
Llys Amaeth
Plas Gogerddan
SY23 3BT

01970 820820


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