About Us

With over 25 years' experience in insurance recruitment, Dan and Heather are Barker Munro's founders. After working for large national agencies and smaller independent firms, they joined forces in 2010 to start their own agency. Barker Munro takes great pride in its reputation in the market and is delighted to deliver a professional, knowledgeable, and efficient service to clients and candidates.

Quality candidates are what drives this industry and to be able to attract them, Barker Munro utilise their many years recruitment experience and their impressive network of industry contacts to be able to identify and supply the best candidates and services to the Insurance and Financial Services market.

Every assignment is unique so our approach will be carefully tailored to match your exact requirements. Whether you are an established market player or an ambitious start-up, one thing is always the same: you will need the right person with the right attitude and skills.

Barker Munro understands that you want the right job opportunities when searching for the next career move. Whether you have a solid background in the sector or are just starting out, we understand the best routes to finding you the right career choice.

Our recruitment expertise covers all areas of the general insurance including:

  • Broking
  • Claims
  • Underwriting
  • Pricing
  • Loss Adjusting
  • Risk
  • Complaints
  • Compliance
  • Administration
  • Operations

Specialists in

Our Claims team has been highly successful in recruiting for Insurers, Adjusters and Brokers across the UK.

Claims professionals can work directly for insurance companies, a dedicated claims management company, Loss Adjuster, or the claims team of an insurance broker.

An insurance claim is a request from a policyholder to their insurance company seeking payment for an incident covered by the policy.

Typical roles we register include;

  • Motor Claims Handler (FNOL, third party, credit hire, Personal injury)
  • Commercial Claims handler
  • Claims Technician
  • Claims manager
  • Claims Director
  • Loss Adjuster

Broking recruitment has been particularly buoyant over recent years with Commercial Account handlers being in demand.

We recruit for an impressive selection of Brokers ranging from small independents to leading National organisations. We understand the ethos and working environments of each of our clients which we use to source the most suitable staff or, to secure the best opportunity for your next move.

Insurance Brokers identify and organise suitable insurance cover for commercial organisations and private clients. They act as an intermediary between individuals and companies.  

Typical roles we recruit for in the Broking sector include;

  • Commercial Account handler
  • Account Executive
  • Personal lines Broker
  • Renewals Handler
  • New business handler

The Underwriting recruitment team boasts years of experience and success in connecting the professional Underwriter to fantastic opportunities within the UK Insurance market, placing individuals into Insurers, Managing General Agents and Brokers.

The Barker Munro Underwriting team use their long-standing relationships and network throughout the underwriting markets to ensure that we remain close to ‘real-time’ market developments to support your job aspirations.

An insurance underwriter identifies and measures risks. They determine whether the risk is insurable and issue insurance policies that provide financial compensation in the event of loss.

  • Underwriter
  • Development Underwriter
  • Head of Underwriting
  • Underwriting Manager
  • & More…

Our Professional Office Support team covers a very broad spectrum of roles, including Administration positions, customer service roles as well as Finance and Accounting jobs. These professional positions all contribute to the wider success of a business and offer fantastic career paths within the Insurance industry.

Administrative positions typically involve the planning and organisation of specific functions within a business. Employers will be looking for someone who has strong time management skills and who can communicate with people at all levels of the business.

Professional Office Support can assist you whether you are seeking a role in any of the following areas or looking to recruit.

  • Administrator
  • Complaints
  • Customer Service
  • Call centre
  • Office Manager
  • Marketing
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Credit Controller
  • & More…

Meet the Team

Whatever your recruitment need, it pays to speak to the experts. Feel free to contact us to arrange a call to discuss your recruitment needs.