Property Claims Handler - Senior role

Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Property Claims Handler
Location: Glouchestershire OR London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Job Type: Full time

The company client is a specialist commercial insurer based in Glouchestershire who is currently seeking to recruit a talented Senior Property Claims Handler for their growing technical claims team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a proven commercial property claims specialist that is looking to step into a lead technical role and act as a referral point for the team. Please note that this job can be based in either their London or Gloucester site.

Major duties for this role will involve as follows:

* Key part of technical claims team, managing complex, high value commercial claims from initial notification through to settlement
* Acting as technical referral point for Property Claims Handlers, ensuring on-going guidance and support
* Delivering operational excellence and business efficiency and contributing to customer experience process where possible
* Contribute to process improvement and cost effectiveness
* Manage key third party and supplier relationships
* Research and analyse market trends and represent the claims team and industry events
* Provide training and development to more junior handlers
* Conduct audits and assist the Audit Manager on assessment of technical guidelines and compliance matters
* Conduct individual audits on Claims Handlers and provide feedback to management

Main competencies and skills required:

* 4+ year's experience in a senior property claims handling role, gained at a reputable insurance brand
* In-depth understanding of property claims and general insurance market awareness
* Strong influencing and negotiation skills
* Ability to manage and develop key relationships
* Ability to work closely with senior management on process design and implementation
* Ability to mentor and guide more junior handlers
* ACII / CII Qualification highly preferred

Keywords: "claims" and "property" and "commercial"

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.