Senior Large Loss Claims Handler - Highly Competitive Salary

Expiring today

Recruiter
Asure Recruit
Location
Romford
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Large Loss Claims Handler - highly competitive salary on offer!

Location: Chelmsford

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

About the role:

Senior Motor Claims Insurance position, at an agile and dynamic Insurer client, will provide you with the opportunity to work on large loss claims. You will pro-actively handle a portfolio of motor claims consisting of mainly high value bodily injury. Working within a team and being a central referral point for technical issues, advising on strategy, tactics and key developments.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing claims caseload, in accordance with the Group philosophy, claims handling procedures and service levels.
  • Controlling claim cost by achieving most economical settlement, through good use of liability and quantum arguments and effective negotiation
  • Maintaining good file discipline and accurate reserves, together with an effective diary system which ensures that cases are reviewed on a regular basis and handled in a timely manner aligned to SLAs &/or any Court timetable.
  • Attendance at Trials and conferences with Counsel where appropriate.
  • Adherence to and engagement with Reinsurers and all associated Large Loss procedures.
  • Full adherence to authority limits
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with colleagues and business partners.
  • Undertaking general claims tasks, as required.
  • Adhering to agreed personal authority limits, referring to line manager/Large Loss Team for authorisation where activity exceeds such limits.
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements (including "treating customers fairly" principles).
  • Responding promptly and pro-actively to incoming telephone calls and correspondence by use of telephone, e-mail and letter.
  • Maintaining good file discipline and accurate reserves, together with an effective diary system which ensures that cases are reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Pro-actively managing personal training and development requirements.
  • Undertaking general claims tasks, as required.

Qualifications:

  • Strong and current working knowledge of personal injury claims with a handling experience in serious injury of at least 5 years to the level of, traumatic brain injury, serious spinal injuries and amputation.
  • Strong technical knowledge and application of Discount Rate, extensive Care Claims and any other heads of claim applying to serious/catastrophic injury claims.
  • Good knowledge of medical disciplines required in investigating personal injury claims at all levels of severity.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding and application of claims negotiation, liability decision making and cost potential.
  • Knowledge of current, relevant Case Law
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements (including 'treating customers fairly)
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workloads
  • Good communicator and the ability to coach and support colleagues on technical topics
  • Willingness to develop self and new skills
  • Ability to work with flexibility in a proactive claims environment
  • Good market knowledge
  • Good commercial awareness

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82278973

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