Trade Credit Claims Adjuster

Harrison Holgate
London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are seeking a Claims Adjuster for their international trade credit business. This exciting role will involve dealing with large value and complex claims arising from international trade. While the role is based in London, many of the claims will originate from Europe and the US as well as the UK .

The successful candidate needs to be comfortable handling documentation in French, German, Dutch and Spanish and must have the mental flexibility to adapt to non UK legal and cultural practices, mainly but not exclusively, in Germany, France and the Netherlands including insolvency procedures. Debts reviewed can be from any territory around the world so modern commercial knowledge will also assist in functioning in the position. The role also involves directing proactive loss minimisation on larger potential losses. Some overseas travel will be required.

Person Specification

Knowledge and experience of Trade Credit claims
Knowledge of the documentation involved in international trade, and how to demonstrate movement of goods
Ability to negotiate at CEO/CFO level
Good understanding of trade credit policy wordings
Some knowledge of European languages is desirable though not essential
Some knowledge of insurance law desirable but not essential

Duties and Responsibilities

Working within Binder constraints
Claims logging and documentation co-ordination
Claims examination and report generation
Manage the Lloyd's payment process with Carriers via ECF
Management Information generation
Chairing monthly Carrier review meeting
Awareness of current legal regulations including Insurance Act 2015
Client visits as required to discuss complex claims or review credit management procedures

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