Claims Adjuster

Recruiter
Gallagher Bassett Int'l Ltd
Location
Tamworth
Salary
£18000 - £20000/annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Gallagher Bassett provides claims management and risk management services to corporate, national and local government, insurer and broker clients.

We are constantly seeking skilled professionals take exceptional performance to heart. We present opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.

We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic claims handler to join our team based in Tamworth.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Review and record claims on our in house system within product standards, check policy coverage and allocate appropriate codes and reserves.
Make liability enquiries, in accordance with Adjuster's Manual, using most appropriate method (phone, correspondence, field visit).
Evaluate quantum by gathering relevant evidence, adjusting reserves in accordance with company realistic reserving philosophy.
Clearly explain decisions on liability, negotiating settlement within authority level where appropriate.
Respond to all written and phone enquiries clearly, courteously and promptly.
Review claims regularly using diary system to ensure accurate reserves and timely closure.
Develop relationships with clients by providing a friendly, efficient service.
Liaise with and control own solicitors to ensure cases not abandoned to them.
Assist in general office administration (eg post, printing, order supplies, maintaining equipment) to ensure smooth running of office.
Comply with all company and office procedures.
Actively participate in company training programme.
The ideal candidate will be / have:

Experience of working with SLA's / KPI's
Excellent time-keeping skills
Flexible attitude and the ability to work within a changing environment
Motivated
The ability to communicate well within your team and to senior members of staff
Attention to detail
Able to work under pressure

If you feel that you meet the criteria above for the Claims Handler role then please apply now