Public Liability Claims Handler - 6 month Fixed Term Contract

  • Location:

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Insurance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £31500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Neil Murphy

  • Contact email:

    neil.murphy@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/542045

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-01

  • Start date:

    30/10/2019 16:40:09

I am seeking a Public Liability Claims Handler to join a leading Legal business with offices in Sheffield city centre on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract basis.

If you are immediately available to undertake a new assignment, then please do get in touch.

Key responsibilities

* Manage PL claims from notification to close
* Assess liability
* Assess value
* Set reserves
* Pay claims and fees
* Engage external experts and service suppliers
* Liaise with internal customers for information relating to the claims portfolio
* Identify cases that require input from others and escalate accordingly
* Correspond with claimants, their representatives and other people involved in the claim
* Assist in the management of litigation under the supervision of a solicitor

Experience

* Insurance claims handling
* Good spoken and written communication skills
* Dealing with members of the public through a variety of channels (eg phone, email and letter)
* Working within financial authority limits
* Managing external service suppliers

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