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Insurance & Risk Officer

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Posted: 08/08/2019
Reference: 765853
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Canary Wharf, London, London, England (map)
Salary: £30000 - £36000
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Job description

Insurance & Risk Officer

£30-£36k + Benefits

Permanent

Location: Canary Wharf, London

My client are currently recruiting for an IRO role on a permanent basis. The role is working within the insurance division of our clients offices. The Insurance & Risk Officer will be working as part of a team and reporting to the Insurance Manager and will provide high quality support and play an active role in administering insurance arrangements and to provide cost effective claims handling.

Main duties.

  • Acknowledge correspondence received in a timely manner and ensure that all open claims have an appropriate diary in accordance with guidelines provided.
  • Manage the insurance database system, including accurate policy record keeping and ensure that all emails and documents are uploaded in a timely manner as per the guidelines.
  • Analyse and monitor the claims handling by external parties and ensure that the service is operating in a cost-effective manner. Identify trends and provide MI reporting to the insurance & risk manager.
  • Assist the Head of Insurance and Insurance & Risk Manager with the renewal process, which will include collection of relevant data from the business, to be able to sense check that data and incorporate into an appropriate format in preparation of presenting to the brokers.
    • Manage all claims allocated to the post holder within legal time frames and authority levels including a thorough investigation of liability supported by statutes and/or case law and according to insurance policy requirements or claims handling protocols.

Knowledge & Experience.

  • Significant experience in an insurance role;
  • Recent experience either in a similar in-house role, insurance broker or insurance company demonstrating a solid technical background.
  • To be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of technical knowledge and experience in policy coverages involving numerous classes of business and the ability to advise the business on queries involving different policies within the guidelines.
  • Ability to assimilate information and provide clear advice upon it; ability to work in a demanding environment.
  • Proficiency in data processing, both numerical (e.g. premium allocation) and claims related.
  • Being able to confidently advise the business, while involving the Head of Insurance or Insurance & Risk manager in a timely manner when needed.
  • Significant experience in an insurance role;
  • Recent experience either in a similar in-house role, insurance broker or insurance company demonstrating a solid technical background;
  • Being fully conversant with CPR and MOJ requirements and a good grasp of appropriate statute and case law;
  • Part qualified with the CII exams ideally to Dip CII level;

If you would like more information please call me on 0117 917 4560 and ask for Courtleigh.

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