Personal Injury Team Leader
In-House Personal Injury Claims Manager
North East. London
Circa £35k - £40k
My client based in East London are Injury Claims Specialists and they are looking for a Personal Injury Claims Manager to head up a team of 10 Case Handlers.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Recruit, manage, motivate and develop a team of 10 personal injury claims handlers.
Challenge current work procedures and recommend cost effective process improvements or developments that improve productivity, customer service or staff satisfaction.
Ensure excellent customer service is delivered to and on behalf of our Clients.
Monitor communication with customers and service providers ensuring that all established standards are met or exceeded.
Act as a contact point for clients on a day to day basis.
Ensure a team achieves an average elapsed time for open claims of at least their target level.
Ensure complaints are handled efficiently and effectively.
Ensure telephone call backs are dealt with on due date.
Support the team to accomplish their tasks and priorities.
React quickly to ever changing demands posed by incoming workload.
Assisting with credit hire claims and general queries.
Lead by example in identifying and achieving continual quality, business and performance improvement opportunities.
Develop team members to their full potential and organise their training needs.
Run 1-2-1's, team meetings and monthly performance reviews.
Carry out 2 quality audits a week on each handler.
Proactively identify and address poor performance issues, advising on scope for improvement, enforcing effective discipline and ensuring a clear development plan exists for all employees within the team.
Manage absence e.g. return to work interviews, holiday allocation.
Continually improve employee satisfaction.
Required Skills & Experience:
Proven track record of managing a personal injury team essential.
Proven track record of managing resources to optimise the balance between service delivery and operational efficiency.
Strong Insurance / PI / Motor claims knowledge and understanding of Regulatory Compliance.
Evidence of coaching and developing people.
The ability to manage processes and procedures.
A forward thinking leader that sets a positive example.
Ability to utilise IT for maximum advantage.
Problem solving ability.
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