Senior Claims Executive
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Your new company
A well-known brand name in the P&I insurance world. This is a global market leader in insurance and professional services, with close association with mutual insurance companies. The company has a physical presence in about 30 counties, employing over 1800 staff. Headquartered in London, this company employs over 500 people in lovely offices in the City. Typically prestigious clients include ship owners, energy companies and oil & gas majors.
Your new role
Reporting into the head of the offshore claims team, this is a Senior Claims Executive role, suitable for a UK qualified lawyer with insurance sector and claims experience. You will estimate, investigate and settle P&I claims from third parties, manage defence disputes and liaise with reinsurers, surveyors, external counsel and senior management effectively, ensuring clients are well informed as to progress. At any one time, you could be responsible for up to 200 files. You will also be expected to advise on commercial contracts from time to time as an added service. Working as part of a talented and well regarded team, you will offer sound commercial judgement, strong negotiation skills and exceptional stakeholder management ability at the table. The role will include significant client contact, and will involve periodic international travel.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer, with 2-5 PQE (or equivalent experience). You will have reputable law firm experience in the insurance sector, particularly regarding claims resolution and litigation experience. You may have either P&I experience or exposure to similar matters within a shipping company. You will have attained excellent academics and possess excellent communication and stakeholder management ability. You will be comfortable at the negotiating table, and be willing to travel from time to time. You will relish working in a client-focused role, where you will be the business' mouthpiece for external stakeholders.
What you'll get in return
You will work on a wide variety of claims, with prestigious international clients, affected by real time developments. You will be part of a business that operates as a meritocracy, with genuine career development options and a friendly team atmosphere. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and package, with excellent bonus and a variety of value-adding benefits.
What you need to do now
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