Professional Negligence Claims Underwriter

Location
York
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
19 Jul 2018
Closes
16 Aug 2018
Ref
RA279937
Contact
Rachael Atherton
Practice area
Professional negligence
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Pofessional Negligence Claims Underwriter.
 
An exciting and rare opportunity for a Professional Negligence Claims Underwriter has come up with one of the UK’s leading brands in the insurance market. This firm consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns.
 
The Yorkshire-based role for the Underwriter sits within the Casualty & Specialty Portfolio Claims team which is part of the wider Claims function. The team are open and collaborative, highly customer focuses and all go the extra mile to help each other and customers.
 
The Professional Negligence Claims Underwriter role will give you the opportunity to handle a mixed claims portfolio of liability, professional indemnity, technology, media and contingency claims. You will be helping policy holders when things have gone wrong for them in their business, during what can be a stressful experience, trying to relieve them of that stress and resolve the problem for them so they can get on with their business. This job is always varied and never becomes routine or dull - you don’t know what each day will bring as new claims arise every day.
 
Your duties will include: Proactively handling claims, working with policy holders, instructing solicitors and third parties and more.
 
The successful candidate must have experience of handling professional indemnity claims whether in private practice or at an insurance company. Knowledge of the litigation process and a good technical understanding of the CPR would be highly beneficial. The successful Claims Underwriter will ideally be a graduate and have excellent communication and people skills.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to enter or progress in the insurance industry. The successful candidate will handle a wide range of claims whilst improving their business knowledge and negotiation skills. They will enhance their technical ability with the support and guidance that a highly qualified and experienced claims team can provide.

The role also provides the opportunity to develop an expertise in specific product areas, monitor trends and external influences such as new law, regulations and other external influences.
 
Please get in touch with me ASAP to discuss this Yorkshire-based role further.
Rachael Atherton / 0113 254 9296