Claims Adjuster

Posted 11 October by Gallagher Bassett International Ltd
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Gallagher Bassett was established in Chicago in 1962 as a Third Party Administrator (TPA) providing claims and risk control services to self-insured clients and now has 125 branches and over 3,600 skilled professionals in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada.

Gallagher Bassett UK was founded in 1991 and currently has seven offices across the UK with over 400 claims handling staff providing services to corporate, national and local government, insurer and broker clients.

We are constantly seeking skilled professionals to join our organisation, who are passionate about their work and take exceptional performance to heart. Gallagher Bassett presents opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.

We are currently recruiting for a Claims Adjuster to be based within our Chelmsford Branch.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and record claims on Risxfacs within product standards, check policy coverage and allocate appropriate codes and reserves.
  • Make liability enquiries, in accordance with Adjuster’s Manual, using most appropriate method (phone, correspondence, field visit).
  • Evaluate quantum by gathering relevant evidence, adjusting reserves in accordance with Gallagher Bassett realistic reserving philosophy.
  • Clearly explain decisions on liability, negotiating settlement within authority level where appropriate.
  • Respond to all written and phone enquiries clearly, courteously and promptly.
  • Review claims regularly using diary system to ensure accurate reserves and timely closure.
  • Develop relationships with clients by providing a friendly, efficient service.
  • Liaise with and control own solicitors to ensure cases not abandoned to them.
  • Assist in general office administration (eg post, printing, order supplies, maintaining equipment) to ensure smooth running of office.
  • Comply with all Gallagher Bassett and office procedures.
  • Actively participate in Gallagher Bassett training programme.

The ideal candidate will be / have:

  • Experience of working with SLA's / KPI's
  • Excellent time-keeping skills
  • Flexible attitude and the ability to work within a changing environment
  • Motivated
  • The ability to communicate well within your team and to senior members of staff
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure

Company Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holiday per year
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Plan
  • Group Income Protection
  • Eye Tests
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Season Ticket Loans

Do you feel you meet the criteria for the position of Claims Adjuster ? If so, we encourage you to apply today.

We are a equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Should you be successful, you will be subject to a variety of checks including: a basic DBS disclosure and references.

Required skills

  • Claims
  • Communication Skills
  • Insurance
  • Liability
  • Office Administration

Reference: 35859965

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