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Insurance Manager

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £19.11 per hour

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Our client is seeking an Insurance Manager on an initial 3 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours and Pay Rate:

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00. At a pay rate of £19.11 Per Hour

Job Purpose:

To provide professional management of the insurance function and provides advice on all insurance related matters to ensure an effective Insurance service for Cambridge City Council.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To continually review the adequacy of insurance cover both through externally placed cover and by self-insurance.
  • To manage the tender and renewal process with insurers and brokers and the arrangement of suitable and sufficient insurance cover for the Council's assets and services, to include liaising with senior officers to ensure that all necessary information is submitted to insurers.
  • Liaise with the Council's insurers and solicitors towards the satisfactory resolution of claims, assisting with the assessment of liability and approval of claims to settle on 'best terms'.
  • Process insurance policies, claims and insurance related correspondence arising from the Council's business in accordance with agreed timescales ensuing losses are minimised and recoveries maximised.
  • Manage the Council's insurance fund, including, estimating future liabilities, completing regular reconciliations and arranging the prompt payment of insurance premiums and other associated costs.
  • Provide risk and insurance advice and training to service managers and key partners.

Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified in or studying towards the Diploma in Chartered Insurance Institute
  • Excellent understanding of general insurance principles
  • Experience of handling complex insurance claims
  • Developed use of excel for calculations, data management and complex reporting
  • Experience of dealing with senior managers, external
    partners and the public
  • Experience of identifying best practice elsewhere
  • Experience of working with staff teams to embrace change, maintain high performance and seek to continuously improve services
  • Local Government insurance experience
  • Good knowledge of Council Services
  • Developed use of excel for calculations, data management and complex reporting
  • Ability to manage a budget

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