Job Reference: R0017189
Are you looking to develop your career further within Insurance Claims?
Help us be market leaders in the provision of an efficient, cost effective and professional service to our brokers and clients here at Markel
What part will you play? If you’re looking for a place where you can make a meaningful difference, you’ve found it. The work we do at Markel gives people the confidence to move forward and seize opportunities, and you’ll find your fit amongst our global community of optimists and problem-solvers. We’re always pushing each other to go further because we believe that when we realise our potential, we can help others reach theirs.
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Claims Handler to join our claims team here in our Leeds office on an initial 1-year initial FTC. The claims department aims to be the market leader in the provision of an efficient, cost effective, creative and professional service to our brokers and clients. We strive to be pro-active and flexible in the management of claims whilst maintaining our integrity. The claims team works with the underwriting teams in order to facilitate close communication and exchange of ideas, and is an integral part of the product and customer service delivered to our clients.
What you’ll be doing:
Responsibility for claims covering varied classes of business but with a focus on Professional Indemnity, Employers Liability, Public Liability, Cyber and D&O
Be able to prioritise work, have good time management skills and be able to work to deadlines to see claims through to final settlement in a proactive manner
Have a detailed knowledge of policy wordings and their application for Professional Indemnity, Employers’ Liability, Public Liability across all classes of business in addition to a working knowledge of all UK Retail wordings
Ensure good and regular lines of communication exist with key brokers and ensure that relationships are maintained
Contribute to team projects as required by the UK Retail Claims Manager
Our must haves:
Have either legal qualifications or will be a claims practitioner with relevant experience including studying towards or having a real desire to study towards CII qualifications
Good Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook and must become fully competent with our in-house systems
Have excellent written and oral communication skills
Who we are:
Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) a Fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, specialist advisory and investment operations around the world.
We’re all about people | We win together | We strive for better | We enjoy the everyday | We think further
What’s in it for you:
- A great starting salary plus annual bonus & strong benefits package…
- 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy / sell extra leave
- Fantastic company pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer
- There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we can provide the support needed to do just that!
Are you ready to play your part?
Choose ‘Apply Now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.
Markel celebrates the value of a diverse workforce that brings experience and expertise from a wide variety of backgrounds and life circumstances. Whatever your background, if you feel you meet the requirements of this role then we want to hear from you. We are also happy to consider candidates who are looking for flexible working patterns.
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