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Construction Industry Claims Adviser

Location: Taunton, Somerset Industry: Office & Professional
Salary: £22,000+ Dep on Exp & Quals Contact: Lucy Wiltshire
Posted: 8 months ago Contact Email: lwiltshire@meridianbs.co.uk

Are you currently working within the construction industry and looking for an exciting new challenge? Or perhaps working within insurance claims with some construction experience? Perhaps you are looking for an office based role, having previously been site based? We are recruiting for an experienced Construction Claims adviser for a dynamic and supportive organisation based on the outskirts of Taunton.

This role could suit someone with previous on-site domestic building construction industry experience, possibly with a trade, management or surveying background and also experience of handling claims with a value of £10K or above. The role is a very varied and interesting and will involve taking responsibility for the successful management of all types of high value property insurance claims from initial notification to final settlement. Managing various parties involved throughout the claim lifecycle, you will apply these principles to a property insurance claim and have the confidence to make informed decisions. You will be dealing with directly with customer, taking details to fully understand their claim and provide an in depth analysis in relation to their situation including investigating the circumstances around the loss or damage. You will also be responsible for understanding and applying the policy cover to a claimant's situation in order to determine what is/is not covered by the policy and from there appointing the necessary contractors/ suppliers to complete the repairs on the property. You will then monitor progress and keep all parties fully updated throughout the process.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage changing priorities will be key to your success in this role. You will need great organisational skills and be able to provide outstanding levels of customer service. You will need to be inquisitive, ensuring you gather enough information to be able to make informed decisions in relation to claims and also have good literacy and numeracy skills. Excellent planning, controlling and project management skills are essential and you will need good IT skills.

Previous insurance claims experience is essential for this role along with a strong knowledge of the construction industry.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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