Claims Team Leader - Motor

  • Job Reference: 51549396-2
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Allianz Insurance
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Underwriting, Claims & Legal, Broking & Account Management, Senior Appointments
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage a Claims Technical team within the Motor claims specialism, whose priority is to investigate and settle claims in line with the Company strategy. The role will also ensure adherence to Company procedures and regulatory requirements and ensure a high standard of customer service.

Key Competencies
Monitors, motivates, directs, develops and manages the performance of the team to ensure quality control, service delivery, daily resource management and cost control, and that training needs are identified and provided.
Supports local Claims Management, participating in the production of annual business plans and budgets
Implements PTR, SDS and PDP processes for reporting staff
Devises, implements, tracks and revises short, medium and long-term plans to deliver SLAs and KPTs
Liaises both internally and externally with underwriters, brokers and suppliers.
In accordance with both Company and regulatory requirements, ensures the effective management of customer complaints. Utilises Root Cause Analysis (RCA) reports to provide feedback to staff and creates action plans for improvement.
Assumes responsibility for Performance Measurement and evaluation of Management Information

Skills & Experience
Ability to build and maintain an effective network across the business.
Awareness of market developments that affect own area of Claims.
Good leadership and communication skills.
Able to influence change within own team or area. Good understanding of legal and regulatory frameworks.
Responsible for the technical results within the unit of specialism.
Sound technical understanding of the business unit being led.
Excellent Claims and product knowledge.

What we offer you in return:
* Competitive salary, which is reviewed annually
* Annual Bonus related to individual and company performance
* A generous pension plan
* Competitive holiday allowance that increases with length of service, with the option of buying and selling up to 5 days holiday per year
* Share purchase plan
* Flexible benefits plan, giving the option to tailor benefits (such as dental insurance and private medical care) to suit individual needs
* Excellent training and development opportunities including our Award winning Underwriting Academy which is CII accredited.

Additional Requirements
At Allianz, we welcome applications from everyone, regardless of your background or needs. If you need assistance with making your application please contact us at

Please be aware that we will require satisfactory pre-employment evidence to include DBS, Financial Probity and Fraud checks, before you can commence employment with us.

About Us
Here at Allianz UK, everyone brings their own expertise and enthusiasm to work, to enable customers to make the right insurance decisions to meet their needs. We're passionate about helping our customers and employees move on and up in life and business.
We nurture and invest in talent to ensure that great people build great careers with us. There's a variety of different career opportunities which enable people to fulfil their potential and we provide an award-winning range of training, recognised in 2015 by Investors in People (IIP) with a Gold level accreditation. Other prestigious industry awards we have won include General Insurer of the Decade at the British Insurance Awards 2014