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Insurance Claims Surveyor

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
Household Insurance
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The Role

  • Surveying residential property damage, determining the cause of damage and preparing an accurate schedule of work
  • Ensuing adequate cost control measures are in place on a claim-by-claim and procedural basis
  • Providing a technical input to the building repair scope and costing of domestic claims within a support framework provided by the wider claims department
  • Agreeing variations
  • To manage a wide range of building repair projects within the claims portfolio, liaising closely with customers, colleagues and our supply chain
  • Managing your own workload on day-to-day basis
  • Carrying out compliance and quality of work checks
  • Working with contractors to ensure performance standards are met
  • Assisting with product development and training
  • Auditing the work of our supply chain
  • Providing technical expertise in the negotiation of rates and fees contained within contracts

Skills & Experience Required

  • Degree qualified in a building discipline or equivalent
  • A current member of a professional body i.e.CIOB or RICS
  • At least 3 years’ experience dealing with work of a similar nature, preferably within building surveying
  • Experience of contract negotiations and working with a schedule of rates
  • A commercial understanding and experience of construction practices and defects applicable to domestic property claims
  • Commercial awareness
  • Flexibility to travel when required
  • Knowledge of current application of building regulations and planning controls within domestic residential property
  • Experience of working within the insurance repair market
  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualified would be desirable

About Admiral:

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Jessica Sutton. If you have any question about the position, please feel free to drop her an email or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619.