Exchange Street Executive Search is one of the leading recruiters in the UK for claims technician jobs.
A claims technician handles a portfolio of claims from inception to settlement, or acts an intermediary between the policy holder and insurance company if they work for an Insurance Broker. A claims technician handles the claim throughout its lifespan and liaises with all parties concerned, which can include the third party insurers / loss adjusters / claims investigators / solicitors etc. A claims technician deals with the relevant documentation, ensures that the process runs smoothly, that the insurance company / solicitor settles in the correct manner, and that the client receives compensation as quickly as possible.
Relevant experience with an insurance company, brokerage, loss adjuster, solicitor and accident management company with the relevant technical skills
There are many organisations involved in insurance in the UK which may present opportunities for a claims technician, including general insurance companies and loss adjusting practices
A claims technician can move into other core areas of insurance, such as risk management or loss adjusting, accident management and legal practices
A claims technician who deals with more complex or greater risks will have increased opportunities for transfer to different posts and companies, as will a technical claims handler gaining professional qualifications and with a willingness to relocate.
Typical employers for a claims technician would include the insurance industry, insurance broking, loss adjusting, legal practices and accident management companies
The insurance industry is dominated by large financial companies, insurers and re-insurance businesses in Europe and the UK.
Most major UK banks write a broad range of insurance contracts and may therefore have a requirement for a claims technician.
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