Claims Manager Insurance, Full Time or Part Time

Specialty Lines CH & International

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Claims Manager Insurance, Full Time or Part Time

Specialty Lines CH & International

For other companies, it's merely lip service. For us, it is a guiding principle: &Go. It stands for the trust we place in our employees and their abilities. Because we believe that shared success is only possible when everyone is given the scope they need to let their talents unfold in the best possible way. The best way not only for your personal development, but for the development of the company as a whole. We look forward to receiving your application.

We are looking to recruit a claims manager into our Engineering, Large and Special Risks (ELS) claims team. Are you a qualified Lawyer or Accountant, interested in developing a career in large and complex international property insurance claims? A knowledge of insurance claims management is not essential, but a desire to learn is. You would be expected to develop your insurance claims knowledge using internal and external training resources.

Your responsibility

  • Management of industrial property and engineering claims from notification through to closure.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of new claims and updates to existing claims.
  • Maintain overview of claims development and referral to senior management when appropriate.
  • Ensure claims are properly investigated and recorded, including instructing external legal and technical experts where appropriate.
  • Advocate on behalf of Helvetia at claims meetings.
  • Determine correct liability in accordance with the insurance contract and authorize payment of claim.
  • Defend Helvetia's decision on liability with internal and external partners.
  • Communicate with Underwriting department on progress and outcome of claim and recommendations for future contracts.
  • Level of employment: 80% - 100%.

Your qualification

  • Post-qualification experience in Law or Accountancy.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and good spoken and written German. Any other European languages would be an advantage.
  • Computer literacy in Word, Excel, etc.
  • Logical thinker, inquisitive, patient, self-reliant.
  • Knowledge of industrial property or engineering claims management is an asset.
  • Proven track record in Project Management preferred.

Basle / Zurich
Part-time or Full-time
With work experience
by appointment

What we offer



Alice-Alexandra Kall
Recruiting Partner

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Ian Hogarth
Head of Claims, Engineering Large and Speciality Risks

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