Executive General Adjuster

Location
California
Salary
£80710.25 - £104923.33 per annum
Posted
09 Jul 2018
Closes
08 Aug 2018
Ref
VR/32862/LS
Contact
Lawes Consulting Group
Job Roles
Loss Adjuster
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title - Executive General Adjuster
Salary: - £Open
Job Type: Permanent
Location - California - USA
Industry - Loss Adjusters, Claims
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The Executive General Adjuster will be responsible for investigating and reporting upon insurance losses for and on behalf of Insurers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform loss adjusting function for claims and also develop skills in other areas of loss adjusting. This may involve:-
-Receipt of new claim instructions and initiating claims handling procedures
-Attendance at incident site (where applicable) to carry out thorough investigation of loss circumstances and damages sustained
-Liaise with official accident investigation agencies (governmental and/or commercial) and other agencies
-Evaluate and assess all elements which may impact upon Underwriters' potential exposure
-Regularly liaise and report to Underwriters and other insurance practitioners regarding circumstances, damage, costs and cause of loss, including detailed assessment and reporting of settlement options and recommendations
-Regularly liaise with Insured or Third Parties to progress claims settlement
-Liaise and negotiate with prospective repair agents, manufacturers, third party claimants in respect of damages, repair work scopes, cost estimates. Review and report recommendations regarding costs and estimates with payment recommendation to Underwriters
-Provision of technical advice to other adjusters, external counsel and experts, in respect of liability and/or subrogation issues
-Where necessary to act as an expert witness in the litigation process
-Provision of general advice and assistance to Underwriters in respect of interpretation of policy conditions
-Liaise with Finance personnel to assist in prompt settlement of Fee Accounts
-Mentoring and development of junior adjusters where required
-Work within assigned office budget to maintain productivity and WIP figures

Competencies:

Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally and to maximize both people and budget resources. The employee must display strong interpersonal skills and work co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal. The employee must also show adaptability, initiative, and dependability and must maintain absolute confidentiality with respect to the Company's proprietary information.

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Industrial Property or Energy experience preferred.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree preferred, CIP (current or enrolled) and experience in the field preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to understand written and oral communication. Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing. Capable of responding effectively to requests for information. Ability to produce written and oral reports.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and to perform calculations involving decimals and fractions and apply to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages, compare values and create and interpret graphs.

Computer Skills:

Proficient personal computer skills using Microsoft Office applications, electronic mail system, routine database activity and the internet. Proficient in the creation of new Excel spreadsheets and ability to understand, utilize and improve existing spreadsheets.

Please feel free to contact me for a further information if you have the relevant experience please do not hesitate to contact me directly on +44 203 7272312 or email at steven@lawesgroup.co.uk

To view all Current Vacancies or for more information on our Refer a Friend scheme, contact one of our consultants or visit our website www.lawesgroup.co.uk http://www.lawesgroup.co.uk;

Please Note: We will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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