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Insurance Surveyor / Claims Supervisor Job Details
Job title: Insurance Surveyor / Claims Supervisor
Category: Construction & Industrial
Term: Permanent
Location: Suffolk
Ref: 895153
Job description:
Insurance Surveyor / Claims Supervisor - Suffolk, Essex, and Norfolk areas

We are looking for an Insurance Surveyor / Claims Supervisor. Working for a Building Contractor specialising in private domestic property insurance repairs you will be responsible for scoping and estimating repair works, then supervising the works to completion.

Working hours are 7.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday (with 30 mins for lunch) and you will generally spend the morning out surveying and the afternoon in the office.

Job role and responsibilities

Working as part of a small repairs team as the Insurance Surveyor / Claims Supervisor you will be responsible for overseeing a caseload of insurance repair works and being the customers main point of contact throughout the process. Average project value about £3k but range from £500 to £10k with some tendered works up to £50k).

Responsibilities will be:

Accurately survey domestic/commercial properties for fire / flood / escape of water damage & deal with insurance reinstatement works required.

* Scope the works onto various scoping systems and prepare full schedule of works for sub-contractors/direct labour
* Checking pre-scoped works and editing where necessary
* Attending pre-start meeting to greet customer and schedule works
* Meet trades on site on day one to brief works
* Ascertain Health & Safety risks and ensure H&S on site during works
* Carry out site audits as necessary and ensure quality of works on site
* Ensuring job is managed within budget set
* Deal with variations and any problems on site ensuring a quality customer service
* Post completion site visit to sign-off works
* Prepare job for final hand over to Manager ready for invoicing/final accounts
* Prepare monthly review reports on works being undertaken and progress achieved

What skills/experience will you need?

For this Insurance Surveyor / Claims Supervisor role you will need to have a proven track record of producing accurate scope of works on private domestic properties repairs (ideally with experience in insurance claims although this isn't necessarily essential as training can be given). You will need an excellent knowledge of trades and relevant costs within this industry and be able to understand/interpret and produce an accurate schedule of works.

If you have a working knowledge of Xactware and or Symbility this would be a distinct advantage.

Knowledge of Health & Safety on site and CDM Reg's would be highly advantageous

Excellent customer service, organisational and PC skills are required along with an understanding of the SLA's required with a repairs project. You should be prepared to spend sometime in the office as well as out in the field.

Package details

In addition to the Insurance Surveyor/Claims supervisor salary (negotiable dependent upon experience around £25 - £34k) you will receive a company vehicle (personal use allowed subject to HMRC guidelines), 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (some holiday days are stated) and a auto enrolled pension starting 1st July 2017. The office is located in Ipswich and you will need to live within a commutable distance from this (ideally within 30 miles).
Salary: 34000 per annum
Benefits: Bonus
Start date: 25/02/2017
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Contact telephone number: 01473 216611
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