Liability Claims Consultant - 12 month Parental Leave Contract -Full Time - Sydney CBD

  • Yegal
  • Sydney
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time, Contract Commercial & Corporate Law General Practice Insurance & Superannuation Law Personal Injury Law Property Law

Job Description

BACKGROUND TO THIS POSITION  & CLIENT

This Yegal client is one of the leading financial services / insurance claims organisations in Australia.

Claims roles are a great way for law graduates to get exposure to the legal sector. This firm is themselves a client of some of Australia's leading law firms. When these insurance claims become complex, they are referred to a number of leading Australian law firms for management/ advice. In this way, you will be working with external counsel on a daily basis.

The company office is centrally located adjacent to Australia Square and a short walk from Wynyard Train Station.

You'll be offered a range of exciting benefits including flexible working in addition to a generous remuneration package.

KEY DUTIES

  • Manage a portfolio of claims with a mixed portfolio including liability property claims,
    personal injury claims and other claims
  • Interacting with and providing instructions to Legal Panel Firms within the required
    timeframes on all pre-litigated and litigated matters
  • Providing clients and other involved parties with updates in relation to
    litigated matters
  • Preparing claims for and attending claims review meetings when required
  • Build and develop external business relationships with external networks.
  • Undertaking pre-mediation preparation, assisting with strategy considerations and
    attending mediations as required
  • providing end to end claims management.
  • Interpret public liability policy wordings and apply accurately
  • Provide advice to insurer client on coverage, liability, quantum, reserving and
    settlement
  • Liaise with various third party providers including solicitors, loss adjusters, brokers
    and barristers
  • Settling claims within client service instructions, company guidelines and delegated
    authority
  • Attending client meetings where applicable
  • Achieve monthly KPI’s as designated by management
  • Comply with all relevant legislation
  • Resolve complaints in accordance with company guidelines
  • Identify potential fraud/recovery indicators for claims where applicable
  • Actively participate in team meetings and project activities as required

ABOUT YOU

  • Attention to detail and critical thinking skills typically acquired over the course of a law degree
  • Ability to engage, instruct and work with relevant providers including loss adjusters, lawyers and consultants
  • You must be strong communicator & have a client centric approach, you have a high degree of empathy and understanding.
  • Legal qualifications will be advantageous but candidates approaching admission will be considered
  • Ability to build and maintain strong client/customer relationships
  • Good problem-solving skills - ability to interpret technical / investigation reports to make sound business decisions
  • Ability to participate in alternative dispute resolution

Firm or Organisation Name

Yegal

Contact Name

Michael Buggy

Email Address

michael@yegal.com.au

Job Level

Any level

Country

Australia

State

New South Wales