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Portfolio Claims Underwriter Hiscox

Job ID: 7272
Department: Claims
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Location(s): York, UK
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent

Job Description:

About the Casualty & Specialty Portfolio Claims team


The role sits within the Casualty & Specialty Portfolio Claims team and is part of the wider Claims function  who are based in London, Colchester, York and Glasgow. You will be working with colleagues in these locations on a daily basis. The team are open and collaborative, highly customer focused and dedicated individuals, who all strive to deliver the very best service and go the extra mile. The claims service is at the heart of the business.

The role: - Portfolio Claims Underwriter (Bodily Injury & Medical Malpractice)

This role will give you the opportunity to handle a varied portfolio of bodily injury claims including Employer’s Liability, Public Liability and Medical Malpractice matters. You will be helping policyholders when things have gone wrong for them, during what can be a stressful experience, trying to relieve them of that stress and resolve the problem. This job is always varied and never becomes routine or dull - you don’t know what each day will bring as new claims arise every day.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to enter or progress in the insurance industry. The successful candidate will handle a wide range of claims whilst improving their business knowledge and negotiation skills. They will enhance their technical ability with the support and guidance that a highly qualified and experienced claims team can provide. The role also provides the opportunity to develop an expertise in specific product areas, monitor trends and external influences such as new law, regulations and other external influences.


What you’ll be doing as a Casualty & Specialty Portfolio Claims Underwriter: