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Portfolio Claims Underwriter Hiscox

Job ID: 5766
Department: Claims
Employment type: Permanent - Full time
Location(s): York, UK
Preferred education: Degree or equivalent

Job Description:

About Hiscox UK and Ireland

Hiscox UK and Ireland is a leading brand in the insurance market, recognised as setting the standards others try to emulate. We consistently deliver strong growth and exceptional returns, recruiting only the very best and empowering them to deliver. We are known for insuring the homes of the rich and famous through to the most innovative technology companies. Our customers are diverse and unique and are only united by our ability to provide specialist insurance tailored to their needs.


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:

This role will give you the opportunity to handle a mixed claims portfolio of liability, professional indemnity, technology, media and contingency claims. You will be helping policyholders when things have gone wrong for them in their business, during what can be a stressful experience, trying to relieve them of that stress and resolve the problem for them so they can get on with their business. 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.


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