Senior Insurance Manager

  • Vacancy Reference:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Part Time
  • Type of Contract:
    Senior Manager
  • Temp or Perm:
  • City:
  • Closing Date:
    19 April 2024
  • Salary:
    £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

Wilson James have been raising standards in security, construction logistics, aviation services, and technology for over 30 years. With 5,000 employees and a presence across over 300 client sites all over the UK, we are dedicated to delivering tailored solutions and top-tier customer service. As a leading managed service provider, we prioritise safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Joining Wilson James offers the excitement of working with diverse, vibrant clients, making for a dynamic and engaging workplace.    

We are looking for someone to join us as a Senior Insurance Manager to join us on a part time basis, whose primary focus will be to ensure that Wilson James is appropriately insured as an essential basis for the lawful and compliant conduct of its commercial operations. As a Senior Insurance Manager, you will be the lead manager of all workplace policies and liaise with the leads for employee relations and complaint case work, forming a full picture of the Company's insurance risk and highlighting complex or high-risk cases for attention. You will maintain effective relationships with the Company's broker and insurers, improve our risk management proposition, and recommend change based on learning from cases and risk assessment. This role is ideal for you if you are currently working in insurance management or working for an insurance underwriter or broker and looking to take on a better life-work balance, moving away from your full-time role and working 3 days a week.

What do you get from us:   

  • The Role – Working 3 days a week, part time, based in the head office in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex 
    Pay: £30,000 - £33,000 pro rota'd annual salary (equivalent to full time salary of £50,000 - £55,000 pa) 
  • Lifestyle Benefits – Mortgage and financial advice, vouchers for various shopping outlets and food stores, employee referral scheme.  
  • Learning & Development – we actively encourage progression and offer various eLearning courses, progression, training whilst on site, apprenticeships, and in-house training courses.   
  • Health and Wellbeing – Life assurance scheme, access to mental health support specialists  
  • Access to an Online GP Service for you and your dependents 

A typical day in the life as a Senior Insurance Manager:   

  • Negotiate and manage insurances for a complex business with diverse operating sectors and a large employee base 
  • Identify ‘red flag' or complex cases, ‘joining the dots', presenting issues for decision and mitigating risk 
  • Coordinate and review cases & risks on monthly basis  
  • Respond effectively to & coordinate with third parties such as broker & insurer, working to improve our risk management proposition  
  • Manage data & reporting providing a single view of potential and current claims and visibility of claims liability including Claims Tracker Portal and linking with Complaint data  
  • Internal Focal point recommending process and system change

What are we looking for?  

  • Previous experience in insurance management including working for an insurance underwriter or broker
  • Experience with management of insurance policies and relationships with brokers, insurers & lawyers 
  • Practical knowledge of legal aspects of governance in terms of insurance claims (civil liability) and workplace injuries 
  • Organisational skills and able to be an effective internal focal point & champion for change 
  • Evidence of professional development in the insurance sector  
  • Work experience within environments such as Security, Aviation, Construction Logistics is desirable. 
  • Membership of CII (Chartered Insurance Institute), Degree (Bachelor or above) in Business Administration/ Risk Management or a related field 

Apply today and secure your future with Wilson James!  

Wilson James is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position, however each case will be assessed on an individual basis. For information about Wilson James' commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion,  

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Wilson James Ltd, Chalkwell Lawns, 648-656 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK, SS0 9HR

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Jennifer Stone


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