Insurance and Claims Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£35,557 per annum
19 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are a charitable housing association that owns and manages more than 18,000 homes – and developing thousands more – across Yorkshire. We also provide a range of services so that people can live independently. All our profits are reinvested so that we can do even more for our customers. Our ambition is that everyone has the opportunity to live in a quality home they can afford.

We are currently seeking a Insurance and Claims Manager to be based at Dysons Chambers, Leeds on a Temporary contract until 3 July 2020 for 35 hours per week.

The main purpose of this role is to manage and arrange the annual insurance renewal for Yorkshire Housing.  This will include tendering insurance and brokers as required and leading on negotiations, prompt a review of insurance cover when appropriate and ensure the desired level of cover is in place to minimise Yorkshire Housing’s risk exposure. This will include awareness of changes within Yorkshire Housing and changing insurance needs, and monitoring uninsured losses. Take responsibility for the accurate recording of all Yorkshire Housing’s assets, liabilities and other risks as well as, leading on reducing the overall cost of insurance and claims for Yorkshire Housing. Responsible for ensuring we achieve value for money from service providers (insurers, advisers and legal representatives).

Some of the responsibilities of the role, will include managing, leading and developing the Claim Handlers, liaising with Directors, Heads of Service, Housing and Maintenance teams to highlight issues, recommending change and requesting information. You will also work with the Fleet Manager to ensure that the insurance for our motor fleet is being managed effectively, oversee and promote the Tenants Contents Insurance Scheme and lead on relevant policy development. 

We are looking for people who are committed to our company values and can demonstrate this by:

Respect: having an appreciation of and commitment to equal opportunities in all aspects of the organisation’s activities

Reliability: having the ablity to work with energy and enthusiasm to drive forward initiatives and implement change.

Enthusiasm: demonstrating the ability to think strategically and lead on process improvement/cost reduction

The closing date for applications will be Tuesday 25 June 2019

Interviews will take place on 1st and 2nd July 2019

Please note CV's will not be accepted. 

Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.

Yorkshire Housing is proactively working to implement its equality, diversity and inclusion policy.  We positively welcome and support diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Yorkshire Housing is going through a major transformation programme, called Today's Yorkshire. The programme will radically improve the way we interact with our customers, eliminate inefficiencies, and empower our staff to focus on the things that matter most to our customers.

We want to make sure that our business is sustainable and that we're able to keep building homes for new customers, making repairs in the properties we own, and support customers to live in their home independently for longer.

Transformation is across the entire organisation.  It includes changing our processes, jobs, as well as introducing new IT capability.