Building Surveyor - Insurance Claims

  • Location

    Chorley, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance

  • Contact:

    Paul Stroud

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Responsible for working with clients within the Insurance Sector
Key Skills Required: -
* Good knowledge of insurance schedule of rates contracts
* Experience within a similar role is preferable, ideally within the property insurance claims industry
* Excellent communication skills
* Sound knowledge of building technology and the building industry
* Proven management skills
* Knowledge and experience of all insurance related perils such as fire, flood, escape of water and storm etc…
* Health and Safety knowledge relevant to the construction industry
* Construction estimating experience would be an advantage
* Confident IT skills including MS Word and Excel
* Ability to project manage and run several jobs at a time
* A strong focus on customer service
* Good time management and organisational skills
* Clean driving license
Qualifications required: -
* Minimum 5 years surveying / project management experience
* Degree in Building Surveying or alternatively HNC / HND in Building Studies (or equivalent)
* Suitable Health and Safety Qualification (IOSH, NEBOSH etc…)
* Appropriate CSCS Card desirable
The role will include: -
* Attending policyholder's properties that have been damaged as a result of an insurance claim
* Surveying and assessing the cause of damage and producing reports for client review
* Managing jobs up to £100K
* Creating schedules of work for insurer approval and in accordance with insurance principles
* Liaising directly with Loss Adjusters, Claims Handlers, Clients and Policyholders
* Working with and managing a sub-contractor supply chain throughout each project through to customer satisfaction
* Building and maintaining strong working relationships with clients