Location: City of London, London
Salary: £20 - £24 per hour + PAYE
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Food Food Food
Contact Name: Julia Glancy

Group Insurance Manager

Job Description

We are looking for Interim Group Insurance Manager, to deal with ad hoc insurance-related enquires raised by the teams, in particular regards to development sites insurance issues and with various housing management/customer service teams to deal with tenant/leasehold related insurance claims and premium enquires. Legacy GHA outstanding ZMI Run-Off Claims will also need to be picked up.


Efficient arrangement & management of the Group's Insurance in order to mitigate Group's insurable risk exposures to match the Group's risk appetite as the Group's business model evolves and to assist the Group to achieve its business plan objectives. Day to day management & performance, including regulatory control of Group's Protected Captive Cell company. To be the Guernsey Financial Services Commission registered responsible person for the PCC and contribute to the Group's overall annual surplus objectives. Provision of Insurance advice & training to staff across the Group

You will need to have sound commercial insurance-related experience with specific knowledge of property, liability, motor, and construction risks either as a broker or as a member of an in-house team. Experience within RSL, property investment company, or a local authority would be ideal. Some basic knowledge of the operational principles of captive cells and alternative risk finance models is required. All prospective candidates should be at least a Certificate of CII qualified or undertaking the qualification.

This is 3 months interim role, which can be extended in the future. Main accountabilities:

To effect and maintain insurance cover in relation to the Group's, business plan objectives, assets, and liabilities and to arrange appropriate covers as required mitigating the insurable risk to the Group.

To have a thorough knowledge of the housing association sector in general and their insurable risk requirements in particular as well as the available markets within the UK to enable the Group to have access to the best value products to meet their insurable risk exposures.

To keep abreast of the changes in UK statute and case law that may have an effect on the Group's insurable risk exposure or ability to defend the Group against liability claims.

To ensure that the Protected Captive Cell management agents are performing their tasks in accordance with the management agreement terms and conditions.

To work closely with the new business and development team from the conceptual stage to ensure that the insurable risk exposures are best dealt at the earliest stages of the development pipeline and ensure that the appropriate placement approach and best value and bespoke insurance products are in place to mitigate the insurable risk exposures to our developments.

Submit annual renewal report to Group Finance Director to obtain written approval prior to instructing the broker to finalise renewals.

Review all PQQ responses to ensure bidders have appropriate insurance policies in place to meet the prospective contract requirements as well as the Group's financial regulations

To be aware of the relevant provisions, duties and obligations imposed under various forms of contract or tenancy agreements and their application in relation to material damage, business interruption and liability claims and provide advice as to where improvements to the wording in such contracts could be made to mitigate the Group's exposure. Manage and resolve complaints

To ensure that all claims are processed efficiently at all stages from first notification to settlement. The role will involve corresponding and liaising with various departments and managers internally as well as extensive contact with liability/loss adjusters, solicitors, insurers and brokers.

Provide third party landlord scheme offering building insurance to enable the temporary housing team to enter into lease agreements

To ensure that records held on the insurance claims and information systems are up to date and properly maintained in accordance with both the GDPR as well as the Guernsey Financial Service Commission.

Work with HR team to ensure Group Life Assurance and Income protection meetings the Group's need and provide an annual report to the HR Director

To examine and approve policy wordings relating to all Group insurances and, where services are being provided by external bodies (e.g., by contractors, consultants, etc.), to ensure that adequate insurance is in force to protect the Group's interests in accordance with our obligations under the Insurance Act 2015.

To ensure that the claims data is in the ownership of the Group and not the insurer or scheme management agents to ensure that the Group is in control of the data for underwriting and review purposes in order that the Group can then make informed decisions.

To check, approve and authorise all insurance premiums and to maintain accurate records of payments made and received. Role accountabilities

To ensure that all rechargeable premiums are correctly charged and to calculate and supply relevant departments within the Group with details of insurance premiums which the Group is, or may be, entitled to reclaim under the terms of an existing management or lease agreement.

To prepare, arrange and conduct regular training sessions, briefings and presentations for various departments of the Group.

To ensure that the Insurance Procedure Guide is kept up to date and to review procedures and insurance forms where necessary.

To prepare budgets for future insurance expenditure and to ensure that these budgets are effectively monitored and controlled.

To develop and promote the Landlord's Buildings Insurance Scheme and tenants contents insurance scheme.

To develop and promote insurance schemes such as a rent guarantee or deposit guarantee scheme to help other Group directorates deliver their business objectives.

To provide support and advise to the Insurance Officer on the dissemination of e-mails via direct e-mail address

To design and negotiate all Group insurance renewals with the Protected Captive Cell or relevant brokers and insurers in order to gain the best terms possible for the Group. To ensure that the Protected Captive Cell (PCC) delivers a surplus and contributes the same to the overall Group surplus in a timely fashion and without threat to the financial viability of their PCC Monthly review of PCC profit and loss to determine reserves and funds are adequate


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