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Claims Handler

Job Title: Claims Handler
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 89538
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 0860449371

Claims Handler

Who is the client

Our client, an insurance company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Claims Handler for their site to investigate claims and negotiate fair settlements

Why this role
  • A competitive & progressive salary
  • Several annual and monthly monetary recognition rewards
  • Service recognition rewards
  • Further educational opportunities and becoming a member of a recognised professional body
  • A fun working environment & culture with social outings and social clubs
  • City centre location working for a large global company

What will I be doing
  • Achieve full APA accreditation
  • Handle customer enquiries and meet customer service excellence specifically in the area of travel claims
  • Handling of Insure & Go Customer Service calls
  • Handling of Roadside assistance/call centre calls
  • Logging of post on system
  • Registration of new claims
  • Assess and decision of claims including payments/declines
  • Giving advice on policy coverage
  • Handling of all complaint calls
  • Taking ownership of files from receipt to completion
  • Completing all administrative and filing duties
  • Registration of new medical screenings
  • Capturing of all relevant claims information
  • Advise customer of level of cover given on policy
  • Do the necessary work to carry out more complex cases to be decided upon and actioned quickly and on the basis of the relevant facts.
  • Ensure that all claims payments are valid and meet laid down criteria that proper audit procedures are followed and that all cheques are properly safeguarded.
  • Liaison with various internal departments.
  • To provide back-up and support to other Operations functions as required

What do I need:
  • Previous experience working in an insurance claims
  • Full APA accreditation and Full CIP accreditation is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated track record in handling the challenges of customer service positively and enthusiastically
  • Excellent written communication skills is a must
  • Ability to listen attentively and gather all relevant facts from the customer
  • Efficient with MS Office

For further information on this Claims Handler role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 /
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