Deputy Insurance Manager

London (Greater)
£36,219 – £43,887 per annum
18 Nov 2020
06 Dec 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Deputy Insurance Manager

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced insurance professional to join the busy and friendly Insurance Team providing a customer-focused service across Richmond and Wandsworth Councils.

Reporting to the Insurance Manager and having line management for two Principal Insurance Officers, you will be responsible for overseeing the insurance programme ensuring expeditious and effective claims handling by our contracted insurance providers whilst also supporting the Insurance Manager with work across Richmond and Wandsworth Councils as required.

Supporting and developing team members, excellent organisational and time management skills are key to meeting the expectations of service departments. With a strong insurance background, preferably within a similar organisation, a sound understanding of insurance regulation, case law and principles and how these are applied within a local government setting is essential.

This is a progressive team providing a service to two councils which will suit talented and ambitious professionals seeking to take the next step in their career. 

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include flexible working dependent on service need, a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline:

Closing Date:  Sunday 6th December 2020

Shortlisting Date: Thursday 10th December 2020

Interview Date: w/c Monday 14th December 2020

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.