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Indulge your passion for problem-solving and embrace the thrill of addressing risk head-on at Gallagher's global brokerage team. Join a family of diverse minds, united by a relentless pursuit of excellence. As part of our team, you'll be the architect of protection, safeguarding businesses and empowering their ambitions. Together, we'll build a legacy of trust and triumph in the dynamic world of risk management.

We believe that every candidate brings something special to the table, including you! So, even if you feel that you’re close but not an exact match, we encourage you to apply.

About the role

Our Gallagher Retail Commercial Broking Division are seeking a dedicated and hardworking Claims Handler to join our Property Claims team to look after our clients in the South Coast region. Our dynamic and collaborative team is based in Chichester so this will be a hybrid role (3 days/week in the office).

Working directly with our clients and suppliers, you will be responsible for delivering a high quality, professional advice service to your clients concerning any claims issues from beginning through conclusion. Servicing our clients with utmost care and making a difference is our focus and goal.

How you'll make an impact

  • Manage a caseload of Property claims on a delegated authority basis from cradle to grave.
  • Advise and update your clients about relevant events and discussions during their claim. Ensure complete customer satisfaction during what can be a stressful time.
  • Regularly assess the status of claims with clients, insurers, and/or their advisors/solicitors, including updating and informing them of any additional information acquired during the claims process.
  • Offer appropriate technical advice to clients throughout the duration of the claim.
  • Encourage, show compassion, and effectively balance your client’s expectations.
  • Ensure your market, insurance, legislation, and other technical knowledge is developed and maintained.
  • Run claims efficiently and keep the system updated with all relevant information.
  • Ensure that claims statistics are accurate and produced in accordance to SLAs

About you

  • Ambitious to learn a technical insurance role and develop a career in the insurance industry.
  • Previous experience within the insurance industry from different claims areas (Property/Travel/Motor/etc) would be ideal.
  • Strong client service drive along with forward planning and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional communications skills, task focused, and keen to develop your career.
  • Able to spot potential risks and seek advice when required; by applying due diligence and adhering to company processes.
  • Strong social skills, able to show initiative when assisting team members.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

About rewards and compensation

On top of a competitive salary, great teams and exciting career opportunities, we also offer a wide range of benefits.

Below are the minimum core benefits you’ll get, depending on your job level these benefits may improve:

  • Minimum of 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and the option to ‘buy’ 5 more days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme, which Gallagher will also contribute to
  • Life insurance, which will pay 4x your basic annual salary, which you can top-up to 10x
  • Income protection, we’ll cover up to 50% of your annual income, with options to top up
  • Health cash plan or Private medical insurance

Other benefits include

  • Three fully paid volunteering days per year
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan, offering company shares at a discount
  • Share incentive plan, HMRC approved, tax effective, stock purchase plan
  • Critical illness cover
  • Discounted gym membership, with over 3,000 gyms nationally
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to a discounted voucher portal to save money on your weekly shop or next big purchase
  • Emergency back-up family care
  • And many more…