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Deputy Insurance Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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.

You will need excellent team work, organisational and time management skills as these 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 and 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 1st December 2019

Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 10th December 2019

Interview Date: w/c Monday 16th December 2019

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.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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