Crawford & Co.

Trainee Adjuster

Job Locations TW-Taipei
Posted Date 1 month ago(24-6-2021 5:22 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-13885
# of Openings
0
Category
Claims

Purpose of Position

To support the effective assessment and negotiation of claims in accordance with agreed claims settlement authority levels, policy coverage, Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators. To work with a team handling various caseloads and claims classes, and deal with claims using proactive measures and understanding the need to control costs. Level 1 Loss Adjuster is a trainee position with an emphasis on acquiring claims management skills and knowledge to progress to a Level 2 Loss Adjuster role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with investigating loss events promptly; establishing relevant facts; evaluating causation and damage (including reinstatement/ rehabilitation where applicable); and advising on any policy coverage issues which may arise
  • Assist with the preparation of client reports in an accurate & timely manner.
  • Update the claims management system as required.
  • Respond to queries from insurer clients, intermediaries, insured policyholders and third parties promptly and helpfully.
  • Effectively manage external experts, outsourced service providers, contractors, etc as required
  • Focus on what matters to the customer and promote insurer clients’ insurance brands
  • Promote Crawford’s ethics and values

Key Crawford Behaviours

  • Customer Focus: Focus on understanding and meeting the customer's needs. Involves actively seeking information to understand internal and external customers’ circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs
  • Organisational/Time Management: Effectively prioritises work and meets deadlines. Involves allocating time and resources efficiently and effectively; managing multiple assignments or tasks effectively.
  • Quality: Consistently produces high quality work. Involves professional presentation of documents, with high level of accuracy.
  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills: Communicates clearly and professionally with both internal and external clients. Involves conveying information, both written and verbal, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Responsiveness: Responds to requests for information, emails and returns telephone calls promptly and professionally
  • Adaptability: Demonstrates tolerance for uncertainty; responds to changing circumstances by being innovative and altering behaviour to better fit different situations; learn new skills, perform work in different ways; willing to be flexible.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others and build effective working relationships to accomplish common team goals and objectives. Involves understanding team dynamics, fostering collaboration, providing a tangible contribution and listening and responding to the input of others in a manner that creates an environment of mutual trust and respect. Willingness to transfer knowledge and skills as appropriate

Key Relationships

  • Crawford operational/ administration staff
  • Insurer clients, intermediaries, insured policyholders
  • Adjusters, claims consultants/ expert advisors
  • External experts, outsourced service providers, contractors

Experience/Knowledge Required

  • Demonstrates understanding of the loss adjusting industry’s roles responsibilities and key skills required of a loss adjuster, including the parties they may deal with.
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage a varied workload and competing demands.
  • Strong commercial acumen to demonstrate credibility in the market place and manage operations in an effective way.
  • Strong communicator - articulate, shows tact and diplomacy, respecting local cultures and customs.
  • Strong analytical and decision making ability in order to analyse information/problems correctly and make sound judgements, timely decisions.
  • Excellent business development / relationship management skills to maintain existing client list and win new work.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general insurance and the legal knowledge loss adjusters need to possess and the key elements of a loss adjuster's terms of engagement and the steps involved in the loss adjusting process

Education/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree relating to engineering, accountancy, finance, or other relevant discipline.

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