St Helens Borough Council is seeking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic, and conscientious Senior Insurance Officer to support the Head of Audit and Risk in developing and delivering the Council’s Insurance Policy and Strategy.
Duties will include the management of all civil claims made against the Council, providing advice to Council Officers on insurance matters, liaising with insurance professionals and line management to ensure that appropriate insurance arrangements are in place, to mitigate the overall financial risk arising from claims. To provide information to senior management based on claims data that will allow improvements to services and a reduction in the number and costs of claims.
The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines, experience of working at a senior level within an organisation and have extensive knowledge of the insurance sector and relevant qualification(s). The post holder will be the main contact internally and externally on all insurance related matters and is expected to keep abreast of industry changes by way of membership to professional groups and attendance of seminars etc.
Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
We welcome applications from the BAME community
For an informal discussion, please Gary Evans@sthelens.gov.uk