Vacancy ID:
10070
Location:
Hybrid Working
Department:
Estates and Campus Services
Vacancy terms:
Full Time Permanent
Salary details:
Grade 5: £25,138 to £29,605
Hours per week:
35
16 Jul 2024
About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Insurance team at the University of Leicester. You will be working as part of a great team providing support to the wider university.

You will have overall responsibility for managing the departmental travel and motor accounts including negotiation and settlement of claims arising.

You will be asked to provide technical specialist advice, support and facilitation of all classes of insurance cover to schools/departments and to assist and contribute to the negotiation and administration of the University’s insurance portfolio.

Annual leave is more generous in Higher Education than in other sectors. At the University of Leicester, full-time staff members can enjoy a generous holiday entitlement of 41 days, made up of 27 days of annual leave plus 6 university closure days and 8 bank holidays.  Not only that, but you'll also enjoy generous employer pension contributions. 

About you

Due to the specialist technical nature of this role there is a requirement an individual to possess significant vocational experience and expertise, ideally from a broking or insurance company background with your Certificate in insurance or progress towards and have a good working knowledge of the UK Insurance Industry

You should have the ability to work as part of a Team but also be able to use your initiative and judgement to resolve problems independently, organise and prioritise your own workload but utilising your excellent organisational skills.

The nature of the work means that attention to details is key and the ability to communicate clearly, compassionately and diplomatically both orally and in writing is a must as is the ability to work effectively under pressure in a clam manner and meet deadlines

You should also be confident using IT applications to assist with the compiling of databases and statistics.

Additional information
Informal enquires are welcomed and should be directed to the Insurance Manager, Emma Freeman by email ([email protected]) or by phone on 07786833203

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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