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Insurance Facilitator

Advertiser: Mornington Peninsula Shire3.2 out of 53.2 overall rating (16 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Jun 2019
Location
Mornington Peninsula & Bass Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Insurance & Superannuation, Claims

Insurance Facilitator

 



Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria’s destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge. 


Insurance Facilitator

  • $86,170.09+
  • Permanent Full-time
  • Contribute to the efficiency & quality of our Shire's services to its community.

 

About the business 

With approximately 1200 employees, MPS is a busy and vibrant workplace. Our primary sites are located at Rosebud, Mornington and Hastings, with additional facilities across the Shire. 

 

Mornington Peninsula Shire is responsible for more than 70 services from family and children’s services, traffic regulation, open space, youth facilities, waste management and community building; to matters concerning business development, planning for appropriate development and ensuring accountability for Council’s budget.

 

This broad range of community services and infrastructure for residents supports the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community.

 

About the Role

The position oversees insurance related matters and is responsible for the coordination and administration of all claims received by Mornington Peninsula Shire.

 

Job tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Processing of public liability/professional indemnity, motor vehicle, property and other insurances and claims
  • Co-ordination of Council’s annual Liability Assessment Audits for public liability, professional indemnity, plant, property and fidelity.
  • Reviewing claims processes in order to gain a complete understanding of current procedures, document processes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Liaise with counterparts, both internally and external, regarding best practice claims management processes. Incorporating this knowledge to make recommendations for policy amendment/improvements for Council.
  • Maintaining a claims database (Elumina), monitoring trends, preparing reports and making recommendations regarding actions to reduce the number of claims made against Council
  • Facilitating external insurers’ audits and coordinating the implementation of audit recommendations with the relevant Council officers.
  • Ensuring an effective claims management service that will minimise Council’s risk of legal exposure.
  • Developing processes, strategies and systems focused on reducing Council’s insurance premium.
  • Providing technical advice, training and guidence to staff and claimants on all claims related matters in a timely and efficient manner.

 

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a high-volume insurance claims settlement role, preferably in a local government environment.
  • Knowledge of or experience in the Local Government sector highly desirable
  • Experience working with contractors, solicitors, insurance companies, brokers, loss adjustors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislations impacting on service delivery Knowledge and/or understanding of risk management, insurance law and common law principles as they apply to the settlement of insurance and liability claims.
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office and Corporate database systems.
  • High level analytical skills, especially the interpretation and presentation of complex information to make informed and sound decisions

A tertiary qualification in business, risk management, finance or related discipline with several years relevant experience or lesser formal qualifications with extensive experience.

 

Qualifications through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance would be highly desirable.

 

Please refer to the PD for the full dimensions of the role.

 

Please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume by 6pm, Friday 21st June 2019

 

Contact Details 

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Bulent Oz, Financial Controller 03 5950 1435.

 

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; have a disability; and/or a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

 

Applicants must be either an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or possess an appropriate work rights Visa.



Enquiries: Bulent Oz
Ph: 0359501435
Applications Close: 21/06/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
Bulent Oz
0359501435
The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; have a disability; and/or a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

All employment offers will be subject to
various safety screening and background
checks.



Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria’s destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge. 


Insurance Facilitator

  • $86,170.09+
  • Permanent Full-time
  • Contribute to the efficiency & quality of our Shire's services to its community.

 

About the business 

With approximately 1200 employees, MPS is a busy and vibrant workplace. Our primary sites are located at Rosebud, Mornington and Hastings, with additional facilities across the Shire. 

 

Mornington Peninsula Shire is responsible for more than 70 services from family and children’s services, traffic regulation, open space, youth facilities, waste management and community building; to matters concerning business development, planning for appropriate development and ensuring accountability for Council’s budget.

 

This broad range of community services and infrastructure for residents supports the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community.

 

About the Role

The position oversees insurance related matters and is responsible for the coordination and administration of all claims received by Mornington Peninsula Shire.

 

Job tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Processing of public liability/professional indemnity, motor vehicle, property and other insurances and claims
  • Co-ordination of Council’s annual Liability Assessment Audits for public liability, professional indemnity, plant, property and fidelity.
  • Reviewing claims processes in order to gain a complete understanding of current procedures, document processes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Liaise with counterparts, both internally and external, regarding best practice claims management processes. Incorporating this knowledge to make recommendations for policy amendment/improvements for Council.
  • Maintaining a claims database (Elumina), monitoring trends, preparing reports and making recommendations regarding actions to reduce the number of claims made against Council
  • Facilitating external insurers’ audits and coordinating the implementation of audit recommendations with the relevant Council officers.
  • Ensuring an effective claims management service that will minimise Council’s risk of legal exposure.
  • Developing processes, strategies and systems focused on reducing Council’s insurance premium.
  • Providing technical advice, training and guidence to staff and claimants on all claims related matters in a timely and efficient manner.

 

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a high-volume insurance claims settlement role, preferably in a local government environment.
  • Knowledge of or experience in the Local Government sector highly desirable
  • Experience working with contractors, solicitors, insurance companies, brokers, loss adjustors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislations impacting on service delivery Knowledge and/or understanding of risk management, insurance law and common law principles as they apply to the settlement of insurance and liability claims.
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office and Corporate database systems.
  • High level analytical skills, especially the interpretation and presentation of complex information to make informed and sound decisions

A tertiary qualification in business, risk management, finance or related discipline with several years relevant experience or lesser formal qualifications with extensive experience.

 

Qualifications through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance would be highly desirable.

 

Please refer to the PD for the full dimensions of the role.

 

Please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume by 6pm, Friday 21st June 2019

 

Contact Details 

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Bulent Oz, Financial Controller 03 5950 1435.

 

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; have a disability; and/or a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

 

Applicants must be either an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or possess an appropriate work rights Visa.



Enquiries: Bulent Oz
Ph: 0359501435
Applications Close: 21/06/2019

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

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