Technical Claims Handler

Company:  Aon
Location: Leeds
Closing Date: 15/08/2024
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Technical Claims Handler, Leeds

Are you a Technical Claims Handler with experience gained in handling UK commercial claims? Are you able to build strong, lasting relationships with clients and secure them the best possible claims outcomes? If so, then we have the perfect opportunity for you working on hybrid basis with an office base in Leeds.

Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organisation, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

About the role

As a Technical Claims Handler, you will be responsible for managing a varying range of claims across an allocated portfolio of commercial clients. Your role is key in ensuring all claims progress without delay and to the optimum conclusion. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring timely intimation of claims to relevant insurer(s), establishing applicable coverage, and assisting/supporting the client through any required disclosure or data gathering requirements.
  • Co-ordinating claims from FNOL to settlement, advocating on behalf of the client ensuring their interests are protected throughout.
  • Providing expert guidance, technical analysis, and support to clients to facilitate the smooth progression of claims.
  • Liaising with insurers, loss adjusters and other stakeholders including internal servicing contacts
  • Accurate management of electronic claim files, processing all correspondence and diaries within SLA
  • Where required, attend claims review meetings, and produce claims experience reports, where required
  • Supporting colleagues and internal stakeholders with technical referrals encompassing coverage or quantum queries

Skills and experience that will lead to success

  • Experience of handling Cross Class Insurance Claims with an emphasis on the core classes of Property, CAR, Casualty and ideally some exposure to Product Liability. Financial Lines experience is highly beneficial but not essential to the role.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • A willingness to mentor and support junior members of the team.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.

How we support our colleagues

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two "Global Wellbeing Days" each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more empowered, and more valued.

We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on

Aon promotes and values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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