General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.
Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, supported by over 1,500 employees worldwide, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.
Gen Re currently has an excellent opportunity for a Claims Specialist in Life/Health based in our London, UK office.
Gen Re’s office in the UK transacts UK and Irish life and health reinsurance business. It is responsible for approximately £150 million of annual reinsurance premium and reserves of £370m. It has 22 staff plus the use of several central support functions.
This role supports the Claims Management team in achieving the Claim team’s objectives in a very sophisticated and competitive market.
This position reports to the Head of Claims UK for the Life Health Team. The Claims Specialist will be responsible for the delivery of the Gen Re claims proposition in the UK and Ireland. This includes, but is not limited to, the assessment of reinsurance liability, training development and delivery, audit activities as well as representing the company by way of presentations and seminars at various Gen Re and industry meetings and conferences as requested.
The Claims Management team exists to assist in the Company’s management of profitable reinsurance business. It does this by:
The claims team currently consists of the Head of Claims and a Claims Manager.
Key Relationships (Client’s Internal/External)
This role entails close liaison with the Head of Claims and Claims Manager; and the Company’s other teams (marketing, finance, actuarial and underwriting).
Limits of Authority
Claims limits will reflect the expertise of the candidate and the business need and will be set by the Head of Claims.
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