We are looking for a Claims Executive to strengthen our P&I cargo claims team in Arendal. The team handles third party claims on behalf of Gard’s clients worldwide and provides advice on various cargo related issues.
As a Claims Executive, you will be responsible for the handling of Cargo Claims for selected clients. This is an operational position involving contact with shipowners / operators, surveyors, experts and lawyers, and involves evaluating, negotiating and settling cargo claims as well as providing advice to clients.
The position's main responsibilities will be within liquid cargo claims, including owners and charterers work, but applicants may be asked to handle a broader spectrum of claim types as and when required.
We are looking for a Master Mariner with experience from chemical or product tankers or other liquid trade. The ideal candidate has sailed as Captain or Chief Officer but other nautical or non-nautical relevant qualification will also be considered.
Applicants will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a structured manner, while also contributing to the team in a hectic working environment.
Career opportunities within a global market lead
Work life balance
An environment that encourages ideas
Colleagues who believe in knowledge sharing
A work environment with deep competencies
High employee engagement - A great place to work
For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world’s leading marine insurers, has been helping the marine industries to protect their assets and safeguard their income. Having expanded from our origins in southern Norway to a network of 13 offices across the globe, we have witnessed the impact the sea can have and have learnt a thing or two.
Despite our breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we try to learn something new every day to prepare our Members and clients for their next journey, and to find and deliver the right solutions. So, whenever the unexpected arises it is good to know that someone is ready, willing and able to assist; someone with expertise that has been refined for over a century.
It is not just what we do, but how we do it that delivers the best value in the market – matching our expertise with an unrivalled commitment to what we do. We will turn every stone to find a solution and see it carried through.
Such ability and dedication is rare, so we take great care in choosing, training and supporting our employees. The way we see it, our people are the difference between good and great.”
1907Assuranceforeningen Gard established on 9 October
1939Insures 40 per cent of the Norwegian tanker fleet
1958Starts to insure vessels outside Norway
1973Moves into the offshore energy sector
1983Sets up an office in London
2000Insures more than 5,000 vessels
2004Sole ownership of Gard Marine & Energy
20072007Celebrates its centenary with nine offices and 300 employees
2015Insured tonnage is in excess of 260 million gross tonnes