GARD is seeking a Senior Claims Executive/Engineer – Offshore Windfarms
The position and key responsibilities
In view of growth in our insurance portfolio for offshore windfarms, we wish to recruit a Senior Claims Executive with suitable technical skills to handle claims as well as support our underwriters and risk assessment functions.
The successful candidate will join a team that will deliver the insurance solutions and services that our members and clients need in respect of valuable assets underpinning the global energy transition.
A strong engineering/technical background from offshore wind construction, installation and operation will be preferred. Experience from risk engineering and safety management will be beneficial.
A deep understanding of offshore wind assets and operations, as well as contractual and regulatory regimes within the sector, would be considered valuable.
The role will be part of an Offshore Energy Claims function with resources in our Oslo and Arendal offices. The right candidate may work in either location yet collaborate with teams across in other Gard offices globally.
The role may include support to our risk assessment and underwriting activities, including customer and broker meetings or participation in industry fora. Traveling for business purposes may be required.
The role requires strong written and oral communication, presentation, and negotiation skills. The work language is English.
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
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