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Claims Executive/Senior Claims Executive

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 19, 2021
  • Oslo
  • Application Deadline: Sept. 19, 2021
  • Oslo

We are looking for a Claims Executive /Senior Claims Executive to strengthen our P&I and Offshore Energy Claims team in Oslo. The team is cross-functional and responsible for handling a variety of claims within P&I and Offshore Energy claims.

As a Claims Executive, you will be responsible for handling claims and provide high quality legal claims advice within all aspects of P&I operations. You will work closely with our Members and manage your own cases with a high degree of autonomy, together with a very competent claims team. In your daily work you will have contact with shipowners / operators/charterers and traders, surveyors, experts, and lawyers. Your work will involve evaluating, negotiating and settling claims as well as providing advice to Members and clients. As a member of the Claims team and in cooperation with the Underwriting team you will contribute towards market development of the Oslo member and client portfolio.

The position's main responsibilities will be within P&I claims, with an opportunity to develop further expertise within Offshore Energy claims.

Work with great people

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"The potential for personal development is excellent"
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"Gard is diverse, international and very welcoming"
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"In Gard you continue to learn, everyday"
Senior Underwriter | Location: London
"Gard has excellent tools available to help you do your job well"

Skills & Requirements

  • Experience with handling P&I Claims or relevant legal experience is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with both colleagues and clients
  • Ability to perform in and contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to analyze, structure and organize tasks and work independently
  • Solution and result-oriented mindset
  • Is highly motivated to learn as well as share knowledge
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Great Place to Work

  • Friendly atmosphere

  • 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

About the company

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

Lene Bjørhei Skyum | Contact Person

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