Building Insurance Surveyor

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Redditch ,

Ferris UK Ltd are seeking an experienced Building Insurance Surveyor. The position will involve attending policyholder properties that have been damaged and creating a report (following a prescribed template) assessing the validity of the claim along with the creation of a scope of work to rectify identified insured damage, along with any additional recommendations to insurers. The successful candidate will work hand in hand with an assigned Project Manager ensuring customer satisfaction.

The role- Building Insurance Surveyor will include:
This role is within a rapidly growing construction company, servicing domestic buildings insurance claims. The role will involve a mixture of office-based work (in the south midlands) and WFH. The company is a vibrant workplace with a helpful and friendly culture. Experience within the buildings insurance claims industry is valued.
Attending policyholder's properties that have notified their insurer of a potential insurance claim. Surveying and assessing the cause of damage and validity of the claim. Creation of a detailed report for client review (prescribed template)Creation of a costed schedule of works (Using Xactimate)
. Submission of Variation Orders (VO’s)
Liaising directly with Loss Adjusters, Claims Handlers, Clients and Policyholders

The role will involve travel within a 70 Mile (approx.) radius of Redditch.
The position would suit someone with experience of scoping insurance related building works. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate previous experience in the managing of property insurance claims or building estimating.
Responsibilities include:
Creation of schedule of reinstatement works associated with the insured peril (using our scoping platform)Managing a portfolio of work along with customer expectations. Ensuring surveys are completed in a timely manner as per the Service Level Agreement (SLA)Liaising with the appointed loss adjusters and claims handlers throughout the claim.
You will need to have:
Good organisational skills and understanding of MS Office.

A strong focus on customer service

Have Knowledge and experience of all insurance related perils such as fire, flood, escape of water and storm etc…
Experience needed- Building Insurance Surveyor
·       Minimum 3 years’ experience surveying buildings insurance claims
·       Experience with Xactimate is advantageous
·       Experience surveying for a contractor is advantageous 
Small works management

Knowledge of property insurance claims

Experience of preparing specifications, scopes of work and contract documents.

We are a progressive business with established credentials and can offer rewarding employment opportunities.

The Package:
Personal development20+ days holiday plus statutory holidays (increasing annually)Statutory Pension
Job Type: Full-time
Company car and fuel included + additional benefits
Birthday off after 1st year

Social Activities

28 days holiday including Bank Holidays

Additional Days holiday accruement

Company – IT / Surveying equipment

Work related training courses & qualifications.

Personal progression actively encouraged & assisted.
We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Salary: Competitive
Monday to Friday
Insurance Surveying: 3 years

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