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LOSS ADJUSTER

 Our Client is located in Lagos  and seeking to hire a  Loss Adjuster. A Loss Adjuster is to investigate insurance Claims on behalf of the insurer once they reach a certain size. 

Responsibilities

  • Investigate and process insurance claims filed by policyholders.
  • Interview claimant and witnesses to gather pertinent information.
  • Handle and process a variety of claims, including automobile, life, and home insurance claims.
  • Handle property claims involving damage to buildings and structures, or liability claims involving personal injuries or third-person property damage from liability situations, such as motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, or alleged negligent behavior.
  • Inspect property damage to determine the extent of damages.
  • Verify that coverage applies through an insurance policy.
  • Evaluate damages to ascertain compensation amount.
  • Consult police and hospital records.
  • Consult with accountants, architects, construction workers, engineers, lawyers, and physicians to get expert evaluation.
  • Examine photographs and statements.
  • Listen to or watch audio or video surveillance.
  • Record data and statements in the report.
  • Evaluate all information to determine how the claim should be handled.
  • Negotiate with the claimant to settle the claim.
  • Work with attorneys to defend the insurer's position is claim is contested.
  • Issue payout amounts.
  • Prepare and present claims to insurance companies

 

 

 

Competency/Skill/Requirements

  • OND in Insurance management
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills in order to bring a claim to a conclusion
  • Strong Oral and Written Skills
  • Research, investigation and analytical skills
  • Diplomacy, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Customer Service
  • Claim Handling
  • Claims Adjuster experience
  • Project management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • A flexible approach to work
  • The ability to remain calm in difficult circumstances