Berkley Nordic | Head of Claims

STILLINGSTYPE: HEAD OF CLAIMS - NORDIC REGION

ARBEIDSSTED: OSLO

SØKNADSFRIST: SNAREST

KONTAKTPERSON: PER SVANTESSON | 91 90 12 88

KONTAKTPERSON: KRISTIN LOSSIUS | 40 30 50 40

Berkley Nordic is seeking a proactive, communicative and business oriented Head of Claims to lead the claims team and the claim function for Berkley’s Nordic region. The role as Head of Claims will report to the Nordic CEO in Stockholm and will be part of the Nordic management team.

Head of Claims will provide expert opinion on claims for the business units and will manage and coordinate claims activities to achieve business goals and objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing claims exposure and ensuring claims are managed proactively and efficiently in conjunction with the prevailing legal and regulatory environment

  • Ensuring that claims management controls are operating effectively

  • Ensuring that claims are proactively identified and competently evaluated and addressed by all claim stakeholders

  • Interact with and follow up all relevant stakeholders

Desired background and qualifications:

  • Relevant professional qualification, preferably Master of Laws

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience with proven experience from the insurance industry

  • Leadership experience

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Norwegian, or other Scandinavian language

Desired personal skills:

  • Proven leader and team builder

  • Strong networking and organizational skills

  • Operational, and with a strategic mindset

  • Independent, proactive and with a drive to achieve

  • Dynamic and flexible mindset, with ability to work under pressure

  • High level of integrity

Berkley offers a challenging position in a positive, competent and international working environment. Travelling will be required, primarily to Sweden. Exposure towards other European countries could also be an option.


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Berkley Insurance is a specialist insurer with branch offices in UK, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Each of the operating units in Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold. Berkley has over 200 employees across all branches in Europe.

Berkley Nordic is part of W.R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, a wellrespected Fortune 500 Company listed on NYSE.