Current Vacancies

Team Manager

Location - Newcastle
Employment Type - Full Time - Permanent
Salary - Salary: £28,000 - £37,000 per annum
Hours Per Week - 37.5

We are recruiting for a Team Manager to lead, mentor and develop a team of Claims Handlers. As well as being a great people manager, you’ll also need to be passionate about delivering high quality and cost-effective service to our customers in accordance with company policy.

If you have the leadership skills and drive that we’re looking for, we can offer you a unique opportunity to grow and develop your career.

Key Responsibilities    

  • Provide leadership to a team of claims staff
  • Drive the team to achieve targets and ultimately operational goals
  • Motivate your team and provide them with all the support they need to deliver a first-class customer service
  • Be responsible for line management duties, including coaching and performance reviews
  • Build levels of technical competence in staff
  • Actively participate in projects
  • Increase productivity and ensure claims costs are managed and KPIs are enhanced and achieved
  • Deputise for the Claims Controller
  • Proactive management of complaints

 

Required Knowledge and Skills  

  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Resource planning and managing workflows
  • Excellent organisation skills, with an ability to work to tight timescales
  • A passion for delivering outstanding customer service

 

What can we offer you?

  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to a maximum of 27 with each year of service and 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Hybrid working – 3 days from home and 2 in the office
  • Bonus – a quarterly bonus will be paid if you excel in your KPI targets, this uplifts salary by a potential 10% per annum!
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • Flexible working – we can offer you flexibility; you can also accrue an extra 13 days holiday per year through our flexible working scheme. Building up your holidays, anywhere from 35-40 days per year!
  • Life Assurance - 4 x salary
  • 100s of SBG exclusive retailer discounts
  • Professional Wellbeing, Health & Fitness app
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Cash incentive for employee referrals
  • Events – Staff appreciation, Christmas & summer parties and community support day