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Insurance Assistant

The University of Cambridge has an opening in the Insurance section for an Insurance Assistant.

The Insurance section arrange and administer the insurance programme for the University and its subsidiary companies and this is an existing role within the team of specialist staff working alongside an Insurance Advisor and reporting to the Head of Insurance. The successful candidate will be responsible for the arrangement of insurance cover and handing claims for the departments and institutions of the University. The role requires the post holder to provide reliable and timely information and advice to senior academic and administrative staff, junior researchers and external parties. A flexible attitude and the ability to provide a creative approach to problem solving without the need for supervision together with excellent written and verbal communication skills is therefore required.

The successful candidate should have good general insurance experience ideally including the handling of travel, motor and liability claims and experience of providing general insurance advice and documentation. The applicant should preferably be qualified to at least A level standard or equivalent and have good IT knowledge including Word, Excel and Outlook. CII Certification or progress towards is also desirable.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1 March 2019. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Alison Hayday, telephone 01223 330998, by email on or by post to Finance Division, Greenwich House, Madingley Road, Cambridge. CB3 0TX.

Interviews will be held the week commencing Monday 4 March 2019.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference AG18170 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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