The Hertz Corporation New Claims Agent in Verwood, United Kingdom

General Responsibilities

New Claims Agent

Verwood, Dorset

Full Time Permanent Contract – 38.5 Hours per Week

Salary - £17,000

Hertz Accident Support (HAS) was founded in 1997 and continues to build on its established track record in providing exceptional service excellence across a full range of Claims Management services, specialising in non-standard vehicles and drivers. HAS was acquired by Hertz in 2013 and is now combined with one of the largest global rental brands in the industry.

The HAS Head Office is based in Verwood, Dorset and employs approaching 200 people and we are currently looking for a New Claims Agent.

What is this role all about?

To make prompt contact with referred customers, gather all required information regarding the claim in order to make a judgement on the viability of the claim. Responsible for making judgment calls on claim liability and analysing recovery prospects and risk to the business.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To make contact with referred customers within time periods stipulated within referrer SLA

  • To follow rules as stipulated in referrer profile when handling claim

  • To accurately gather and record all required information, recognising where further interrogation or validation may be required over and above customer’s version of events

  • To strictly adhere to company data protection policy and work towards individual targets

  • To satisfy company security requirements in respect of client identification and fraud detection, ensuring team seniors and/or managers are notified of any suspicions

  • To liaise with third party insurers, witnesses, repairers and other interested parties as necessary to fully validate claim

  • To utilise systems, industry tools and publicly available web based resources as necessary to fully validate claim

  • To make a judgement call between retaining the claim with the CFR and proceeding with hire arrangements or referring the claim to the Pending Hire Team and/or team senior/manager

  • To correctly identify customer’s vehicle requirements including any extras or special equipment

  • To establish roadworthiness of customer’s vehicle

  • To identify non-viable claims and refer to team senior and/or manager for rejection authorisation

  • To provide referrers and customers with regular updates on progress of claim

  • To ensure customers are fully understanding of the credit hire process and aware of their obligations

  • To have an advanced knowledge of the ABI GTA guidelines relating to the providing hire.

What do we need from you?

  • Good level of Education-GCSE level or equivalent

  • Telephony experience

  • Customer service experience

  • Call Centre experience

  • Basic IT skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Confidence to follow own judgement

  • Organisation skills

  • Accuracy skills

  • Works well as part of a team

  • Target driven

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, training & development, a range of Benefits and Incentives and many more.

If you believe you have the skills and experience required to succeed within this challenging role in an established organisation please APPLY NOW.

Job ID 149299

# Positions 1

Category Customer Service

Division Hertz Accident Support

Position Type Regular Full Time