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Haringey lies between inner and outer London and is one of London’s 33 boroughs and located in the north of the capital. It covers more than 11 square miles and is home to a population of about 250,000. We are an exceptionally economically diverse and fast-changing borough with over 35% of people coming from ethnic minority backgrounds and an amazing 190 different languages are spoken in our classrooms. This opportunity offers great career progression within a forward thinking council that is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting London boroughs to work in.
About the role
The Risk and Insurance Team is part of the Governance Directorate in Haringey Council and we are looking to recruit an experienced Risk and Insurance Manager to help the Council achieve its ambitious plans. Reporting to the Head of Audit and Risk Management, you will work closely with all Council services and provide professional leadership and management of the Council’s insurance and risk management function. With your knowledge and experience, you will support the Head of Audit and Risk Management embed risk management throughout the Council. You will use your extensive understanding of local government risk and insurance function to provide great leadership in delivering excellent outcomes for both citizens and customers of the Council.
We are looking for an energetic Risk and Insurance Manager with commercial acumen and solid understanding of insurance and risk management with demonstrable experience of underwriting policies, managing insurance claims and negotiating with loss adjustors, brokers and solicitors. You will have significant experience in managing an insurance service involving high value, complex and specialist liability and property insurance claims. You will also have a successful record of accomplishment in developing and delivering training in risk management and insurance to members, senior managers and employees and excellent knowledge of risk management and experience of developing and implementing a risk aware culture in a large organisation at a manager level.
What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to progress your career within Haringey Council, company laptop and mobile phone, generous annual leave, flexible working, flexible retirement, interest free travel loan (season ticket and bicycle loan), defined benefit pension scheme (career average), learning and development courses at work, courses and workshops to offer support and help through change, long Service Award and many more.
What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role please call Lauren Wise on 0207 259 8812. You can also visit our dedicated microsite to find out more and apply: hays.co.uk/jobs/haringey-council/