Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Insurance Officer

United Kingdom

Closing in 16 days

Insurance Officer

Finance Location: Bailrigg Salary: £31,396 to £36,024 Full time, indefinite Closing Date: Sunday 10 March 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 20 March 2024 Reference: 1564-23-R

The Finance Department provide a wide range of services and our core responsibilities are; contributing to the strategic direction of the University and corporate management, maintaining financial administration and stewardship, supporting and advising the University's committees, supporting and advising budget holders and managers, and reporting externally and delivering services to staff, students, members of the public, stakeholders and other bodies. Its remit also includes the management of risk and the Insurance Officer will play a key role in this area.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join our team.

Reporting directly to the University's Procurement Manager, the main duties include:

  • Delivering a robust and professional insurance service to the University,
  • Managing the effective operational management of the insurance portfolio,
  • Leading on all insurance matters to internal and external stakeholders,
  • Managing insurance claims in accordance with the scheme of governance for the insurance portfolio,
  • This role also includes direct Line Manager responsibility for the University's Travel Supervisor.
  • The role will be stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones working across a wide range of areas in the University.

    This is a full time hybrid working role requiring a minimum of 2 days a week from our Lancaster campus.

    Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification, which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please use the contact details below:

    Michael Hayes, Procurement Manager, email: [email protected]

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    Further details:
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Please note: unless specified otherwise in the advert, all advertised roles are UK based.

    Find out what it's like to work at Lancaster University, including information on our wide range of employee benefits, support networks and our policies and facilities for a family-friendly workplace.

    The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

    Job details

    Title

    Insurance Officer

    Employer

    Lancaster University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 10, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.

    The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.

    The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.

    Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).

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