Claims, Risk and Client Management Intern

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Administrative Services
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58119 Requisition #

Gallagher Bassett was established in Chicago in 1962 as a Third Party Administrator (TPA) providing claims and risk control services to self-insured clients and now has 125 branches and over 3,600 skilled professionals in the USA, UK, Australia and Canada.
 
Gallagher Bassett UK was founded in 1991 and currently has seven offices across the UK with over 400 claims handling staff providing services to corporate, national and local government, insurer and broker clients.
 
We are constantly seeking skilled professionals to join our organisation, who are passionate about their work and take exceptional performance to heart. Gallagher Bassett presents opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.
 


Position Overview:
 

At Gallagher Bassett, we are dedicated to building a pipeline of future talent. Our six week paid summer internship programme will provide the successful candidates with industry exposure, hands on work experience and will reward you with valuable skills learnt during the placement. The programme will cover 3 key areas of the business; Claims, Client Services and Risk Control.

 

During the internship, you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of people across the business, and will be set an individual project to complete within the 6 weeks. Aside from the regular coaching and support from your manager and team, and ongoing interaction with the wider intern group, you will be assigned a mentor to ensure you get the best possible experience.

 

You will have the full support of your mentor and intern manager to guide you through the programme, and ensure your time with Gallagher Bassett is a success. And at the end of the six-week program, we also hope you’ve gained valuable insight into the insurance industry and a possible career with GB after graduation.

 
What we can offer:
 
  • Six-week paid work experience over the summer period (July/August 2019)
  • A three day orientation in our Tamworth Corporate Head Office
  • the opportunity to apply your knowledge to challenging, meaningful work
  • one-on-one mentoring
  • relevant training and development
  • a pathway to possible employment opportunities post-graduation
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Work alongside key members of the Claims, Risk Control and Sales department and assist colleagues in their daily duties
  • Plan, and develop a project during the 6 week programme, which will be presented to members of your team
  • Report in to your mentor, and Intern Manager and work collectively on projects
  • Take part in all company training

Job Competency Requirements:
 
  • You will need to be studying a related degree (Law, Business, Risk Management, Customer Service, Economics, Sales and Marketing) and have expected grades of at least 2:2
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to function well in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic approach to work
  • Organised, and diligent
  • Excellent time keeping skills
  • Ability to build positive working relationships
  • A passion for helping others

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