Title: Regional Technical Manager Division: Claims Solutions Location: Elland Banding: 4 Contract: Permanent Closes On: Monday 21 January 2019 Duties and responsibilities: To provide professional subsidence and surveying services in connection with domestic and commercial buildings insurance claims. To proactively manage own work efficiently and effectively to achieve business objectives and meet defined service level agreements (SLAs). To visit damaged properties and assess technical and insurance aspects required to resolve insurance claims and to reinstate damaged buildings. The role requires a willingness to travel within the UK and flexibility in working arrangements to meet business requirements. To understand, implement and comply with company procedures and policies, and actively promote the principle of treating customers fairly. To liaise with and provide technical guidance to clients, policyholders, local authorities, third parties, claims handlers and other work colleagues as required. To maintain and update accurate records on the company claims management IT system. To proactively work on own initiative and manage a portfolio of work within a regional area and assist in other areas as and when required. The role will home based and the employee will be required to maintain a suitable home office environment. There will be a requirement to attend local company offices from time to time. A company car will be provided and full driver’s license is required. Investigation and resolution of subsidence and general perils insurance claims. Surveying damaged buildings, identifying causes of damage and construction defects assessing repair requirements, scheduling necessary building repair works. Instruction of temporary or emergency works to make damaged buildings safe. Building pathology including asbestos and damp problems. Buildings insurance policies and insurance law Professional report writing and other general correspondence, including consultation reports. Specifying site investigations and interpretation of geotechnical reports. Building construction and foundation systems. Obtaining competitive tenders, tender assessment and recommendations. Local Authority Planning & Building Regulations. Health & Safety Legislation & CDM Regulations Party Wall etc Act. Administration of building contracts and related contract law. Project management of building works onsite, valuing and authorising contractual payments and agreeing variations. Skills & Experience Chartered Engineer, Chartered Surveyor or Chartered Builder (MICE/MISTructE/MRICS/MCIOB) or similar, or working towards professional qualification Experience of cost control and financial awareness. Computer Literate – particularly MS Office Package. Are you a Davies Person? All Davies Group employees need to be able to demonstrate our Big IDEA, Inspire, Deliver, Empower and Aspire. It is essential all employees embed these behaviours in line with their job role.