Legal Liabilities Advisor

Legal Liabilities Advisor (#26606) at Short-term Insurance CoE

MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a South African based financial services group listed on the South African stock exchange, the JSE. The group operates in the market through several client-facing brands including Metropolitan and Momentum, South Africa’s number one cell captive insurer Guardrisk and wellness & rewards programme Multiply. MMI operates on the African continent, United Kingdom, and India through a direct presence, strategic partnerships and joint ventures.

MMI’s purpose is to improve the lifetime Financial Wellness of people, their communities and their businesses. Financial Wellness is a continuous process of planning and management for individuals, households and businesses, with the aim of affording expenses and achieving goals over one’s lifetime. Our promise to our clients is to be their Financial Wellness partner over this life-long journey, using our expertise and solutions to help them develop and reach their goals. Visit us at www.mmiholdings.co.za.

ROLE PURPOSE

The Liabilities Adviser is responsible for assessing and defending the company and its clients against third party claims. Added responsibilities are the consideration of public liability and personal injury claims.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND WORK OUTPUTS

  • Assessing merits which entails research and a sufficient knowledge of the Law of Delict, principles pertaining to motor vehicle collisions, an understanding of certain applicable Acts. Assessing quantum and taking all relevant factors in consideration when dealing with liability claims received from other individuals or insurance companies.

  • Extensive liaison with third parties, witnesses, clients, brokers, insurance companies and attorneys

  • Negotiating settlement offers and paying the relevant attention to detail to each claim

  • Processing of payments and all other administrative tasks received

  • Handling and resolving all queries and problems from payment of claims and invoices from service providers within specific turnaround time’s clients and third parties

  • Conduct all the above to the required performance and quality standards that are in place

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • An ideal candidate will be able to align their personal work values to the Momentum values of Innovation, Excellence, Diversity, Accountability and Team Work

  • Enthusiastic in dealing with people in a stressful, deadline orientated environment is essential

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Matric

  • FAIS accreditation or a FAIS recognized qualification will be highly beneficial.

  • Previous liabilities experience

  • Short term insurance industry will be highly beneficial.

  • Customer care and/or service experience essential

  • The successful candidate will prefer to be remunerated on a performance based salary system

Please submit your application via our Careers page on www.mmiholdings.co.za

To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk (021 940 5169) if you need further assistance.

Closing Date

14 February 2019

Contact Details

Kristal Raman

Kristal.Raman@mmiholdings.co.za(The purpose for this email address is solely for queries regarding the advertised position and no emailed CV’s will be accepted. Only online applications submitted via our Careers page will be considered.)

0126731861

All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.

We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.