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Team Manager

Salary Competitive
Location North West
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

The Team Manager will be responsible for:

  • The achievement of the team’s targets and operational measures
  • Delivery of a quality service
  • Client service compliance


The Team Manager will report directly to the Operations Manager and support other Team Managers as and when necessary.

Key Accountabilities

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Leading the Team
  • Take responsibility for establishing a high performance culture within their team
  • Motivate, innovate and build rapport
  • Take responsibility for own development, working under limited supervision
  • Be flexible in approach, determined and willing to work outside normal office hours where required

Claims handling and team management

  • Review and allocate new claims, ensuring strategies are set and initial reserves are appropriate having regard to the value and complexity of the case (this responsibility may be delegated to suitable handlers under supervision where agreed with the Operations Manager)
  • Approve payments within their financial authority levels
  • Undertake reviews for files handled within their team to ensure individual team members attain the required quality standards
  • Ensure the team create and maintain accurate claims management system records
  • Identify the teams’ training needs and recommend appropriate training solutions to meet performance requirements, drawing on the relevant expertise within the firm
  • Review files progressing to litigation and record reasons & lessons learned

Service Delivery and Compliance

  • Be competent and demonstrate leadership with all relevant IT (Microsoft), Case, BI, and the HR systems, contributing to projects including systems and process development
  • Drive continuous improvement in claims handling, ensuring adherence to client specific protocols, agreements and delivery of key performance indicators
  • Use appropriate systems to monitor staff performance, productivity, sickness and holidays
  • Hold regular 1-2-1s with staff to maximise performance and to acknowledge good performance
  • Manage unsatisfactory performance of individuals within the team, liaising with HR where appropriate
  • Assist in the completion of performance reviews in a fair, consistent and timely manner
  • Assist the Operations Manager in the assessment of the capacity of the team  to ensure this is aligned with business objectives, strategy and priorities
  • Assist in the recruitment of claims handlers and support staff when requested
  • Undertake presentations to colleagues at various levels in a manner which is motivational and sets expectations for quality and performance standards
  • Ensure the team is kept up to date with internal and external developments, including leading regular team meetings
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Actively support and promote the firms values and policies in a professional manner
  • Assist in internal and external audit

Client Management

  • Assist with the preparation of client, team and sector analysis and statistics
  • Assist in bulk client file reviews to support policy year, pre-renewal or subject matter initiatives
  • Have excellent communication skills with an ability to engage with clients and effect & manage change
  • Use client knowledge to aid opportunities for the business to extend services or cross sell

Essential Skills & Attributes

  • Highly developed knowledge of processes, systems and procedures
  • Sound technical knowledge of Motor claims
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent understanding of client protocols
  • Excellent understanding of ‘best practice’ and contribute to its development
  • Ability to respond to changing client requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to utilise interpersonal skills to influence and negotiate
  • Ability to provide balanced feedback at individual level
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to initiate and maintain business relationships
  • Shows commercial awareness in understanding of the market and industry
  • Demonstrates a passion for the business and their role
  • Demonstrates an understanding of business development strategies and a willingness to support

Required Soft Skills

Personal Effectiveness

  • Team Commitment Encourages and supports others
  • Resilience:    Supports others who are experiencing stress
  • Passion for Growth and Improvement:  Delivers step change performance Improvement
  • Embracing Change: Identifies actions to deliver change.

Business Focus:

  • Client Care:  Works to add value for the client
  • Decision Making:  Identifies options and proposals
  • Negotiation, Influence and Persuasion:  Creates a calculated impact
  • Commercial Insight:  Thinks and acts commercially


  • Developing Others:  Develops others potential
  • Planning & Directing:  Develops co-ordinated plans
  • Managing Performance:  Takes appropriate action
  • Empowering with Accountability:  Devolves Accountability

Davies Group are a multi-award-winning specialist professional services and technology business. We deliver operations across the risk and insurance value chain, including excellence in claims, underwriting, distribution, regulation, customer experience, human capital, transformation, change management and digital innovation.

Over recent years we have consistently delivered double digit organic growth. Our programme of digital transformation has seen us successfully launch a range of technology-led solutions in the insurance and highly regulated markets, including the use of video, drones, robotics and our ‘Disruptive Thinking’ innovation lab that places the power of new ideas in the hands of our people. With our investments in technology, we have grown our solutions with existing clients and added new partnerships to our business. Currently we have a global team of around 6,000 professionals working with over 1,000 of our clients across the world.

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Davies is a community of outstanding people. We welcome different perspectives, support each other’s ambitions and grow together. In a fast-changing business environment, we adapt and look ahead. We succeed because we are multi-talented: in the skills of our teams, specialisms and sector expertise. Working together, we are greater than the sum of our parts.

The Davies Foundation - Our people, clients and the communities we serve are at the heart of our business. The Davies Foundation has been created to give our employees the autonomy to choose how we support, giveback and do good for the local communities we live and work within.

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