DEVON COUNTY COUNCIL CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S DIRECTORATE JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Insurance Manager Grade: M1 – New Grade G Brief Overall Description of role: Management of Insurance Function for Devon County Council Responsible to: County Solicitor Responsible for: 1 Insurance Assistant Major Tasks: 1. Ensure that the legal liability of the Council is adequately covered by insurance in respect of the wide variety of activities it undertakes, either on its own or in partnership with other outside bodies and organisation. 2. Manage and assist in the administration of the County Council’s claims handling process. 3. Provide responses to all insurance related queries raised by Members, officers and the public. 4. Maintain and update the computerised claims recording system (LACHS) and the Council’s property insurance database. 5. Produce information and management data from the above systems as required. 6. Advise the County Council on risk management and all associated issues. 7. Attend appropriate meetings and events and represent the Directorate and the County Council. 8. Conduct annual renewal negotiations for the placement of the Council’s insurance portfolio, including placing the business out to tender at appropriate intervals, in compliance with the relevant EU regulations. This work will be undertaken in co-operation with the Council’s insurance brokers but direct negotiation with insurers will also form an integral part of the process. 9. To conform to, actively commit to and promote DCC Customer Service Standards both with internal and external 'customers' when using any communication media including telephone, email and face to face. The above outlines the duties required for the time being to indicate the level of responsibility. It is not a comprehensive or exclusive list and duties may be varied from time to time which do not change the general character of the job or the level of responsibility entailed.