Recoveries Clerk (Ref: KHRC)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Legal sector in Bedfordview - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 22 May 2019
Job Description:

Join this dynamic, high pressure environment and contribute to the organisational goals by processing recoveries within reasonable time frames.

Main job function

Attending Diary.

Determining merits on claims files.

Attending to both third party and recovery claims.

Discussing settlement offers with management.

Drafting of third-party releases.

Drafting of letters of demand to third parties and insurance companies.

Negotiating settlement offers both TP // Recovery claims.

Liaising with third party Attorneys on their matters.

Liaising with both external and internal clients.

Appointing tracers on Recovery Claims to trace third parties and conducting License Checks.

Appointing Motor Assessors on third Party Claims to determine quantum.

Attending to the completion of CPR’S in order to process payments on third parties claims, assessors’ fees, Attorney fees, tracers fees and the refunds of insureds excess in terms of successful recoveries.

Attending to both external and internal inquiries on Claims, Underwriting enquiries with regards to Premiums.

Assisting with all Summons files whether communicating with Attorneys and both internal/external clients.

Attending to both internal and external mail and respond to clients.

Attending to the completion of the Recovery and Third-party Spreadsheet.

Handle all third-party claims


Admitted attorney


Commercial Insurance Industry claim knowledge an advantage



Efficient in word, excel and outlook

Good communicator (verbal & written)

Must be a problem solver (able to assimilate large amounts of information and apply policy wording)

Technical expertise

Quality control



Risk Management

Problem solving

Decision making

Customer service


Understand applicable legislation

The candidate must have a legal background.

Salary negotiable for correct candidate depending on experience and knowledge. 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson