Lead, Insurance & Claims (Marine)

Job Title: Lead, Insurance & Claims (Marine)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD 70000 to SGD 90000
Reference: EC/L/IC/MARINE/SG
Contact Name: EC Chua
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2019 17:04

Job Description

  • Lead role
  • High visibility
  • Clear growth trajectory

Our client, a global Shipping company is looking to fill a Lead, Insurance & Claims role based out of Singapore. Reporting into the Head of Insurance & Claims, you will be part of an established regional team with the mandate to manage all claims matters.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle all claims matters from direct customers, carriers, insurers, lawyers and recovery agents
  • Ensure all cargo claims and litigation matters are managed to minimise disruption to operations
  • Lead an offshore team to ensure all engagement and negotiations on claims result in the most optimised outcome
  • Support Head of the department to coordinate Claims responses to major incidents
  • Identify and help bridge knowledge gap in the current team
  • Provide the cargo claims and system training whenever the need arises
  • Coordinate and liaise directly with external counsels as and when needed

Key Requirements

  • Degree qualified (in maritime studies)
  • Relevant experience in Marine Claims & Insurance
  • Spent time in a Shipping company and managing cargo claims from a carrier’s perspective
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player who can operate independently and in a fast-paced environment

You are degree qualified ideally in Maritime studies and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the marine claims & insurance space. Prior experience working in a Shipping company with exact exposure to cargo claims work would be very well regarded. 

This is a lead role whereby there will be responsibility to provide oversight on an offshore claims team.

The company has a progressive environment, flat hierarchy and high growth trajectory. To be successful in the role, you will need to be collaborative, independent, hands on and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

If you are keen to apply to this role, do send in your updated CV to


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