Claims Handler (m/f)

Regio: Brussel
Functie: Jurist(e), Compliance
Type werkgever: Onderneming
Materie: Geschillen en arbitrage/bemiddeling, Handelsrecht en contracten, Verzekeringsrecht, Transportrecht
Type job: Voltijds
Contract Type: Contract onbepaalde duur
Te gebruiken referentie: LexGO14/12

 Education: Master in Law (preferred). Career level: Minimum 5 years’ experience in a claims department (non-life) or in a relevant practice in a law firm. Experience with complex liability claims is desirable. Experience with compliance is a plus.  

Toon Alles
Sluit Alles

In 1935, the main Belgian insurance companies created Aviabel as an independent limited company, specialized in aviation insurance. Since then, Aviabel has grown substantially to become a well-established and respected worldwide market player, now part of the AXIS Capital group of companies.

Located in the heart of Europe with offices in Brussels and Amsterdam, Aviabel offers highly professional answers for a world in motion. Fully dedicated to all lines of aerospace and related risks, Aviabel has developed a large general aviation book of business, and is committed to providing specific and tailor-made cover for aerospace clients who include aircraft operators, airlines, pilots, aviation industry manufacturers and airport operators.

Aviabel’s financial strength enables it to provide first-class security to clients throughout the aerospace industry, by means of direct insurance, coinsurance and reinsurance.

Staffed by a team of aviation insurance and reinsurance experts, Aviabel’s priority is to offer a quality service and to immediately fulfill customer and producer expectations.

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A high quality of claims handling is critical to Aviabel’s reputation and is a key differentiating factor in the highly competitive insurance and reinsurance markets. The claims handler contributes directly to Aviabel’s performance in this area.

Aviabel’s claims department handles claims from all over the world. The claims handler will focus specifically on claims relating to clients from the Benelux, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal and Latin America. 

Upon joining, you will receive extensive on the job training in the area of aviation insurance and reinsurance and more specifically with regards to the handling of claims from our clients. 

The Claims Handler will be responsible for the management and administration of new and outstanding claim files in cooperation with the Claims and Underwriting teams which includes among others the following tasks:

  • Analyzing new and outstanding LIABILITY, PA and HULL claims

  • Ensuring the timely resolution of claims in coordination with internal and external parties

  • Verifying and analyzing expert and legal reports

  • Maintaining, updating and following-up on claims files

  • Pro-actively communicating developments and outcomes to all key internal and external stakeholders

  • Initiating claims payment

  • Ensuring overall satisfaction of the broker and client and a fair claim settlement

The claims handler also leads or contributes through its expertise to projects of the Legal and Claims department.

  • Education: Master in Law (preferred)

  • Career level: Minimum 5 years’ experience in a claims department (non-life) or in a relevant practice in a law firm
    Experience with complex liability claims is desirable. Experience with compliance is a plus

  • Languages: CEFR Level C – oral/written French, Dutch and English. Knowledge of German would be an asset

  • Functional knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Given our niche business in aviation insurance, an interest in the aviation world – or the willingness to learn about the sector – is essential

Other personal characteristics

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Able to present arguments briefly, precisely and clearly

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Enjoys working in a team

  • Able to contribute to or to lead projects

  • Flexible

  • Organized

  • Able to prioritize

  • Able to manage peaks of activity

We offer an interesting job in a multinational work environment with a pleasant work atmosphere. In addition to an attractive salary and on the job training, we offer meal and eco vouchers, hospital and group insurance. We are situated in the centre of Brussels with easy access to public transportation of which the cost is a 100% paid by Aviabel.


Interested in joining our diverse and international team, located in pleasant, modern offices and with a complete and competitive remuneration package? We look forward to receiving your application by email at or by mail at Aviabel, Attn: Karin Bruyninckx, Louizalaan 54, avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels. Please mention the refernce "Claims Handler - LexGO14/12".

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