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Full-time Insurance and Claims Manager

at Transnet Port Terminal in Johannesburg

Job Title: Insurance and Claims Manager

Legal Department


The successful candidate’s primary purpose will be:

• Manage insurance and claims brought against Transnet port terminal (TPT).
• Reduce, prevent and eliminate risk and liability exposure.
• Settle and repudiate claims against TPT and develop standard terms which control liability.
• Manage 14 claims managers at all of the terminals.
• Institute and manage board of inquiry proceedings and all business continuity, crisis and emergency plans.
Minimum requirements:
• BA LLB or equivalent
• 5 to 8 years relevant experience
• Membership of the law society of South Africa.

Key Performance areas:

• Embedding the insurance and claims SOP across TPT
• Perform the annual insurance renewals for TPT and determine its adequacy.
• Performance of key insurance and claims related services: insurance cover.
• Reduce exposure to claims against TPT.
• Reduce the amount paid out to claimants.
• Reduce the number of claims that result in litigations.
• Analyze root causes for incidents to prevent future incidents.
• Lower insurance premiums.
• Manage and train staff to increase efficiency.
• Embed the business continuity, risk and crisis management plan.
• Analyze the cura risk matrix and test control and progress.
• Implement changes in contact provisions.


• Maritime Law, commercial Law, contract law, national port act and competition law.
• Understanding of corporate governance
• Legislation and regulations pertaining to state owned enterprises
• Port operations and the shipping and transport industry.


• Computer skills
• Sound organizing and administrative ability
• Negotiation and dispute resolution skills
• Legal research, interpretation and drafting

How to Apply:

To apply please forward you’re complete CV to: The corporate recruitment manager, email

Deadline: 26/07/2013

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