Lead Costs Handler/Supervisor

£35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Company Pension Scheme
20 Apr 2021
18 May 2021
Rhys Ravenscoft
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience supervising a team as well as handling a caseload of costs? If so, my client in Coventry is on the lookout for a lead costs handler/supervisor to join its growing department. 

As a supervisor, you will be supervising the firm’s disease costs team where you will supervise, encourage, mentor and develop members of the team, as well as handling a caseload of disease matters up to £100K and dealing with claimant/defendant budgeting. 

Key duties will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Ensuring compliance with benchmarks set by the firm and by clients whilst driving settlement and ensuring quality of delivery
  • Ensuring the adherence to and creation of strategies of claims handling by individual claimant firms and CHOs – this will include meeting with the Director of Costs and Technical Director to articulate challenges faced and relevant successes
  • Technical development and supervision via competency framework
  • Delivering personal caseload to required company standards and to the fulfilment of personal targets
  • Preparing Precedent Hs (Costs budgets) and Precedent Rs (Budget discussion reports)
  • Hitting daily chargeable target
  • Maximising the personal development of team members, identifying training needs and assisting the Team Leader in the creation of succession planning
  • Providing an environment where team members feel motivated and deliver excellence
  • Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2019 
In order to be considered for this lead costs handler/supervisor position based in Coventry, you must have previous experience in supervising and leading a team, handling costs and all stages of the litigation process and dealing with high value and complex cases. 

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