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Fraud Team Leader

First Central
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Between £30,000 to £34,000 - Depending on experience
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

Job Details

What makes First Central different, that’s easy, we are ambitious and love to push the boundaries, we run on people power and put our customers first, always.


Could you be our next leading team player? Have you got super skills in leading and coaching a team of customer specialists, progressing each team member to their full potential?


We need a Fraud Team Leader, is that you? Who will manage, motivate, and grow our Policy Review Specialists in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. Delivering exceptional customer service is what we do best here at First Central whilst working to create an engaging and supportive environment for everyone. This is a great fit for someone who is currently in a leadership role and can understand how to manage a team but also keen to grow and enhance the department and you further!


Working flexibly, you’ll spend the first couple of months in the office getting up to speed, learning and training to be the best leader! Once your probation has been passed it’s time to work 3 days from home and 2 days in the office for a work and life balance. If you prefer to be in the office more - that's good with us too.


Are you ready for anything? Here’s a taste of what you can expect working with us:

  • Generous competitive starting salary of up to £34,000 Depending on experience
  • Home working opportunity of 3 days a week from home and 2 office days following training and passing your probation
  • Monday to Friday working hours from 08:30am to 5pm
  • Minimum 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (and the chance to buy and sell days)
  • A ‘YOUday’, an extra day off to spend however you want. The clue’s in the name…
  • ‘Your Time in Need’ five days’ paid leave for compassionate or emergency reasons
  • A paid day off every year for charity work
  • Fantastic training and development
  • A fun, energetic and lively working environment

Fraud Team Leader Job Responsibilities: 


  • Leadership and coaching of our Policy Review Specialists
  • Help support our culture and engage our people and build a great colleague experience
  • Coaching and supporting colleagues to ensure delivery of our KPI’s and business SLA’s
  • Lead regular colleague reviews, 1-2-1’s & team meetings
  • Support our expansion through recruitment, onboarding and performance management
  • Help support the resolution of colleague problems and where needed do so through formal processes. Always provide a pragmatic, well balanced and the appropriate outcome
  • Review colleagues work to ensure they are providing the right customer outcomes against our company objectives
  • Hep resolve any customer complaints and dissatisfaction.  Support us to deliver an effortless customer experience
  • Work closely with our Operations Manager on the status of objectives, KPI’s and SLA’s
  • Assist and provide guidance to the team with any queries and to handle complex cases, if and where appropriate
  • Manage departmental procedures specifically in relation to policy fraud analysis, investigations
  • Drive and input in process improvements and system changes
  • Any other reasonable duties as required

Fraud Team Leader Experience & Knowledge:


  • Previous leadership experience managing a team from a customer focused and target driven environment
  • Demonstrable experience in coaching and developing a medium sized team
  • Experience in objective setting, probational and appraisal reviews and 1-2-1s
  • Extensive motor insurance and policy fraud experience (Advantage)
  • Technical knowledge of insurance products and personal lines insurance (Advantage)
  • CII qualified or working towards this or similar qualification (Desirable)
  • Technical knowledge of insurance products and personal lines insurance (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of fraud detection and analysis systems
  • Solid understanding of insurance fraud intelligence model and relevant systems
  • Excellent knowledge of FCA requirements (including TCF) and the regulatory framework relating to claims
  • Comprehensive understanding of regulatory requirements and company principles
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good time management and organisation skills
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Computer literate


What can we do for you?

We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…

  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • YOUday – we give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid


Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.


We’re First Central, an award-winning innovative insurance and technology organisation, delivering market-leading motor insurance, underwriting, distribution, finance, technology and legal services.

Our motor insurance broker, 1ST CENTRAL, is firmly established as a top 10 supplier on UK price comparison websites and has successfully built a customer base of over half a million. It strives to make buying car insurance a more accessible and effortless experience.

We recognise that our success is entirely down to our talented people, who we know are our biggest asset, and we’re always on the lookout for talented people to join our team. In return, we can offer you a great place to work and lots of fantastic benefits.

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Gemini House, Mill Green Business Estate
Mill Green Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 1XQ

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