Press release

Saga Insurance announces new jobs for Thanet

Monday 16 April 2007

  • Up to fifty new jobs are being created in Thanet by the Saga Group following a decision to bring Home Insurance claims notification in house.

Saga Group is one of Kent's largest companies, offering a diverse range of products and services to people aged 50 and over. The Group headquarters is based in Sandgate with further offices based in the centre of Folkestone and Eurokent Business Park in Thanet. This new announcement will see Saga home insurance customers reporting their claims to staff based at Saga's operations centre at Anson Close, Broadstairs.

An active recruitment programme is already underway in the area for all levels of staff including operations manager, team Managers, Claims Handlers, Quality Assurance and Business Trainers. It is estimated that the staff at the new operations centre will be handling in excess of 100,000 calls once fully operational.

Andrew Goodsell, Chief Executive, Saga Group commented "Saga's commitment to East Kent continues to be demonstrated through our ongoing recruitment and expansion in the region. The decision to base our additional call centre in Thanet is a direct result of our ability to recruit high calibre workforce from the area."

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