Recruiting : Vehicle Damage Assessor VDAs

Laird Assessors are an award-winning independent vehicle experts providing accident intelligence to the UK’s leading hire, motor & legal industries.

Due to new contract wins, we’re expanding our teams.  We’re now recruiting for Vehicle Damage Assessors (VDAs) providing desktop motor reports.

A good VDA Desktop Assessor / Engineer will possess the following qualities:

  • Decent foundation knowledge & interest in cars
  • Passion for developing and growing personally & professionally
  • Confident with modern IT, communication skills
  • A keen eye for attention to detail
  • A can-do, results-driven attitude
  • The ideal applicant will have a background in the Motor / Insurance trade, ideally in a bodyshop environment, parts or service department.
  • The ideal applicant will understand Audatex and other estimating platforms, although full initial and ongoing training & refreshing is available.
  • Whilst the ideal applicant will be either IMI VDA or IAEA qualified, or working towards qualification, this is not a necessity as full training and support will be provided

What you will be doing?

  • Producing Vehicle Damage Reports on a Desktop / Image Basis (VDAR)
  • Liaising with the supply chain, predominantly garages, but often hire car companies, salvage agents and accident management companies
  • Develop in a growing and progressive team
  • Providing exceptional customer service

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: The salary basic would be up to £26,000 – £40,000 + bonus & benefits, per year, depending on experience and qualifications.

As a company, Lairds work hard, play hard & gets s41t done in a vibrant, energetic environment. We thrive on personal development, working together & of course, and having plenty of fun along the way.

We are a dog-friendly office, enjoy rewarding our smart-working staff with anything from team pizzas & beers to seasonal get-togethers driven by what our staff enjoy doing most.

We have a casual dress code, choose your own hours, hybrid work-from-home options and a raft of other benefits as we believe in empowering our people.

We give all these benefits & freedom as we consider excellent products & service to be more important that what our people wear or what time they start.

If you’d like to apply, please click here to email us your CV, perhaps with a short note telling us why you’d like to work here.

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