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Zurich NA Occupational Accident Claims Specialist- Hybrid Position in Atlanta, Georgia

Occupational Accident Claims Specialist- Hybrid Position

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Zurich is currently looking for a Claims Professional to handle Occupational Accident Claims of moderate to high exposure and complexity within specific authority limits, to ensure that claims are handled in the most efficient, effective way while delivering a customer-centric claims service. They will regularly communicate with customers and brokers and may be dedicated to handle claims for specific accounts.

At Zurich North America Claims we acknowledge that work life-balance and flexibility are a priority when it comes to choosing your next career move. Designed with our employees' needs in mind, the ZNA Claims hybrid work model emphasizes flexibility, allowing claims employees to conduct individual work in their preferred location, while facilitating in-person connections and collaborative activities when meaningful and valuable. While the model provides a high level of flexibility and autonomy, occasional circumstances requiring in-office attendance should be expected. The candidate selected for this opportunity should be able to report into any of our Zurich Claims offices across the US.

Responsibilities include:

  • Exercise judgment to determine policy verification and coverage determination by analyzing applicable coverage for claims and determining whether the loss falls within the coverage.

  • Work to have a timely resolution to claims by developing case strategy; developing a case evaluation; escalating issues as appropriate.

  • Establish timely reserves and perform ongoing review throughout claims cycle within authority limit by estimating and validating value of claims.

  • Assess damages by calculating applicable damages or range of damages allowed by law.

  • Negotiate settlement of claim by establishing appropriate negotiation strategy and utilizing available tools and resources within authority limits.

  • Meet quality standards by following best practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area to include experience in Occupational Accident and/or Workers Compensation claims.OR

  • Juris Doctor and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area to include experience in Occupational Accident and/or Workers Compensation claims.OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including an Associate Degree with 6 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area to include experience in Occupational Accident and/or Workers Compensation claims.OR

  • Completion of Zurich Claims Training Program and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area to include experience in Occupational Accident and/or Workers Compensation claims.OR

  • High School Diploma Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area to include experience in Occupational Accident and/or Workers Compensation claims.AND

  • Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)

  • Microsoft Office experience

  • Knowledge of insurance regulations, markets and products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Experience collaborating in a team environment and building cross functional working relationships

  • Proactively shares and promotes sharing of insights

  • Ability to gather unique perspectives from other teams/functions to optimize outcomes.

  • Understands, analyzes, and applies the component parts of an insurance policy for complex claims

  • Ability to follow reserving process for indemnity and expense in analyzing the potential exposure of complex claims

  • Ability to determine the scope and exposure for complex claims

  • Ability to leverage trend and relationships to provide high-quality customer service

  • Well-versed in identifying, understanding and explaining complex financial and/or actuarial trends/concepts.

  • Ability to effectively communicate coverage determinations to customers/clients/brokers for complex claims

  • Ability to direct counsel on an ongoing basis to guide the course of complex litigation and settlement strategies

Applicable Only to Jobs to be Performed in New York City

The salary range for this role is $98,000.00 - $122,5000.00. This is the range Zurich NA in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of the posting. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in New York City. Base pay offered may vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business needs. This range may be modified in the future. This job is also bonus eligible. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable.

Competencies

Collaborate Together

Develop & Grow

Puts Customers First

Fuel Innovation

Motivational fit

Provide Clear Direction

Make it Happen

Building Trust

Engagement

Performance

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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Location(s): AM - Parsippany, AM - Atlanta, AM - New York, AM - Overland Park, AM - Addison, AM - Rancho Cordova, AM - Omaha, AM - Owings Mills, AM - Rocky Hill, AM - Maitland, AM - Woodland Hills

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

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