Zurich NA Claims Customer Relationship Consultant, Commercial Insurance in Houston, Texas

Claims Customer Relationship Consultant, Commercial Insurance


Zurich is currently seeking a Claims Customer Relationship Consultant to focus on relationship building and business development strategies.

In this role, you will collaborate and partner with business units, cross functional business groups and the broker community to execute strategies that promote claims value-added services, drive profitable growth, and improve technical excellence, customer satisfaction and retention. You will be an account representative and ambassador of Zurich by handling more complex customer service issues for assigned accounts. You will develop and maintain relationships with our agent and broker distribution channels in support of business retention and acquisition and work with customers and our distribution channels to assess coverage needs and provide viable solutions. You will also support the Zurich sales culture by being a subject matter expert for agents, brokers and customers. As part of our commitment to customer-centricity, you will identify and coordinate with the appropriate internal and external resources for resolution while following Zurich’s established best practices/customer protocols.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Partner with underwriting to participate in new business prospects with brokers and customers by communicating and selling the claims value proposition to large complex accounts

  • Research and respond to the claims service needs of prospective and current customers by developing and delivering claims services marketing presentations and RFP responses that differentiate Zurich North America Claims Services

  • Collaborate with business partners to deliver meaningful stewardship meetings with customers by providing benchmark and trending analysis to help demonstrate impact of Zurich claims services to customers' overall loss costs

  • Increase customer satisfaction and retention by building lasting relationships with our customers' risk managers and brokers

You may eventually have the ability to work from home up to 3 days per week.

Ability to travel approximately 25% for business purposes is expected in this role.

This position can be located in Dallas or Houston.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Claims areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Claims areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Claims areaAND

  • Experience in multiple commercial lines of business that includes workers compensation, general liability, auto or property

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of Texas workers compensation

  • Previous sales or business development skills

  • Experience with win-win negotiating strategies

  • Ability to develop strong cross functional, internal and external partnerships

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Problem solving and solutions oriented

  • Computer literate

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston

Other Locations: United States-Texas-Dallas

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting 01/18/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000A78

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.