Zurich NA Construction Defect Claims Specialist in Irvine, California
Construction Defect Claims Specialist
Zurich is currently seeking a Claims Professional to join our Construction Defect team. This position can sit in our Rancho Cordova, Irvine, Schaumburg, Parsippany, Rocky Hill or Dallas offices. This is an opportunity to apply your commercial claims subject matter expertise regarding large exposures, complex coverages, and litigated matters.
As a member of our team, you will manage a claims caseload from assignment through resolution, with moderate direction from your team manager and Claims executives. At this level, you will provide technical claims service on primarily litigated claims of moderate to high exposure and complexity under general liability, excess, and other coverages. This role requires significant policy interpretation and coverage analysis; exposure evaluation; retention and management of counsel and other vendors; collaboration with internal and external contacts, including underwriters, customers, and brokers; negotiation and claim resolution; and management of all communications and reporting associated with the life of a claim.
Some business travel (5-10%) may be required.
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Claims or Insurance area.OR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in Claims or Insurance AreaOR
Completion of Zurich Claims Training Program and 3 or more years of experience in the Claims or Insurance AreaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the claims or Insurance areaAND
Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)
Microsoft Office Experience
Knowledge of insurance regulations, markets and products
Juris Doctor (J.D.)
3 or more years of experience inclaim handling and/or insurance defense that includes Construction Defect
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to collaborate across work groups
Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims, and the insurance legal andregulatory environment
Knowledge of claims handling or insurance legal statutes and procedures
A future with 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 148 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 click here (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 - Dallas, AM - Schaumburg, AM - Parsippany, AM - Rancho Cordova, AM - Rocky Hill, AM - Irvine
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
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