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Zurich NA Environmental and Pollution Claims Professional in New York, New York

Environmental and Pollution Claims Professional

114025

Zurich is currently seeking a Claims Professional to join our Latent & Environmental team in Zurich’s New York City, Schaumburg, IL or Parsippany, NJ offices. At Zurich, the Environmental Claims team is dedicated to helping our customers mitigate pollution, toxic tort, latent injury, class action, construction, and product liability losses.

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 service on claims of moderate to high exposure and complexity, including litigated claim files under environmental coverage policies. This requires significant policy interpretation and coverage analysis; 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.

An occasional request for business travel may be needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR

  • Juris Doctor and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including an Associate Degree with 6 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR

  • Completion of Zurich Claims Training Program and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR

  • High School Diploma Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.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

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. For additional information about our Total Rewards, Clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/benefits) . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. Candidates with salary expectations outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education. The salary provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled.The starting salary range for this position is $120,000.00 - $150,000.00.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

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

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - New York, AM - Parsippany, AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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