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Zurich NA Workers Compensation Major Case Unit Claim Professional in Parsippany, New Jersey

Workers Compensation Major Case Unit Claim Professional

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Your work 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, we have over 148 years of experience, serve more than 25 industries, and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities so you can reach your full potential and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. With the support of people like you, we are optimistic about leading the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

Zurich is currently looking for a Workers Compensation Major Case Unit Claim Professional. This position may work out of one of the following North American offices: Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA; Parsippany, NJ

The position will handle single and multi-party personal or commercial line 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.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Document claims file by accurately capturing and updating claims data/information in compliance with best practices for single and multi-party personal or commercial line claims of moderate to high exposure and complexity

  • Exercise judgment to determine liability by gathering and analyzing relevant facts; utilizing applicable law; establishing basic principles of negligence

  • 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 areaOR

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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 negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

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

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 - Charlotte, AM - Atlanta, AM - Parsippany

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: LI-MM1

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