Zurich NA General Liability Claims Handling Manager in Rancho Cordova, California
General Liability Claims Handling Manager
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 [one of] the following North American Claims office[s]: .
Zurich North America is hiring a Team Manager – General Liability Senior Technical Claims to join our team! We are open to hiring talent in one of the following locations: Rancho Cordova CA, Omaha, NE, Addison TX, Schaumburg IL, Overland Park KS, Parsippany NJ, Rocky Hill, CT, Atlanta, GA and Maitland, FL.
With moderate oversight, leads and directs a team of technical Claims Professionals in Commercial General Liability claims. Coordinates the work activities of the team, and has responsibility for performance, development, and coaching of staff to maximize contributions and drive employee development and operational improvements.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Drive superior claims results in Commercial General Liability claims of moderate complexity by providing direction, technical guidance, and tracking and reporting on key metrics.
Achieve customer satisfaction targets by building and maintaining relationships with internal colleagues, external customers, and brokers, and analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems.
Achieve best practices by reviewing claims files, identifying trends, and recommending improvements.
Manage corporate expenses by monitoring file allocations, resources, and other expenditures to ensure appropriateness.
Ensure compliance with all legal, regulatory, and internal control requirements.
Provide claims insights to assist business units by collaborating in product development, customer/broker stewardship, and prospect meetings.
Motivate and lead a high-performance team by attracting, onboarding, recruiting, and retaining team members.
Drive the performance management process by communicating job expectations, monitoring and evaluating performance, providing feedback, and facilitating employee development per the company’s policies.
Maintain transparent communication by appropriately communicating organization information to team through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, appropriate email, IM and regular interpersonal communications.
Create a workplace culture that is consistent with the Zurich mission, vision and Zurich Basics.
Protect Zurich´s reputation by keeping claims information confidential.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed.
Juris Doctor and 5 or more years of experience in the Claims areaOR
Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Claims areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Claims areaAND
Customer service experience
Experience with Microsoft Office
Experience collaborating across work groups
Knowledge of insurance legal statutes and procedures
Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims, and the insurance legal and regulatory environment
Managing commercial general liability severity claims
Claims operations experience
Knowledge and skill in claims handling
Experience in commercial general liability claims
Excellent communication skills
People management experience
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.
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Addison, AM - Atlanta, AM - Maitland, AM - Omaha, AM - Overland Park, AM - Parsippany, AM - Rancho Cordova, AM - Rocky Hill
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
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