Zurich NA Senior Technical Liability Claims Specialist in Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Senior Technical Liability Claims Specialist
Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Technical Liability Claims Specialist.
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 preferred locations for this position would be in our Addison, TX, or Atlanta, GA offices but for the right candidate we would be open to the position sitting in any of our main offices in North America. The Claims Specialist will handle high-level General liability claim exposures. The pending will consist of a significant number of Energy - Oil and Gas claims as well as some Premises and Products Liability claims. At this level, you will work with a high level of autonomy and decision-making to manage your claims caseload while providing technical claims service excellence, policy interpretation and coverage analysis.
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
Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Commercial Liability Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR
Juris Doctor and 2 or more years of experience in the Commercial Liability Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including an Associate Degree with 6 or more years of experience in the Commercial Liability Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR
Completion of Zurich Claims Training Program and 6 or more years of experience in the Commercial Liability Claims and/ or Litigation Management area.OR
High School Diploma Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Commercial Liability 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
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Experience handling Oil and Gas and Energy Claims
Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Experience collaborating in a team environment.
SCLA, CPCU or AIC Insurance Designations
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. 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.As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. Compensation may exceed the salary listed based on the evaluation of skillset and experience. 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. The starting salary range for the Sr. Technical Liability Claims Specialist is: $57,475 - $139,000
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
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Location(s): AM - Dallas, AM - Atlanta, AM - Schaumburg, AM - Parsippany, AM - Rancho Cordova, AM - Addison, AM - Rocky Hill, AM - Maitland
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
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