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Zurich NA Property Claims Specialist I in Schaumburg, Illinois

Property Claims Specialist I

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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 offices: Schaumburg, IL; Addison, TX; or Atlanta, GA. This role is Hybrid and in the office 2 days a week.

Zurich North America is hiring a Commercial Property Claims Specialist I to join our team!

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Documentation of claims file by accurately capturing and updating claims data/information

  • Collecting and investigating FNOL details

  • Assigning vendors to assist in the investigation

  • Reviewing and determining policy coverages

  • Establishing reserves, settlement negotiation and proactive claims handling while providing strong positive customer service

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Insurance areaORZurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims or Insurance areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims or Insurance areaOR

  • Completion of Zurich Claims Training Program and 2 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience collaborating across work groups Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships

  • Understands claims adjustment process and possesses ability to determine scope/exposure for losses

  • Understands the use of vendors and how litigation strategies are developed

  • Understands and applies financial and actuarial/reserving concepts.

  • Familiarity with negotiation strategies and experience in suggesting alternative approaches

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 - Schaumburg, AM - Addison, AM - Atlanta, AM - Dallas

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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