Zurich NA Sr. Excess Casualty Claims Specialist in Schaumburg, Illinois
Sr. Excess Casualty Claims Specialist
Zurich is looking for a Sr. Excess Casualty Claims Specialist within our Liability Complex Claims Unit.
This position requires management of the highest exposure auto and general liability excess claims and litigation involving bodily injury, property damage, personal injury and advertising injury. The Claims Specialist is responsible for proactively managing claims and litigation effectively in accordance with our Best Practices while delivering outstanding customer service. The position requires regular communication with customers, brokers, our Business Units and senior Claims management.
The ideal candidate will have experience managing and resolving high severity injury claims and litigation in multiple jurisdictions, proven skills in litigation management, time management and caseload management, and must be able to document claim files by accurately capturing and updating claims data/information in compliance with best practices. For this Senior level position, candidates must have experience handling claims on umbrella and excess liability policies.
The preferred location for this position is Schaumburg but we will consider other Zurich offices as well.
Bachelors Degree and 7 or more years of experience managing general liability claims and litigation including at least 5 years of experience handling umbrella and excess claimsOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 9 or more years of experience managing general liability claims and litigation including at least 5 years of experience handling umbrella and excess claimsOR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 7 or more years of experience managing general liability claims and litigation including at least 5 years of experience handling umbrella and excess claimsAND
Must obtain and retain required adjuster licenses
Microsoft Office experience
JD, SCLA, AIC or CPCU
Experience working in a collaborative team environment and across work groups
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Expertise resolving severe bodily injury and property damage claims and litigation in multiple jurisdictions
Strong skills in coverage, claim evaluation and negotiation
Proven organization and time management skills
Ability to work independently
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/vets
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote working: false
Schedule: Full Time