Zurich NA Workers Compensation Claims Team Manager in Schaumburg, Illinois

Workers Compensation Claims Team Manager


Zurich is currently looking fora Workers Compensation Claims Team Manager to work out of our Schaumburg, ILoffice.

With moderate oversight, leads and directs a team of technical ClaimsProfessionals in low to high exposure claims in workers compensation.Coordinates the work activities of the team, and has responsibility forperformance, development, and coaching of staff to maximize contributions anddrive employee development and operational improvements.

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on deliveringservice to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. Mayinvolve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization orsupporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor and 5 or more years of experience in Workers Compensation ClaimsOR

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in Workers Compensation ClaimsOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in Workers Compensation ClaimsAND

  • 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

  • Travel 0-20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Illinois, Wisconsin and Kentucky Workers Compensation Claims experience

  • Knowledge and skill of claims handling

  • Negotiation experience

  • Experience in workers compensation claims

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Analytical skills

  • People management experience

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 10/09/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 18000807

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.