Zurich NA General Liability Claims Manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

General Liability Claims Manager

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a General Liability Claims Manager for our Parsippany or Jersey City, NJ office who with moderate oversight, leads and directs a team of technical Claims Professionals handling low to high exposure claims focusing in the Construction segment of General Liability. This person will coordinate the work activities of the team, and has responsibility for performance, development, and coaching of staff. They will act as a technical resource for the team and manage internal and external customer relationships. This position has clear and distinct accountability for business results.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor and 5 or more years of Liability Claims experience including experience with New York Labor Law Construction ClaimsOR

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of Liability Claims experience including experience with New York Labor Law Construction ClaimsOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of Liability Claims experience including experience with New York Labor Law Construction 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:

  • Knowledge and skill of claims handling

  • Negotiation experience

  • Experience in line of business

  • 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-New Jersey-Parsippany

Other Locations: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 11/09/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180008E9

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.