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Senior Claim Technical Specialist - EPL and Private Company

QBE Insurance Chicago, United States
Posted 4 days ago Remote Job Permanent $121,000 - $182,000
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

The Opportunity

This opportunity is accountable for adjusting a select portfolio of claims involving Private Company Management Liability - directors and officers, employment practices, fiduciary liability and crime. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience managing such claims, as well as exceptional coverage and litigation management competencies. Strong organizational and diary/time management skills are also a must. A JD is strongly preferred.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Independently manage a diverse portfolio of high severity claims including coordinating an investigation into liability and exposure and review and interpretation of policy language in an effective and efficient manner
  • Evaluation and negotiate the resolution of assigned claims in a timely manner, within appropriate authority and in accordance with laws and best practices
  • Drive the highest level of customer care, responsiveness and satisfaction
  • Deliver favorable claim outcomes
  • Collaborate with outside counsel to formulate litigation strategy ensuring achievement of desired outcome and effective litigation management
  • Effectively communicate internally with relevant stakeholders and externally with counsel and with customers and brokers
  • Analyze, develop and determine appropriate case reserves and identify relevant claims of concern
  • Take ownership for personal development and career planning and maintain understanding of company
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Required Experience

8 years relevant experience

Preferred Competencies/Skills
• Generate original, innovative solutions to difficult or unusual situations
• Identify and locate information and facts which are necessary and relevant for the purposes of evaluating a claim
• Financial and business acumen and awareness of financial responsibility
• Properly document investigation findings and preserve evidence in accordance with internal and external laws and procedures
• Develop effective negotiation strategies and prepare a plan of action
• Build and capitalize on beneficial internal and external relationships including competitors
• Actively contributes towards continuously improving performance
• Build constructive and cooperative working relationships and open lines of communication
• Utilize effective communication skills to influence and persuade decision makers
• Manage a diverse and extensive portfolio of Professional Liability Program Claims with varying levels of complexity and activity.
• Collaborate with internal resources to resolve difficult claims situations and drive resolution opportunities with internal and external stakeholders

Preferred Education
  • J.D. is preferred
Preferred Experience
• Experience handling management liability matters including private company directors and officers, employment practices, and fiduciary liability

Preferred Knowledge

Advanced working knowledge of current and possible future management liability products, policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting the business and organization; knows how the business works
• Advanced working knowledge of insurance policy and contract language
• Advanced working knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique and coordination of people and resources

About QBE

We can never really predict what's around the corner, but at QBE we're asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future by helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We're an international insurer that's building momentum towards realizing our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the center of our success. We're proud to work together, and encourage each other to enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than 12,000 people working across 27 countries, we're big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate, and kind.

We believe this is our moment: What if it was yours too?

Your career at QBE - let's make it happen!

US Only - Travel Frequency
• Frequent (approximately 10+ trips annually)

US Only - Physical Demands
• Field agents: Work is generally performed in both an office environment and remote external environments that may present exposure to adverse environmental conditions dependent on customer location. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Must be able to walk on uneven ground, climb, bend, stoop, use a step, crawl and/or kneel. Incumbent may be exposed to environments that present hazardous weather, chemicals and/or animals. Incumbent must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

US Only - Disclaimer
• To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Job Type
• Individual Contributor

Global Disclaimer
• The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.


Base pay offered will vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location and business needs

Annual Salary Range: $121,000 - $182,000

AL, AR, AZ, CO (Remote), DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL (Remote), IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX (Remote, Plano), UT, VA, VT, WI, WV and WY
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Annual Salary Range: $133,000 - $200,000

CA (Remote, Fresno, Irvine and Woodland), Greenwood Village CO, CT, Chicago IL, MA, MD, NY (Remote), RI, Houston TX and WA
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Annual Salary Range: $152,000 - $228,000

San Francisco CA, NJ and New York City NY

Benefit Highlights

You are more than your work - and QBE is more than a workplace, which is why QBE provides you with the benefits, support and flexibility to help you concentrate on living your best life personally and professionally. Employees scheduled over 30 hours a week will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health.

We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution and a paid-time off program. In addition, our paid-family and care-giver leaves are available to support our employees and their families. Regular full-time and part-time employees will also be eligible for QBE's annual discretionary bonus plan based on business and individual performance.

At QBE, we understand that exceptional employee benefits go beyond mere coverage and compensation. We recognize the importance of flexibility in the work environment to promote a healthy balance, and we are committed to facilitating personal and professional integration for our employees. That's why we offer the opportunity for hybrid work arrangements.

If this role necessitates a hybrid working model, candidates must be open to attending the office 8-12 days per month. This approach ensures a collaborative and supportive work environment where team members can come together to innovate and drive success.

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
Job ID  321923
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