Assistant Director of Claims
Our client, a leader in specialty insurance, is looking for an Assistant Director of Claims to join the team. This is a newly created position within the senior management team with plenty of room for opportunity/further advancement. We are looking for a hands-on functional and motivational leader to empower team members. If you are an ambitious insurance professional with all the necessary skills and confidence to lead a team, this role could be for you.
Work closely with the Director of Claims, becoming their right-hand person.
Manage, mentor and develop claims Examiners and other employees.
Handle claims of very high complexity, including D&O, E&O, Builders Risk, Course of
Construction, Cyber, Drone, Environmental Pollution, and CGL.
Ensure the highest level of customer service and quality to claimants, clients and brokers.
Work with the team: training and development, performance reviews and objectives, onboarding and professional development.
Communicate and implement potential changes to workflow.
Adhere to compliance guidelines, procedures and assisting in regular audits.
Ideally 10 years of claims experience, with thorough understanding of property and casualty insurance.
Leadership; accountable, resourceful, motivated – identifies and seeks opportunities for growth with both internal & external teams.
Team player and excellent communication skills; engage the rest of the team and value their opinions.
Strong analytical, problem solving skills, and confidence in decision making.
Strong computer skills (including working knowledge of Microsoft Office products).
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in insurance related discipline.
Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation or higher.
If you meet or exceed these requirements and qualifications, please contact Jen Duff at 778-383-9790, x 103 or email your resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are already working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this opportunity and they will give you more details.
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