Senior Claims Specialist - General Liability (Hybrid or Remote)

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Posted 12 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Company Information:

What we look for

Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.

Markel Style

The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.

If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for the resolution of high complexity and high exposure claims. The position will have increased responsibility for decision making within their authority and work with minimal oversight.

Job Description

Experience handling moderate to high exposure general liability BI and PD claims and/or a legal background as a practicing attorney with litigation or coverage experience is required
Analyzes complex coverage issues and communicates coverage positions
Conducts, coordinates, and directs investigation into loss facts and extent of damages
Directs and monitors assignments to outside counsel and experts
Evaluates information on coverage, liability, and damages to determine the extent of insured's exposure
Sets reserves within authority or makes claim recommendations concerning reserve changes to manager
Negotiates and settles claims either directly or indirectly
Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information
Adheres to Fair Claims Practices regulations
Participates in special projects and assists other team members as needed
Travel to mediations, trials and conferences as required

Qualifications

Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong organization and time management skills
Ability to deliver outstanding customer service
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point)
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong desire for continuous improvement

Please note: Markel has a phased approach for re-entry into our buildings that is designed to balance the ongoing health, safety, and well-being of our employees with operational considerations and regulatory/ governmental requirements and recommendations. Effective 10/1/21 we have implemented a hybrid return to work strategy that allows for three days in the office every week.

In keeping with the values of the Markel Style, we strive to support our employees in living their lives to the fullest at home and at work. We offer competitive benefit programs that help meet our diverse and changing environment as well as support our employees' needs at all stages of life. All full time employees have the option to select from multiple health, dental and vision insurance plan options and optional life, disability, and AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) with employer match contributions, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, PTO, corporate holidays and floating holidays, parental leave. For COLORADO Applicants: The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $95,000 with 25% Bonus Potential.

"Why work for us?"

Diversity and inclusion

Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people's differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.

Community involvement

Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.

Commitment to open doors

Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style-some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.

Entrepreneurial spirit

As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.