Hub International Senior Claims Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Working within the Claims Department in a client-facing role, the successful candidate will apply their experience in providing interpretation of policy language, coverage analysis, advocacy, coverage and dispute resolution, act as liaison between clients, adjusters, lawyers and insurance companies, claims management and other related client services. The Claims Department's mandate is to deliver claims consulting services to clients, and advocate for our clients in resolving any issues relating to their loss, i.e. coverage disputes, policy interpretation, settlement disputes, etc.

Job Required Skills

Specific Accountabilities

  • Claims advocate and facilitator on behalf of client.

  • Consultation with clients on claim issues

  • Review and recommend solutions to coverage, quantum and claim handling management issues.

  • Negotiate with insurers, adjusters and lawyers to expedite and obtain fair settlement of claims.

  • Participate in sales presentations to prospective clients.

  • Assist the client in preparing special claims servicing instructions focusing on the client’s specific needs and taking into consideration the structure of their insurance programs.

  • Review and comment on policy wordings for account teams.

  • Review of claims with clients/insurers/loss adjusters regularly.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Post-secondary education and/or relevant work experience.

  • Holds or commits to obtain appropriate provincial license within probationary period.

  • Additional insurance qualifications/designations (e.g. CIP, CRM) is considered an asset.

  • Possesses excellent knowledge of coverage and analytical skills in policy interpretation.

  • Aware of relevant insurance legislation and major insurance-related court decisions.

  • General knowledge and/or experience with multiple lines of insurance coverage with detailed knowledge in specialized coverage lines considered an asset.

  • Prior experience in claims consultation with larger risk accounts.

  • Strong communication skills - both verbal & written, as well as effective time management and organizational practices.

  • Results oriented with strong client service emphasis and focus.

  • Good computer skills with proficiency in email, word processing and spreadsheet software as well as working knowledge of presentation software.

  • Excellent interpersonal and strong negotiating skills

  • Attention to detail.

  • Professional maturity and proven track record of adherence to professional standards and ethics.

  • Capable of working in a team.

  • Good problem solving skills.

Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
Required Experience: 7-10 years
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Date published: 5-Mar-2018
Department: Account Management & Service
Ref#: P2361_20180227

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