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Home Office Technical Property Claim Specialist

Founded over 120 years ago, this company offers specialized insurance for schools, camps, nonprofit, human service organizations, senior living communities, and churches providing most lines of commercial property and liability insurance. Recognized for its entrepreneurialism, innovation, and implementation of emrging technologies.

Proactively manage property claim activities. Perform thorough investigations. Make complex coverage decisions. Deny losses within authority level. Identify potential high exposure and extensive damages. Formulate and document an action plan based on the covered damages and injuries. Determine and set reserves based on the most probable outcome of the claim. Evaluate and negotiate directly with insured, claimant, or claimant’s attorney. Review claim facts and exposure with claims management to guide claim strategy. Maintain a professional, courteous, and helpful approach when communicating with internal and external customers, business partners, and brokers. Provide knowledge and guidance to other claim handlers. Present complex claim files during roundtables and claims committee meetings. Direct work of defense attorney through collaboration on claim strategy and resolution. Manage claim expense. Engage in direct investigation, control, and settlement negotiations when outside adjusting and legal services are not necessary or available. Attend mediations, depositions, and trials.

Eight or more years in technical property insurance claim roles with increasing responsibilities is required. Advanced knowledge of recoveries such as subrogation, reinsurance, apportionment, and deductibles, of reinsurance contracts, worker's compensation pools, and second injury funds, and of policy terminology, legal principles involving insurance, and emerging industry trends. Advanced negotiation skills. Strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills. Effective planning and organization skills. Ability to travel to manage claims and litigation. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Completion of AIC and/or CPCU is preferred. Additional legal education or law degree is highly desirable.

Beautiful Upper Midwest location in a family-friendly community which boasts an outstanding quality of life.

Good salary along with a strong benefits package.