Claims Associate

The Chubb Group of Companies is looking for individuals interested in a claims career to join our Early Career Development Program as Claims Associates. Individuals possessing a Bachelor's degree and JD are excellent applicants for consideration. This is a permanent full-time position and a compelling opportunity to join a growing, financially stable and successful company. As an industry leader, Chubb is an employer of choice for applicants aspiring to develop a meaningful career in a fast-paced, diverse company with offices in most major US cities.
At Chubb, we have designed our Early Career Development Program to hone your skills and talents, to help you reach your career goals. By joining the Chubb Early Career Development Program, you will be part of an experience that supports the well-rounded development of critical business skills which in turn contribute to the future success of our company.
Our blended program is designed to include hands-on business assignments in a variety of disciplines, interactive classroom instruction, team assignments and direct interaction with many of our senior executives. As part of this program you will receive:
Business training unique to a career at Chubb;
Technical training to deepen your skill level within your chosen discipline; and an understanding of our broader industry
Interpersonal effectiveness training to help you gain strong communication and interactive skills
Access to additional training to compliment your professional development.
You, along with your program peers form a unique community of achievers who we believe will become the future leaders of Chubb.
Who are we looking for?
Successful professionals at Chubb come from many backgrounds and experiences and bring that rich diversity with them to our company. They also have some things in common, and these attributes will lead to your success at Chubb:
Results orientation: a demonstrated ability to meet commitments; including under pressure
Intellectual agility: capable and willing to master and apply new knowledge
Personal capacity: accepting and welcoming of additional responsibility over time
Communication skills: an ability to communicate successfully in various settings
Interpersonal/team skills: able to work effectively with colleagues at all levels
Self-leadership: an ability to take full ownership of work and show initiative as needed
Client focused: understanding of the needs of customers and clients
Work ethic: a commitment to hard work and a high ethical conduct
If this accurately describes you, begin pursuing your career with Chubb!
Duties include but are not limited to:
Under close supervision, receives assignments and reviews claim and policy information to provide background for investigation and may determine the extent of the policy's obligation to the insured depending on the line of business.
Contacts Insureds and secures necessary claim information.
Reviews Policy along with claim submissions to evaluate coverage .
Evaluates facts supplied by investigation to determine extent of liability of the insured, if any, and extent of the company's obligation to the insured under the policy contract.
Prepares reports on investigation, settlements, denials of claims, individual evaluation of involved parties etc.
Sets reserves within authority limits and recommends reserve changes to Team Leader.
Reviews progress and status of claims with Team Leader and discusses problems and suggested remedial actions.
Prepares and submits to Team Leader unusual or possible undesirable exposures.
Assists Team Leader in developing methods and improvements for handling claims.
Settles claims promptly and equitably.
Obtains releases, proofs of loss or compensation agreements and issues company drafts in payments for claims.
Informs claimants, insureds/customers or attorney of denial of claim when applicable.
Bachelor's degree and JD required.
Knowledge of insurance industry
Basic knowledge of claims handling concepts, practices, and procedures
Basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability and willingness to travel and relocate
Analytical, Detailed Oriented
Customer focus - responsive with an appropriate sense of urgency
Strong Communication Skills - including the ability to listen effectively; to confidently and diplomatically express opinions and voice concerns with other team members; and to present effective written communication to varied audiences.
Excellent Interpersonal Skills: Ability to establish trust and effective working relationships with others on an external and internal basis.
Strong Negotiation and Presentation Skills
Ability to work collaboratively, independently and as part of a team.
Ability to Multitask
Ability to adjust and adapt in an ever changing environment
Technically proficient
Committed to high standards of behavior and performance

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