Job Description

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Our client is a dynamic, fast-growing company seeking a Claims Manager with the expertise, drive, and commitment to excellence to join their team. If you thrive in a collaborative environment and are eager to make a significant impact, this is the role for you.

Role Overview:

As a Claims Manager, you will be instrumental in delivering exceptional claims service. You will lead and support a claims team, handling complex cases and ensuring the highest standards are met. Your expertise will guide the team in resolving claims efficiently and effectively, contributing to our reputation for outstanding customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Delegate claims settlement authority and provide strategic guidance to claims representatives.
  • Analysis: Identify opportunities through financial analysis and cost/benefit evaluations.
  • Support: Offer leadership, motivation, and technical guidance to promote team performance.
  • Reporting: Prepare detailed claims reports and analyses.
  • Claim Handling: Evaluate and manage complex general liability claims, both litigated and non-litigated.
  • Planning: Assist in annual plan and budget preparation for the claims department.
  • Oversight: Operate the claims servicing unit, covering a range of claims from bodily injury to commercial risks.
  • Settlement: Ensure appropriate claims appraisals, investigations, policy interpretation, and final settlements.
  • Legal Engagement: Attend mediations, arbitrations, and pre-trial conferences as needed.
  • Industry Awareness: Stay updated on legislative changes and industry trends.

What We're Looking For:

  • Experience: 10+ years of progressive insurance adjusting experience, preferably with multi-line expertise.
  • Leadership: 3+ years of previous insurance leadership experience preferred.
  • Certification: Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation.
  • Customer Focus: Exceptional claims service skills, demonstrating empathy and concern.
  • Communication: Excellent investigative, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Organization: Strong time management and organizational abilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge: In-depth understanding of habitational, farm, and commercial policies, along with medical and legal terminology.
  • Negotiation: Advanced negotiation skills to resolve complex claims.

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary and annual bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Benefit from a fully paid group benefits package.
  • Retirement Savings: Participate in our group RSP with matching contributions.
  • Career Growth: Access training and development opportunities to advance your career.
  • Work-Life Balance: Embrace a balanced work week with 35 hours and flexible hybrid work options.
  • Generous Time Off: Take advantage of competitive vacation, holiday benefits, paid sick time, and personal days.
  • Employee Recognition: Be celebrated through our employee recognition program.

About Us:

At DGA Careers, finding and assessing talented insurance professionals is what we do all day long, every day. DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 25 years, as the largest executive search and recruiting company focused exclusively on the insurance industry. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Montreal, DGA Careers is well-positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivaled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates, please contact Katie Ellwood at katie@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly

 

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time

Market Segment

Commercial Insurance
Insurance
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Education Required

CIP

Minimum Experience Required

7 to 10 Years

Does this job require travel ?

Yes

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