ESIS Claims Team Leader - Workers Compensation

  • Chubb
  • Wilmington, DE, United States
Full Time

Job Description

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise, and local operations globally.

 ESIS, Inc. (ESIS) provides sophisticated risk management services designed to reduce claims frequency and loss costs. ESIS, the Risk Management Services Company of Chubb, provides claims, risk control & loss information systems to Fortune 1000 accounts. ESIS employs more than 1,500 professionals in nine regional centers and 15 major claims offices, as well as local representatives in select jurisdictions. We take our fiduciary responsibilities seriously and are proud to manage over $2.5 billion of customer losses and over 320,000 new claims annually. We specialize in large accounts which have multi-state operations. For information regarding ESIS please visit www.esis.com.

 Key Objective:

Responsible for managing a team of several ESIS Workers Compensation Claim Representatives in the Wilmington, DE office. Must have knowledge of DE, NJ, PA, NY Workers' Compensation laws and procedures are required. The supervisor will play a critical leadership role in effectively executing ESIS business strategies and plans in this office.  They will also be responsible for working with the WC Manager to successfully implement local business plans focusing on claims quality, customer service, staff development and expense management. 

 Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the activities of a claim team to assure swift and efficient claims services to ESIS customers.
  • Determines and delegates claims settlement authority to claims representatives.  Retains higher settlement authority for cases beyond the scope of subordinates. Coordinates and handles structured settlements.
  • Develops and implements local operating processes and sound claims handling procedures to assure that quality claims services is rendered to all accounts.  Effectively manages operations against established standards and recommends modifications or improvements to increase productivity.
  • Completes audits, reviews, and action plans to assure compliance with client, carrier, and ESIS expectations.
  • Ensures that claim investigations are completed thoroughly and timely and that all Best Practices are executed in accordance with client, carrier, and ESIS Best Practices.
  • Maintains jurisdictional expertise, oversees technical training, and ensures appropriate licensing within the team.
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers and brokers serviced.  Ensures quality and timeliness of service provided and designs and implements action plans to correct deficiencies as appropriate.
  • Establishes loss reserves to reflect probable company obligation both personally and through subordinate claim representatives.  Reviews and modifies reserves as necessary.
  • Manages and controls expenses by ensuring adequate team controls and prudent protection/application of company assets.
  • Manages department human resources by ensuring that organization design, staff selection, performance management, reward programs, and related actions are consistent with company policies, procedures, and good business judgment.  Interfaces with assigned human resources representatives to obtain required services and advice.
  • May be assigned other duties or represent claims department at various insurance activities in the absence of the Claim Manager. 
  • May have some administrative/operations oversight responsibility.
  • May serve as ESIS sales & marketing office coordinator.
  • Demonstrates skills in the following competencies:  Strategic Leadership,
  • Business Acumen, Orientation to Results, Change Leadership, Influencing Outcomes, Focus on Development and Courage.

 Desired Qualifications:

  • 5-7 Years of Workers' Compensation management/supervisory experience. Knowledge of and ability to establish and implement general business, legal, and ESIS best practices.
  • Completion of management and technical training programs, courses, and/or BS in Business Administration or related field.
  • Strong technical knowledge of multi-jurisdictional laws. 
  • Knowledgeable of Property & Casualty business including claims procedures, coverage issues, legal and regulatory processes. 
  • Ability to establish and implement general business, legal, and ESIS procedures and practices.
  • Ability to make prompt, intelligent decisions based upon detailed analysis of complex issues.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, negotiation skills, and influence management skills.
  • Ability to manage and operate a team effectively.
  • Demonstrated proactive approach to service for both external and internal customers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a positive approach.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

 Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress.

At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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