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Claims Specialist - Environmental

Company: AXA XL
Location: Exton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Claims Specialist - Environmental

Exton, PA; Hartford, CT, USA

Our Claims team sets us apart. Our experienced Claims professionals use their specialized expertise to handle even the most complex claims seamlessly. How do you make a good thing better? You focus on pursuing excellence and creating a culture of continuous improvement. You create an environment that fosters collaboration, customer service and colleague development. And you build a team of passionate and innovative claims experts who see success as a reason to roll up their sleeves and drive for improvement.

As a Claims Specialist - Environmental, you will play a critical role in handling and resolving AXA XL's claims for the Environmental Pollution team. The ideal candidate would have prior exposure to Construction claims or a similar product line. Expect to work closely with your manager and fellow Claims colleagues to drive files to resolution, interacting and collaborating frequently with Regional Practice Leaders and the Underwriting team. Together, you will be tasked with achieving the best possible outcomes for AXA XL and its clients by resolving and settling claims proactively.

DISCOVER your opportunity

What will your essential responsibilities include?

  • Handling complex pollution and/or high exposure claims across multiple jurisdictions, setting the case strategy for these claims in partnership with Regional Practice Leaders and Claims management.
  • Partnering with internal and external counsel to set and pursue effective, cost-efficient litigation strategies for litigated claims.
  • Coordinating and managing communication with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., Underwriting, brokers, reinsurers, external vendors, etc.) to ensure the highest level of customer service. Participation in new account and renewal meetings may be required.
  • Consulting with Regional Practice Leaders and Claims management on Large Losses and ensuring all steps are taken to achieve the best outcome.
  • Producing internal reporting and ensuring that reserves are set according to best practices guidelines.
  • Identifying , monitoring and reporting on emerging liability and coverage trends, leading to data-driven success.

    You will report to the Team Leader - Environmental Claims, Americas Region.

    SHARE your talent

    SHARE your talent

    We're looking for someone who has these abilities and skills:

    Required Skills and Abilities:

    • Education: Bachelor's degree required; Juris Doctor (JD) preferred
    • Claims Technical Expertise: Broad experience in the handling and management of complex Pollution Sites, Contractor's Professional and Pollution Liability, or Construction-related claims
    • Strong communication: Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and negotiation skills. Able to communicate and negotiate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at various levels of sophistication.
    • Collaborative approach: Develop productive working relationships with insureds, brokers, claim handlers, Underwriters and legal counsel. Seek input from others as needed to achieve the best result possible. Capable of working and collaborating in a hybrid work environment.
    • Strong ethics: Handle responsibilities with integrity and the highest standards of professionalism.
    • Passion for results: Approach tasks proactively and anticipate needs. Think quickly and prioritize multiple work streams without sacrificing quality. Act with a sense of urgency.
    • Intellectual curiosity: Willing to ask questions and explore new ideas. Eager to learn and focused on continuously improving technical skills.

      Desired Skills and Abilities:

      • Possession of state adjuster licenses is preferred. Insurance designation(s) (CPCU, AIC, ARM, SCLA) preferred.

        FIND your future

        AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid-sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don't just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it.

        How? By combining a comprehensive and efficient capital platform, data-driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business - property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty.

        With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward.

        Learn more at axaxl.com

        Inclusion & Diversity

        AXA XL is committed to equal employment opportunity and will consider applicants regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and origins, marital status, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

        At AXA XL, we know that an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce enable business growth and are critical to our success. That's why we have made a strategic commitment to attract, develop, advance and retain the most diverse workforce possible, and create an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work and can reach their highest potential. It's about helping one another - and our business - to move forward and succeed.

        • Five Business Resource Groups focused on gender, LGBTQ+, ethnicity and origins, disability and inclusion with 20 Chapters around the globe
        • Robust support for Flexible Working Arrangements
        • Enhanced family friendly leave benefits
        • Named to the Diversity Best Practices Index
        • Signatory to the UK Women in Finance Charter

          Learn more at axaxl.com/about-us/inclusion-and-diversity .

          AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

          Corporate Responsibility

          At AXA XL our approach to corporate responsibility (CR) is the same as our approach to business; constantly seeking to provide innovative solutions to the world's most complex problems. From offering our expertise, products and services to help build more resilient communities, to advancing understanding and response to climate change, our strategy - Our Impact. Our Future. - aligns key issues that are pertinent to our business - climate, water and financial resilience - and contributes to AXA Group's purpose to "Act for human progress by protecting what matters.".

          • Climate: We're reducing our carbon footprint, protecting ecosystems and exploring how our business can help build a better world.
          • Water: We're developing water resilience where it is - and will be - needed most.
          • Financial resilience: We're helping create opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed, so they can be better prepared for unexpected changes.
          • Hearts in Action:We have established volunteering and charitable giving programs to help colleagues support causes that matter most to them, known as our "Hearts in Action" programs.

            For more information, please see the Corporate Responsibility section on our website.

            The pay range for this position is ($74,000 - $145,500 ). Actual pay will be determined based upon the individual's skills, experience and location. We strive for market alignment and internal equity with our colleagues' pay.

Keywords: AXA XL, Wilmington , Claims Specialist - Environmental, Other , Exton, Delaware

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