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Senior Claims Specialist - Property | Sydney

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full Time

Job Area: Claims

Applications Close: 31 Jul 2019

Liberty Specialty Markets, offers specialty and commercial line insurance and reinsurance across Asia Pacific. 

Find out what it takes to be part of a global Fortune 100 company that exists to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow.

  • Global company.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Team-work culture.
  • Challenging & Diverse claim portfolio.

Key responsibilities

  • Pro-actively handle a book of specialty lines property, energy and construction claims across Australia throughout the entire claim life cycle;
  • Managing complex claims including class actions and multi defendant contractual claims;
  • Interpreting policy coverage and determining if coverage applies to claims submitted and managing complex indemnity positions;
  • Participating directly in mediation and arbitration settlements where necessary and arranging expeditious and economical claim settlements;
  • Ensuring that internal and external stakeholders and Liberty clients consistently receive a high level of claims service that differentiates Liberty from its competitors;
  • Working closely with the underwriting and risk engineering departments to promote Liberty’s “integrated business unit approach” and ensure seamless delivery of underwriting and claims management services;
  • Managing performance of external service providers;
  • Ensuring all compliance obligations are met and participate in claims audits when required.

Qualifications and Soft Skills

  • 5+ years significant previous claims management experience in the Insurance or Legal industry essential;
  • Extensive experience in successfully investigating and managing high value and complex claims;
  • A high level of communication and influencing skills;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Insurance, Legal, Business or Engineering discipline desirable;
  • Exceptional ability at developing effective relationships;
  • A very sound work ethic;
  • Sound knowledge of the Insurance Contracts Act and demonstrated ability to understand and apply legal principles to the management of claims;
  • Excellent working knowledge of PC based systems and applications such as Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database systems for managing contacts, schedules and calendars is required.

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