Gallagher Senior Claims Adjuster in Dallas, Texas

At Gallagher Bassett (GB) at http://www.gallagherbassett.com we are constantly seeking skilled professionals who are up for a challenge and take exceptional performance to heart. The professionals we hire help us maintain our reputation as one of the most progressive property/casualty third party claims service organizations in our industry and throughout the world. Gallagher Bassett provides services to Fortune 1000 companies throughout 100 offices worldwide. For the past several years GB has ranked among the largest TPA's by Business Insurance Magazine and was also a recipient of the Business Insurance Readers' Choice award for "Best Third Party Claims Administrator." If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Position Summary:

Incumbent provides leadership for a particular claims line of business, such as Workers Compensation or General Liability. Designs, implements and manages claims policies, procedures and standards to ensure high quality, cost-effective claims management on behalf of clients and carrier partners. Provides direction to the Field Operations. Consults with Business Development , Account Management, Carrier Operations, and Quality/Compliance/Risk as it relates to the their claims line of business.

Develops and implements strategies and plans to ensure that the Company provides high quality, customer-responsive, cost-effective claim handling and case management. Provides direction and technical guidance to field operations. Partners with Field Operations, Sales, Account Management, and Quality/Compliance/Risk to assess skills and training needs. Partners with Quality/Compliance/Risk to develop and manage audit tools and processes to effectively measure performance in delivery of claims service, within their line of business. Maximizes operational effectiveness with relevant and accurate data and analysis. Analyzes and distributes reports on their claims line of business performance. Creates metrics and benchmarking tools to demonstrate value proposition to clients and carriers.

Incumbent serves as a resource to Business Development and Account Management to represent the Company, provide product and pricing support, and to ensure favorable business relations and the acquisition and retention of profitable business . Serves as a resource to Carrier Operations and Account Management to manage client and carrier audits, to develop and implement improvement strategies to share best practices and correct deficiencies, and to deliver exceptional customer service. Collects major competitors' current market positions, service levels and operating strategies. Interacts with carrier counterparts to ensure strong relationships and continuous improvement. Determines and sponsors necessary enhancements to front end claims systems to support operational effectiveness.

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in claims line of business required.

  • Minimum 5 years experience in claims management positions required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry best practices and procedures.

Desired:

  • 15 or more years claims experience highly preferred.

  • Relevant industry designations preferred.

  • Experience handling Civil Rights claims highly preferred.

Work Traits:

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills, negotiation skills and influence management skills.

  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills. Strategic thinker; able to make prompt, intelligent decisions based upon detailed analysis of complex issues.

  • Strong service orientation to internal and external customers.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Experience completing high impact projects effectively and efficiently. Able to multitask and work independently.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite tools.

  • Experience with RMIS systems and data mining.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements :

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization.

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure.

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Claims

Organization: GB Western Litigation

Title: Senior Claims Adjuster

Location: Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: 44195