Claims Manager - Litigated Claims (Hybrid)

Claims Manager - Litigated Claims (Hybrid)

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. | Southfield, MI, 48086, US
Salary Range:$37,000 – $74,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It's an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It's having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you're someone who cares, there's a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Claims Manager - Litigated Claims (Hybrid)

This role is open to a hybrid setting 2 days in office, 3 days at home. Office location is in Southfield, MI.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To manage the inventory of litigated claims to include high profile cases, claims settlements and claims going to trial; to oversee defense counsel work product to supervise hearing representatives and special investigative unit; to develop and maintain good relationships with defense counsel; to act as primary liaison between client's in-house counsel, outside defense counsel and claims unit; and to develop and conduct litigation training for claims staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

* Monitors case assignments and inventory levels.
* Develops and maintains relationships with defense counsel.
* Manages complex or high exposure cases; handles a caseload on a limited basis as needed; and handles special projects as assigned by the client.
* Acts as primary liaison between outside defense counsel, client's in-house counsel and claims unit.
* Develops and conducts litigation training for claims staff.
* Manages Special Investigative Unit and Hearing Representatives.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Supports the organization's quality program(s).
* Travels as needed.
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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Administers company personnel policies in all areas and follows company staffing standards and training recommendations.
* Interviews, hires and establishes colleague performance development plans; conducts colleague performance discussions.
* Provides support, guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum performance.



QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

JD is preferred.

Experience

Eight (8) years of related technical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include two (2) years supervisory experience.

Skills & Knowledge

* Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
* PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
* Leadership/management/motivational skills
* Analytical and interpretive skills
* Strong organizational skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Excellent negotiation skills
* Ability to work in a team environment
* Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
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WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

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Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.