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Complex Claims Examiner

Your future team

Picture yourself building a successful career at AIG working alongside other talented, highly motivated individuals committed to reaching our goal of becoming the world’s leading insurance provider.  We believe that our success depends on building a world class team.  If you would like to be a part of our team, we invite you to consider putting your talents to work with the AIG claims department. Claims at AIG are a combination of different functions, business divisions such as Life & Retirement and General Insurance, and Global Claims, which makes us unique at AIG. Our specialised functions are delivering on AIG's promise to our customers, our clients, our shareholders, and each other. Thanks to our global network of highly-skilled professionals, we can mobilise experts from around the world to provide reliable, responsive claims service wherever and whenever our clients need it.  

Reporting to the Personal Lines Claims Manager, you will serve our private client group handling homeowners property claims. 

Your contribution at AIG

As a contributor at AIG you are the one the clients turn to in times of need.  You act with speed, composure, compassion and knowledge to solve problems and the work you do every day is the heart of AIG’s business.

Accountabilities/responsibilities 

1. Functional responsibilities:

  • Managing key complex claims handling enquiry; coverage determination, quantum analysis and legal liability assessment, where appropriate within authority limits and providing a high standard of customer service
  • Ensuring effective vendor and litigation management
  • Developing communication for internal and external stakeholders, where required
  • Striving for continuous improvement on claim file handling with feedback and support through the quality assurance review processes including undertaking quality assurance reviews
  • Contributing to maintenance of best practice procedures for complex claims, consistent with global best practice
  • Demonstrating a high standard of technical claims competence for handling moderate to high complex claims
  • Handling complex claims allocated within agreed level of authority limit
  • Establishing, reviewing and refining effective claims handling processes
  • Reviewing and responding to claim technical referrals.

2. Accountabilities:

  • Timely, accurate and customer focused claim resolution, minimising indemnity exposure and mitigating vendor and legal expense
  • Consistent proactive claims handling on an ongoing basis (i.e. initial file review, investigations and liability, negotiations and settlement, and litigation management)
  • Effective communication of key complex claims and (LOB) portfolio messages to internal stakeholders
  • Financial control through consistent reserve and other financial transaction discipline
  • Accurate and consistent policy interpretation
  • Stakeholder management and oversight including scheme partners and third party claims administrators. 

3. Line of business specialist knowledge:

  • Personal lines – home building, contents, especially in the high net-worth space.

What we are looking for

  • A proven track record in homeowner property claims (required)
  • Specific prior experience in personal lines claims (required)
  • Exposure to and knowledge of affluent market segment is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of construction trades and terminology, residential building materials and techniques are required
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong negotiation skills, decision making and problem solving skills required
  • Experience with first-party coverage interpretation
  • Demonstrated capability in the effective management of various stakeholders including loss adjusters, lawyers and other experts
  • Self-starter with the ability to act independently
  • Graduate Diploma of General Insurance (preferred).

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Summary

Classification:
Claims
Reference:
JR1806267
Salary:
Not Specified
Work Type:
Full Time
Location:
Sydney
Date Posted:
03/08/2018
Closing Date:
02/09/2018
Advertiser:
AIG