Senior Claims Handler Financial Lines (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

At AGCS we specialize in offering commercial property insurance for the most complex and challenging exposures. With a focus on larger global risk portfolios and major national risks, we offer tailor made ‘All Risks’ property damage and business interruption insurance through our global network.~crlf~ ~crlf~In this role you will proactively steer, negotiate and resolve high exposure claims, involving complex legal issues and/or litigation in a cost-effective manner. Furthermore, you will effectively manage the relationship with third party service providers to achieve economic results and to provide a high-quality service to all internal and external customers on a global scope.

Claims Strategy and Leadership~crlf~##Support development of the claims strategy in financial lines to ensure profitable growth and a strong market position~crlf~##Proactively produce effective data and analyses to support complex decision making~crlf~ ~crlf~Investigation and Reserving Claims~crlf~##Direct investigation of high exposure domestic and international claims that involve complex issues and/or litigation~crlf~##assess damage areas, potential exposures to AGCS business and provide guidance to insureds to identify ways to mitigate losses~crlf~##Proactively evaluate and address coverage issues and determine appropriate reserving levels~crlf~ ~crlf~Settlement~crlf~##Negotiate and resolve high exposure, complex claims ensuring cost effective and service orientated solutions within the authority limits, and in line with AGCS Claims complex procedures and guidelines~crlf~##Manage external counsel in performing coverage analysis and resolution strategies, including development and implementation of defense strategies on litigated claims~crlf~##Drive subrogation processes~crlf~ ~crlf~Market & Relationship Management~crlf~##Proactively support acquisition of new business and retention of existing business (including client and broker negotiations where necessary)~crlf~##Proactively drive involvement of functional areas in claims handling process (e.g. Underwriting, ARC, Operations)~crlf~##Develop and maintain strong relationships with key brokers and clients and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. third party adjusters)~crlf~

##Degree in Law~crlf~##Specialized and technical understanding and several years of experience managing financial lines products and portfolio.~crlf~##Specialized understanding of global financial lines insurance markets and competitor landscape~crlf~##Well recognized relationship building with brokers ~crlf~##Good understanding of legal and regulatory framework in the respective regions~crlf~##Experience in working in complex, global matrix organization~crlf~##Understanding of relevant products, wordings, terms and conditions and coverages~crlf~##Knowledge of claims handling process from notification to settlement and recovery~crlf~##Knowledge of reserving principles and practices, robust understanding of coinsurance and reinsurance and application~crlf~##Deep understanding of relevant legal processes and procedures, litigation management, litigation avoidance techniques (e.g. mediation)~crlf~##Excellent communication, negotiation and analytical skills~crlf~##Fluent German and English~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~


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