Team Leader Standard Claims Liability (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

We are looking for an Team Leader Standard Claims Liability to join the Claims Liability Team at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) in Cologne.~crlf~ ~crlf~Reporting directly to the Regional Head of Claims Liability & Financial Lines , you will leading and managing a team of senior claims handlers. You are also handle all standard claims types, in both lead and following capacity. You ensure claims handled within authority limits, and in line with AGCS Claims Standards procedures and guidelines. You will utilize third party service providers to achieve economical results and to provide a high quality service to all internal and external customers and you also develop and maintain strong relationships with brokers and clients.

In this role you will…~crlf~##Lead and manage team of senior claims experts~crlf~##Training, developing and coaching of less experienced staff ~crlf~##Input and maintain accurate claims records for designated accounts, within appropriate AGC&S Claims administration systems ~crlf~##Manage timely production of management information reports (e.g. monthly major claims movements) and proactively identify loss trends~crlf~##Investigate standard claims, including coverage determination and evaluation of loss exposures~crlf~##Determine appropriate reserving levels~crlf~##Select and direct independent external service providers (e.g. Loss Adjusters)~crlf~##Settle standard claims through payment or denial~crlf~##Negotiate to ensure efficient and competitive settlement~crlf~##Ensure all claims handled within authority limits, and in line with AGCS Claims complex procedures and guidelines~crlf~##Refer cases outside of authority level, preparing referral documentation and materials as appropriate~crlf~##Undertake audits of external service providers as appropriate~crlf~##Participate in meetings with clients to promote AGCS claims handling capacities~crlf~##Proactively liaise with MMC on market management initiatives~crlf~##Develop and maintain strong relationships with key brokers and clients and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. third party adjusters)~crlf~

##Preferably a degree in Economics, Law, or other appropriate discipline~crlf~##Deep and relevant professional experience (min. 3+ years) in insurance markets and competitor landscape~crlf~##Specialized understanding of LoB products and portfolio with technical specialist knowledge~crlf~##Knowledge of claims handling process from notification to settlement and recovery~crlf~##Well recognized established relationship building with brokers at peer group level and well established within local market~crlf~##Good understanding of legal and regulatory framework~crlf~##Significant experience in working in complex, global matrix organization leading a team of professionals~crlf~##Ability to lead and manage a team of underwriters. Includes the ability to delegate tasks, steer team direction/goals, etc.~crlf~##Ability to effectively absorb information from various sources, then analyze, study or examine data in detail, and draw appropriate conclusions~crlf~##Ability to negotiate best position for AGCS, and client, often in contentious situations, managing conflicting priorities of various parties~crlf~##Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to explain complex in a simple way to understand the terminology.~crlf~##Fluent in German, good command of English~crlf~

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~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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