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Claims Specialist - Liability

Job Level:  Professional

Remote, IL, US, 60606 Chicago, IL, US, 60606 O'Fallon, MO, US, 63368

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Customer Services & Claims
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  712

Role Purpose:

This is a senior claim technical position. The incumbent is responsible for the investigation, evaluation, negotiation, and resolution of high exposure claims that may involve complex issues, and/or litigation. The position requires analytical, decision making, and resource management skills. This position also requires various marketing and public relations activities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for directing and/or performing investigation, evaluation, negotiation and disposition of high exposure claims that are typically issue oriented and involve a great deal of complexity. Successful accomplishment requires innovative, cost effective strategies to achieve optimum resolution.
  • Responsible for assigned claims involving commercial losses of $100,000 to in excess of $1 million involving locations throughout the US and elsewhere.
  • Develop proper claim handling procedures to include input from underwriters, brokers and insureds.
  • Responsible for managing a select number of accounts for Allianz, which requires awareness of the client’s needs in light of the risk environment which may affect the client.
  • Travel required to loss locations to appraise the damage, and likewise to collaborate with public and private officials relative to the remedial services needed.
  • Management of external counsel in performing coverage analysis and resolution strategies. On litigated claims this would include development and implementation of defense strategies.
  • Responsibility for the selection and management of experts, if necessary, in the handling of high exposure claims.


Required Skills:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years handling commercial claims exhibiting complex coverage and liability/damage issues.
  • Experience in:
    • Multi-state and global claims
    • Mass tort and class action claims
    • Complex high value claims
    • Account audits
    • Marketing and/or public relations
    • Field investigations
  • Claims handling, including investigation, evaluation, negotiation, and disposition involving complexity.


Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience and includes a comprehensive best in class benefits package.  Any salary or benefits information provided by third party resources such as external job posting websites etc., cannot be deemed reliable.

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.


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.

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.


For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.

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