Unit Claims Manager, Casualty

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City : Calgary

Category : Claims

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

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We’re here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.  And we deliver on our promises.  We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people.
A career in Insurance has never been this exciting.
Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our Product Teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters most to them. 
Our success story is written by our passion for creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?

Your Job

This is your opportunity.
Reporting to the Director of Casualty, the Unit Claims Manager of Casualty will be responsible for managing and controlling operations to meet corporate objectives in the casualty department.  You will provide technical expertise and leadership to employees to ensure efficient and effective work processes, quality service, and continuous improvement. 
This role will give you the chance to:

Manage the operations of the Unit to achieve key business goals. This includes: communicating corporate philosophy, vision, and values; motivating staff to participate in unit objectives; continuously keeping them informed of changes or new directions with use of effective change management techniques; soliciting feedback regarding operations; and coordinating assignments within the unit.  
Facilitate continuous learning and development; preparing and discussing performance management with unit staff members; participating in salary administration process for employees in the unit.
Resolve complex claims related issues and/or escalate problems according to company policies.
Ensure that corporate policies, claims standards, and procedures are followed.
Maintain effective communication channels with other departments,  liaise with other claims experts or management on technical and administrative issues.
Attend and participate in legislative/judicial hearings and alternate dispute resolution meetings when appropriate and necessary.
Authorize settlements of claims in accordance with authority limits.

Your Skills

The requirements:

3 years or more of supervisory experience is considered an asset OR 5 or more years in a Senior insurance role mentoring and developing employees
College diploma or university degree (preferred)
Completed or are working toward a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation (preferred)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of staff and brokers
Experience in coaching and developing staff
Proven leadership skills
Excellent customer service skills
Provide open and honest feedback and communication to staff
Complete and thorough working knowledge of Commercial Liability claims 
Additional experience in auto BI and personal liability claims is considered an asset.

Closing Statement

The fine print.
Background ChecksPrior to receiving a job offer, you will be asked to consent to background checks as it is a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.
Eligibility to work in Canada It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  For permanent roles, proof of eligibility can be a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card or confirmation.
We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerAt Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. 
If you are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
This role will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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