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Coverage Claim Director

Jersey City, New Jersey
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally. The Coverage/Claim Director in the Coverage and Complex Claim Department will have responsibility for management of an inventory of casualty claims with complex coverage issues, Long Tail Exposure (LTE) claims which are claims occurring over multiple policy periods and/or class action litigation. Claims handled in this role could include, but are not limited to, concussion/head injury, abuse and molestation, chemical/toxic/environmental exposures and claims potentially triggering the Personal and Advertising Injury coverage grant of Commercial General Liability/Umbrella/Excess coverage. Responsibilities will also include management of coverage litigation and arbitration in designated Casualty practice areas including, but not limited to, Primary Casualty, Excess Casualty, Construction, Construction Defect, Long Term Exposure and Environmental. Responsibilities will entail management of outside counsel with respect to defense of Chubb in designated coverage disputes; management and oversight of all aspects of coverage litigation, including development of litigation and resolution strategies; management of discovery requests; attendance at depositions, mediations and trials, as necessary. The position is based in Jersey City. Some travel will be required.Qualifications:The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of experience as a lawyer and/or claim professional with a high degree of specialized and technical competence in litigation management and the handling of complex coverage issues, high exposure and/or long term exposure claims and coverage litigation. A law degree is required. Candidates will be considered for Senior Coverage/Claim Director position depending on experience. The candidate will also have: Excellent organizational, writing, interpersonal communication, and negotiation skills. Excellent customer service skills and will be able to work with clients and business partners in a professional manner. Demonstrated ability to work in a complex operating environment. Ability to work independently, issue spot, and assimilate learning materials on many different subjects from various sources . Experience in senior management reporting. Candidates will be considered for Senior Coverage/Claim Director position depending on experience. Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success. Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress. At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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  • Job Reference: 386582734-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Chubb
  • Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent