Sr. Claims Analyst, Defense Based Act & Foreign Voluntary Workers Compensation, Casualty Division

Allied World Insurance Dallas, TX
Investigate, evaluate, and resolve claims asserted against the Company's Defense Base Act and Foreign Voluntary Workers Compensation policies. Oversee and manage third-party administrators (TPA's) under contract with the Company to administer the Company's claims. Engage in collaborative projects in support of other areas of the company, including underwriting, finance and accounting, actuarial, operations, and technology. Provide superior service to all customers, whether internal or external.

* Efficiently manage a vigorous claims caseload involving Defense Base Act and Foreign Voluntary Worker's Compensation coverages. Promptly analyze coverage, draft accurate and timely coverage position letters, manage litigation, and interact with insureds, brokers, defense counsel, underwriters and other parties as required. Establish timely and appropriate reserves and regularly report claim developments and trends to claims and underwriting management. Represent Company in the resolution of claims and participate in legal proceedings, including mediations.

* Effectively manage and oversee the Company's TPA's in their day to day administration of claims, including reviewing coverage position letters and responding to requests for authority. Serve as claims liaison between TPA and the Company, including responding to claims and related issues. Conduct periodic claim audits, prepare audit reports, and approve service invoices.

* Work with other areas of the Company including underwriting, finance and accounting, actuarial, operations and technology on projects as requested. Prepare claim summaries and other reports as necessary for management. Prepare Large Loss reports and present cases on a quarterly basis to senior executives.

* Meet with existing or prospective clients and brokers. Attend company sponsored training events and relevant industry conferences/meetings.

* 10 years prior experience in Worker's Compensation, Longshoreman and Harborworkers Compensation Act, or related areas

* Four-year college degree is preferred.

* Knowledge of claims, legal and coverage issues in all U.S. jurisdictions. Excellent negotiation and communication skills. Strong technical skills and writing experience. Proficient with Microsoft Office products, internet research and IVOS a plus.

* Ability to accurately and timely analyze coverage, draft coverage position letters and instruct and collaborate with counsel regarding litigation and coverage strategies, negotiate and resolve claims and otherwise act within the scope of delegated authority.

* Compliance with multi-state adjuster licensing requirements.

* Position requires the ability to quickly and accurately read, comprehend, analyze and produce written materials and to use a computer for long periods of time. Some travel required.

About Fairfax

Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

About Allied World

Allied World, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.

Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance. Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status. Please visit www.awac.com for further information on Allied World.