Field Training Manager

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Under general supervision, this position is responsibile for assisting in the evaluation of the outside Auto staff to assure quality in field office claim operations. Delivers Commercial and Personal lines Auto Appraisal training to outside staff. Acts as a technical resource for the outside claim handling staff. Provides coaching and guidance for Unit Managers on managing workflow, effective claim handling, service delivery and quality control. This position does not supervise staff.

Ensures the integrity of Auto appraisals. Assists in the deterrence and detection of potential fraud. Supports Internal Security on suspect issues. Provides ongoing training and guidance to claim handlers through, ride-alongs, reinspections, coaching and feedback. Reviews damage estimates prior to payment as needed. Acts as a resource to claim handling staff on large or complex claims. Assists managers with office and regional focus reviews. Identifies, evaluates and analyzes problem areas impacting indemnity pay out, customer service, regulatory compliance and expense controls. Gains consensus from all parties involved, assists in the development of resolution plans and participates in implementation. Assist in delivering guidelines from a corporate, regional and national level to the individual offices and their auto claim staff members. Identify and deliver just in time training to auto staff. Identifies training needs and collaborate with Claim University in the classroom delivery of broad based training objectives, including all technology and equipment (company and vendor). Assists in catastrophe situations by providing first response and training. Interacts with home office, SIU and field office management teams that may include Commercial Lines/Personal Lines National Product team and systems. CAT Duty

Bachelor's Degree Auto Field Trainer - Proficient in CCC Estimating Software I-CAR Platinum designation and/or ASE Certification Prior experience in delivering training presentations.

Critical Success Factors: Customer Service. Analytical Skills. Solid computer skills including working knowledge of Word and Excel and the ability to learn new software programs as needed. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid team player with leadership ability. Strong time and expense management skills. Influence and tact. Technology skills, knowledge of Personal Computer Software Applications Training and Development ability. Supervisory /management experience desirable.

High School diploma or GED Valid driver's license A minimum of 1 year prior experience using Xactimate. Auto Field Trainer: A minimum of 3 years Auto physical damage appraisal or body shop experience. Property Field Trainer: A minimum of 3 years Residential and Commercial physical damaged estimating experience.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.