Associate Account Executive Strategic Resolution Group

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Target Openings

1

Job Description Summary

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic team player to join our Strategic Resolution Group Claim team as an Associate Account Executive handling complex toxic tort, latent injury, sexual misconduct and/or environmental claims that may present significant financial exposures. With moderate supervision, you will manage moderate to large exposure claims with complex liability and coverage issues, with the goal of developing strategies to ensure that claims are successfully resolved in the most efficient and effective way while meeting established protocols and delivering optimal customer service. As you meet the challenges of an ever-changing litigation landscape, you will maintain and develop a strong understanding of applicable law in multiple jurisdictions enhancing your ability to successfully manage complex coverage and liability issues.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • In the handling of moderate to large exposure claims, your responsibilities may include:
  • Coverage Research and Analysis - Responsible for researching the existence of policies that may have been issued by multiple legacy companies and analyzing coverage. Apply knowledge of relevant legal concepts in applicable jurisdictions. Prepare coverage recommendations, review with supervisor and present to management. Effectively communicate coverage positions to policyholders or their representatives.
  • Liability Investigation and Analysis - Conduct thorough investigation and analysis of claim facts to determine liability. Acquire and apply knowledge of relevant legal concepts in jurisdiction to evaluate damages and develop recommendation for appropriate course of action.
  • Litigation Management - Proactively develop and execute a strategic file management plan that achieves optimal file resolution, including as appropriate research and recommendation of counsel; litigation and resolution strategies; management of loss adjustment expenses; engagement of appropriate experts; use of proper settlement and release terms. Attend meetings with counsel, settlement conferences, mediations and trials.
  • Account Management - Develop and apply an in-depth knowledge and understanding of assigned accounts in actions and decisions. Maintain effective working relationships with other account contacts. Ensure claims and settlement agreements are handled in a consistent manner. Responsible for regular communication and reporting to coordinate / align actions on assigned accounts.
  • Financial Analysis - Estimate financial exposures on an individual claim and account basis. Develop budgets and financial analyses in consultation with supervisor and maintain appropriate defense and indemnity estimates.
  • File Maintenance and Administrative Compliance - Maintain well-documented and organized claim files. Maintain proficiency with SRG claim systems and databases. Adhere to applicable requirements for data accuracy. Efficiently manage file inventory.
  • Staff Development - May be involved in training, mentoring and interviewing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in claim, legal, insurance or environmental fields.
  • In order to perform the essential functions of this job, acquisition and maintenance of Insurance License(s) may be required to comply with state and Travelers requirements. Generally, license(s) must be obtained within six months of starting the job.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Education & Work Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience in claim, legal, insurance or environmental fields.
  • Job specific or technical competencies:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Judgment & Decision-Making
  • Teamwork
  • Accountability
  • Customer Focus
  • Relationship Management
  • Business Perspective
  • Knowledge of Regulatory and Claim Environments
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Technology
  • Working Independently
  • Application of Departmental Practices and Procedures
  • Licensing

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Operates standard office equipment (Continuously)
  • Sitting (Frequently)
  • Standing (Occasionally)
  • Lifting items up to 11-20 pounds/ (Occasionally)
  • Use of Keyboards (Continuously)
  • Driving (Occasionally)
  • Travel (Occasionally)
  • Other: Limited remote work days available.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 


If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.


Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


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.