Bodily Injury/Construction Defect Unit Manager

Diamond Bar, California

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

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Job Description Summary

Under general direction and as a member of the local management team, this position is responsible for product quality and performance for a specific team of Specialty BI Inside claim professionals. Provide guidance and direction to direct reports through a continuous process of management involvement and frequent claim file review. Serve as a field representative for the Home Office Inside Property CAT product, as requested. Reinforce the Property CAT Vision, Strategies, and Objectives through word and action. Select, lead, mentor, performance manage and develop staff. This job manages staff.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attract, Retain and Develop World Class Talent:
  • Proactive recruitment of talent; work with management establishing and implementing a strategic staffing strategy.
  • Effective orientation and on-boarding.
  • Manage staff performance; implement strategies and plans to address staff development; identify and address training needs on an ongoing basis; provide frequent performance feedback.
  • Work with management to develop and implement effective training, performance development and succession planning.
  • Effective retention planning; proactively manage and respond to turnover.
  • Effectively utilize reward system to distinguish top performers and significant achievements.
  • Provide Compelling Claim Services:
  • Employ proper claim handling techniques to protect the integrity of our brand and providing consistent service quality and streamlined processes to add value for our customers.
  • Develop and execute a strategic file management plan that achieves optimal file resolution and business results.
  • Provide face-to-face and written guidance to ensure effectiveness, engagement, accuracy and efficiency.
  • Review new notices, ensuring claims are assigned to staff with appropriate skill sets.
  • Conduct quality file reviews per office/ best practices guidelines.
  • Establish/follow up on file reviews per diary instructions, conducting additional reviews (i.e. 180, 360 day reviews), as necessary.
  • Implement strategies and initiatives to improve file quality, customer service and manage costs.
  • Drive the Information Advantage:
  • Successfully leverage data, management information and technology to identify and make the most of opportunities to support business strategies and improve results.
  • Achieve Optimal Solutions:
  • Focus on resolution and process improvement, fulfilling all obligations while maximizing cost effectiveness, helping the business understand drivers, trends and product stress points and helping our partners attract and retain business.
  • Operate within agreed upon expense budget to achieve optimal business results through productivity, appropriate resource allocation, inventory management and loss adjustment expense.
  • Partner for Mutual Success:
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, business partners, customers, agents, regulatory agencies and others to achieve organizational goals and create better outcomes.
  • Participate in business meetings and agency visits as required.
  • 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 three months of starting the job and obtain ongoing continuing education credits as mandated.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • A minimum of 3 years claim work experience in at least one line of business required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Claim management experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Leading the Business:
  • Drive Results
  • Leads Change
  • Executes Business Strategy
  • Leading Others:
  • Attract Top Talent
  • Maximize Individual Performance
  • Holds Others Accountable
  • Aligns Rewards
  • Creates and Sustains a Dynamic Workplace

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

    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.