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Property Claims Supervisor

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3

Company: Wawanesa Insurance

 

We’re proud to give our employees the flexibility to choose how and where they want to work. In this role, you will decide whether your preference is to work from home, work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may live and work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada. 
 

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
 

We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience and advancement on a growing team.

 

Job Overview

The Claims Supervisor contributes to Wawanesa’s goal of delivering an exceptional and consistent claims service experience by providing leadership to the claims team, focusing on the achievement of key business goals and customer service standards.  

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Coordinate and supervise daily activities of claims team
  • Provide guidance and leadership to staff and specialists
  • Manage service levels by organizing, distributing, monitoring work flow and setting priorities to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity as guided by corporate policies, procedures and business plans
  • Conduct or contribute to employee development, and  employee performance management through coaching and following up on the development of their team’s technical competencies,
  • Conduct periodic review of claims files and coach team to strive for continuous improvement and development  by setting and tracking individual and team performance objectives
  • Provide direction and leadership in areas such as: liability determination, investigation, policy interpretation, settlement negotiations and establishing reserves for claims
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 5 + years progressive insurance adjusting experience
  • College /University degree preferred
  • Chartered Insurance Professional Designation and a desire to continue relevant industry education (FCIP, etc.)
  • Effective customer service skills including empathy and concern for our customers
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent investigative and analytical skills
  • Highly proficient time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of policy wordings all lines of business, corporate guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Ability to coach, guide, and positively motivate employees
  • Excellent knowledge of automobile, habitational, farm and commercial policies
  • Excellent knowledge of medical and legal terminology
  • Detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry
  • Exceptional advanced negotiation skills

Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets. 


Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all. Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process. Candidates requiring accommodations may contact, in confidence, jobs@wawanesa.com.


If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.