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Cargo Claims Specialist

Claims, Other Careers Job ID 2023-12799 Primary Location: Parsippany, New Jersey 01/25/2023
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Overview:

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

FM Global Cargo is a division of the FM Global Group providing comprehensive, flexible ocean and inland coverage and risk engineering services tailored to our client's international trade and transportation needs. Our Parsippany, NJ office has an immediate opening for a Cargo Claims Specialist.

The incumbent is accountable for the examination, investigation, adjustment, and disposition of all reported claims arising from all forms of Cargo coverages written through FM Global and acceptance of the associated fiduciary responsibility and trust in accordance with assigned authorization levels. He/she identifies and protects recovery potential throughout the loss handling process and pursuit of responsible parties (assisted by outside expertise as needed). In addition, the incumbent, manages and directs activities of outside experts, including our dedicated third-party agents, as well as accountants, legal counsel, and other professionals on a national and international level, to assure they are used effectively and in compliance with company standards and practices.


Responsibilities:

  • With the assistance of the Cargo Claims Manager or Senior Cargo Claims Technical Specialist, the incumbent is accountable for the examination, investigation, adjustment, and disposition of claims arising from all forms of Cargo coverages written through FM Global and acceptance of the associated fiduciary responsibility and trust in accordance with assigned authorization levels.
  • Work with the Cargo Claims Manager or Senior Cargo Claims Technical Specialist to identify and protect recovery potential throughout the loss handling process and pursuit of responsible parties (assisted by outside expertise as needed).
  • Where authority has been granted from the Cargo Claims Manager, select, manage, and direct activities of outside experts, including independent adjusters, accountants, legal counsel, and other professionals on a national and international level, to assure they are used effectively and in compliance with company standards and practices.
  • Assists the Cargo management team with activities involving interfacing with other disciplines and/or policyholders as needed. This includes participating in pre-loss visits and policy holder workshops.
  • Supervise our independent adjuster for all FM Global Cargo claims and is responsible for handling general inquiries, coverage questions, status inquiries and related correspondence.
  • Keeps the client advised of progress via timely letters.

Qualifications:

Education

4 years College Degree or Bachelor Degree

Experience

2 years + of exposure to cargo coverages, including 1 year in Cargo claims/adjustments

Experience with subrogation and salvage recovery for cargo losses

Skills and competencies

Good knowledge of cargo coverages and claims, excellent oral andwritten communication skills; working knowledge of accounting and finance; a good understanding of information technology; organizedand able to make sound and quick decisions.

The salary range for this position is $71,500 to $102,700. The final salary offer will vary based on geographic location, individual education, skills, and experience. The position is eligible to participate in FM Global’s comprehensive Total Rewards program that includes an incentive plan, generous health and well-being programs, a 401(k) and pension plan, career development opportunities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work, time off allowances and much more

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions, will be required to be vaccinated for Covid-19 and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

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