General Liability & Property Claims Specialist, Gap Inc.

OVERVIEW

Manage and handle Company insured and self-insured liability, including serious/complex liability and property claims & business interruption claims. Reports & confers with insurers, attorneys and business partners, including Gap Inc. Legal and Customer Relations. Manage & monitor outstanding claim files and litigated matters and determines future course of handling. Bring claims to closure equitably and expeditiously.

COMPETENCIES

  • Learning Agility
  • Collaboration & Influencing
  • Customer Impact
  • Resourcefulness

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP

  • Self-starter, works efficiently and quickly
  • Resolves third party and property claims for all Brands
  • Provides direction to field regarding accidents that occur on premises
  • Strong decision making skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage insured and self-insured liability claims: Control and coordinate all claim process: investigation and discovery, interrogatories and answers and litigation management, direction and settlement authority. Develop and implement pro-active claim management strategy on all large or high-visibility claims. Attend high-level mediations and trials, as necessary.
  • Identify claims to handle internally to resolve claims and avoid TPA expense.
  • Communicate the Company's claims management philosophy to claims administrators and ensure compliance with it.
  • Conduct claim reviews with third-party claims administrators on a regular basis
  • Work with and coordinate between Legal, the claims administrator, defense attorneys and others to successfully manage and close insured Liability claims.
  • Coordinate all aspects of a property damage loss including: salvage company use, store construction, field personnel, and others to assure timely store repair and documentation of expenses
  • Responsible for under deductible Property claims subrogation

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KEY EXPERIENCES

  • Technical Knowledge: General to advanced knowledge of Liability and Property Claims. Good working knowledge of PC software, including Risk Management Information Systems (RMIS), word processing and excel spreadsheets.
  • Claims Handling: Excellent negotiation skills; Strong understanding of legal system and ability to work with all areas in system; Cost containment skills; Ability to interface with various internal departments and external partners and vendors
  • Communication Skills: Ability to convey ideas clearly and concisely in both written and verbal communications. Excellent inter-personal skills with an ability to move effectively within and across many organizational boundaries.
  • Policy: General Liability & Property insurance coverage and insurance policy analysis skills, including ability to make coverage determinations

Minimum educational level:

  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree in related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Associate in Claims (AIC) a plus

Minimum experience:

  • 3+ years of Liability claims management. 1+ years of experience in Risk Management or related field a plus. Willing to train for Property claims management.

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