If you’re passionate about helping people protect what matters most to them, as well as innovating and simplifying processes and operations to provide the best customer value, then Nationwide’s Property and Casualty team could be the place for you!
Nationwide Insurance is the 8th largest commercial carrier. Our Loss Control Services organization has over 120 Loss Control associates and technical staff. Our commercial portfolio of accounts consists of traditional, middle market and national accounts. Business segments include: contractors, manufacturing, real estate management, service industries, retailers, etc. We are seeking a Loss Control Consultant with responsibilities for state of GA. The desired location for the person in this role to reside is Atlanta metro or central GA. The position may be filled at the Specialist, Loss Control level depending on the applicant’s skills and qualifications. We are seeking individuals with multi-line commercial experience to complete loss control surveys and provide ongoing consulting service to a portfolio of accounts.
Strong project management skills are required to develop and enhance loss control policies, practices and new products to support business partners. Strong relationship, marketing and consulting skills required to interact with underwriting, agents, members, managers, third parties and team members. Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to operate a personal computer and other business equipment, prioritize work, and meet deadlines. Refer to Loss Control job documentation for additional requirements.
Compensation Grade: G4
Job Description Summary
The Loss Control Services team at Nationwide contributes to the overall success of our customers’ businesses operationally and financially; we learn and grow with them. If you thrive in an environment where you can apply your expertise and experience to help business partners succeed, this could be the job for you!
As a Loss Control Consultant, you’ll provide services to a large portfolio of complex accounts in multiple lines of business, influencing profitability, retention and creating a valued customer experience within a collaborative environment. We’ll count on you to determine effective controls, make improvement recommendations and differentiate classes of business. You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference for our customers and company as you build and grow internal and external relationships, while continually growing your skills and expertise.
Provides services to influence profitability and retention. Creates and recommends service objectives based upon customer goals, risk assessment results and loss analysis.
Meets with customers to identify hazards and exposures by conducting complex risk assessments to determine the effectiveness of controls and identify technically sound recommendations for risk improvement. Assigns an appropriate line of business rating based on professional judgment and company guidance.
Researches customer’s operations, industry and technical information to prepare for site surveys, service work, meetings, presentations and projects.
Applies the highest-level technical expertise to help lead as a subject matter expert for at least one line of business or practice.
Builds and maintains strong relationships customers and business partners. Functions as an ongoing resource and contact person with a high level of expertise.
Consults with customers, providing observations, solutions and support to meet business needs. Creates and recommends service objectives based on customer goal assessments and loss analysis. Identifies service opportunities based on loss trends and other data.
Communicates technical information effectively both verbally and in writing through preparation of technical reports in a state-of-the-art workflow environment.
Interacts with internal and external customers, leadership, peers and subject matter experts in a collaborative environment to gather and share information that helps our customers succeed.
Creates, presents and coordinates technical training and publications for internal and external customers.
Actively participates in career development activities and training.
May perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Reporting Relationships: Reports to Manager or Director. Typically, does not have direct reports.
Typical Skills and Experiences:
Education: Bachelor's degree in safety, science, engineering, fire protection or construction management preferred.
License/Certification/Designation: A minimum of one of the following designations, such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Director of Safety (CDS) or Associate of Risk Management (ARM) and others. Associates must acquire all required state certifications.
Experience: Typically, 10 or more years of commercial loss control or related experience preferred.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: General knowledge of safety and risk management practices and principles, including regulatory (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA], Department of Transportation [DOT], etc.) and national consensus standards (NFPA, etc.) preferred. Complete understanding of the commercial insurance business process, the ability to market services and influence others of a course of action. Good verbal and written communication skills to interact with all levels of internal and external contacts. Must possess a desire to learn, grow and develop skills. Ability to prioritize work and time. Ability to operate a personal computer and learn/use applicable systems.
Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.
Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.
Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not Eligible)
Working Conditions: May require frequent and overnight travel. Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a good driving record. Must be able to climb, stoop, bend, balance on various heights, crawl and lift 50 lbs, use PPE when required and conduct physical site surveys in inclement weather and physical environments. May require relocation. This is a field-based position.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Safety Sensitive: This job has been identified as a Safety Sensitive (SS) position and in accordance with our substance free work place program may be subject to random alcohol and other drug testing.