Div Mgr Claims

JOB SUMMARY

Primary responsibility for managing the claims and litigation process stemming from warranty issues at the division level.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pursue every eligible risk claim for proper tracking and recovery, per corporate guidelines.
  • Work with field construction and customer relations/warranty staff to identify and solicit potential risk claims/risk areas.
  • Work with customer relations/warranty management to provide guidance in necessary situations.
  • Assist field construction and customer relations/warranty management in root cause analysis (i.e. improved build process, adherence to construction standards and issue resolution).
  • Manage insurance and litigation claims for the division. Complete and submit general liability forms to initiate new claims. Manage the processing and tracking of all claim submittals.
  • Provide Corporate Risk and/or Gallagher Basset with requested documentation (i.e. trade certificates of insurance, contracts, service history, financial records, etc.).
  • Ensure proper documentation and records retention of risk claims at the division.
  • Develop and implement standardized reporting process for field staff of potential risk claims.
  • Conduct in-person homeowner assessments when required.
  • Work with contractors on bids for warranty work and dispute resolution with customers and contractors.

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES (IF APPLICABLE)

LEVEL: MENTOR / COACH / FEEDBACK

  • Delegates work according to employee’s abilities and skills.
  • Provides input to employee’s performance evaluations.
  • Assists in the identification of internal and external training opportunities.
  • Provides continuous coaching with regard to functional and leadership standards (technical skills and behaviors).

SCOPE (decision making, size of organization, budgetary etc.)

Decision Impact: Division

Department Responsibility: Multiple

Budgetary Responsibility: Yes

Indirect Reports: Yes (Field Managers, Customer Service Managers, Warranty Agents and other applicable division staff)

Direct Reports: No

REQUIRED EDUCATION

(degrees, licenses, certifications, etc.)

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

(work related, tools/equipment, software, etc.):

  • Related Functional Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years warranty and/or construction experience
  • Working knowledge of risk/insurance process
  • Expert knowledge of the Pulte Group Protection Plan
  • Understanding of Corporate initiatives
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft applications
  • Organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Interpersonal and dispute resolution skills; team player mentality
  • Ability to read a Blueprint
  • Trustworthy and ambitious
  • Effective decision maker
  • Ability to lead a team; teacher and mentor qualities and capabilities
  • Detail oriented

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