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Farm Mutual Re

Claims Supervisor

Canada-Ontario-Cambridge

1510956

Company Information

WHO WE ARE:

At Farm Mutual Re, we are passionate about empowering and advancing the mutual community. We build deep-rooted relationships to drive trust and success.  We are proud to provide genuine value through our unique products and services and to be a Canadian leader in agricultural-based reinsurance solutions. Farm Mutual Re is more than a reinsurer: We are dedicated to the sustainability and independence of our members and the mutual insurance community. We are proud of our values to care, be committed, show integrity and courage, and to empower our employees and our mutual community to be successful.

Our employees are our greatest asset. They work from our state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facility located by the 401 in Cambridge. If they’re not using our on-site fitness facility or participating in a fitness class, you may find them competing in a cooking challenge or relaxing with a mini-massage.

In addition to a great working environment, we offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, a retirement plan and more. You will be part of an organization that supports a balanced, healthy and family-oriented lifestyle.

CONNECT WITH US:

Visit our website, Facebook or LinkedIn page and discover what it’s like to be part of the Farm Mutual Re family!

If you have any questions, please email us at recruitment@farmmutualre.com.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by taking into account your individual accessibility needs.



Job Description

CLAIMS SUPERVISOR

We are currently seeking an experienced Claims Supervisor for our Claims Team. Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President of Claims, this role is responsible for managing Claims Analysts, providing leadership and technical support within the department and participating in various strategically focused projects.

HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE:

The applicant must possess strong communication skills to effectively service our Member Companies while also acting as a liaison with our reinsurance partners. Sound analytical skills are a requirement to focus on the administration and successful resolution of claims.

This role involves leadership through management of employee professional development and performance. The successful candidate will support continuing education, demonstrate creativity and be motivated to become a valuable member of our Claims department team.  

This position involves a high level of responsibility performing a range of functions with respect to the resolution of claims files, including:

  • Reviewing and analyzing complex claims files with an emphasis on liability, commercial, tort auto and non-auto claims and agricultural losses
  • Possessing knowledge of case reserves 
  • Reporting to our Reinsurers
  • Acting as a resource in the development of claims handling strategies, and ultimately claim file resolution
  • Managing and developing staff
  • Fostering a positive working relationship with other department supervisors and management
  • Participating in the creation and completion of overall Claims department annual goals


WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE:

  • A college or university diploma is required, preferably in a related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years multi-line claims handling experience
  • Must have experience handling tort claims
  • Experience with commercial, product liability and casualty loss experience would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the investigation and strategies required for successful subrogation on property and casualty claims considered an asset
  • Exposure to claims in excess of $500,000
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Superior technical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience, at least three (3) to five (5) years
  • Demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills
  • Reinsurance knowledge considered an asset
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) or similar designation or working towards their CIP

HOW TO APPLY:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. To apply, visit our website, www.farmmutualre.com/careers and complete our Employment Application by Monday, May 22, 2017.


Contact Information

Farm Mutual Re
Posting Date: 09-May-2017Insurance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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