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Berkley Claims Project Manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance. Each of the Berkley companies, or operating units, within Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product.

Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our Berkley companies to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals.

We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.

Berkley Environmental is looking for an enthusiastic experienced Claims Project Manager responsible for leading, and ensuring cross-team coordination for projects encompassing multiple teams and applications. The individual in this role will be expected to collaborate with and lead projects that span various groups across Operations, Technology, Business Management through leadership, organization, communication, and execution on key deliverables and milestones.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creation and management of thorough claims project plans, delivering on project objectives and milestones

  • Plan and communicate all aspects of the project including risk management and change control

  • Transparency with the project team and stakeholders to ensure understanding and agreement with the project scope, deliverables value and timeline

  • Facilitates the engagement of the claims project team, stakeholder and subject matter experts in development of project items including project schedules based on scope, plan for deliverables and team member assignments

  • Manages risk management plans to identify, document, escalate and mitigate risks

  • Assure deliverables adhere to the defined quality assurance process

  • Facilitates regular status meetings and distributes project status updates to stakeholders

  • Proactively communicates information needed by team members to complete their assigned activities

  • Obtain all required approvals prior to deliverables being delivered

  • 5+ years of experience in claims project management, implementation, and strategic planning

  • A BS/BA degree or higher or equivalent work experience

  • Strong Project Management experience with system implementations related to claims including but not limited to Guidewire ClaimCenter

  • Knowledge of claims handling processes for Commercial Automobile, General Liability, Professional Liability, Worker’s Compensation and other specialty lines preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge and understanding of technology

  • Ability to prepare and execute project artifacts such as charters, communication plans, status reports, and project plans

  • Advanced problem solving and technical troubleshooting capabilities

  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Change management experience

  • Ability to interface between the business and technology teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders in multiple departments

  • Ability to work in fluid fast-paced environment and remain detail-oriented

Berkley Core Competencies

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Customer Focus and Teamwork

  • Flexibility

  • Innovation and Initiative

Job ID: 2021-4554

Name: TX, Irving - 222 Las Colinas Boulevard W

Name: GA, Atlanta - 2 Ravinia Drive - Suite 1000

Street: 101 Hudson Street

Industry:

Insurance

Seniority Level:

Associate

Job Functions:

Information TechnologyProject ManagementResearch

Employment Type:

Full-Time

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