Gap Inc. General Liability & Property Claims Specialist, Gap Inc. in San Francisco, California

General Liability & Property Claims Specialist, Gap Inc.

TWO FOLSOM

San Francisco, California 94105

JOB#: 203523 DATE POSTED:Jul. 06, 2017

JOB STATUS: Full-time

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

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.