Construction Claims Business Analyst
Be a resource to provide claim assessments for underwriting
business decision: New and renewal business considerations
Work alongside UW leadership to help develop new business growth
areas based upon developments in legal landscape around the
Assist with contractual review and/or the creation of
riders/contracts for UW with the help of Claims/Legal
Perform claims spot audits on specific areas of UW interest
Accountability for meeting Underwriting deadlines
Provide support to claim adjusters by securing insured or
Help evaluate loss development potential to gauge business
Act as a liaison with the claims department
Provide claim expertise regarding construction risk exposure
improvement/trending: employee injury, subcontractor, completed
operation and construction defect
Provide feedback/advice to the business unit regarding claim
observations, account characteristics, loss trends, exposure
Review claims data as representative of the business units with
a focus to improve business results
NOTE: The position does not have authority to conduct claim
investigations, including, but not limited to, interviewing
witnesses, taking statements from insured, nor communicating with
counsel absent specific approval of claims management.
The Construction Business Analyst will work with Underwriters,
claims adjuster, producers and insureds as a member of the Argo
Construction business unit. He/she will be responsible to improve
the underwriting partnership with claims He/she will provide
assistance and advice to the business units on how claims are
progressing, developing and provide opinions on how business will
be affected, or guidelines adjusted . The individual will interpret
claim data analytics to provide observations and business advice to
enhance pricing and profitability. As a member of the business unit
the individual will be empowered to utilize their claims expertise
to be a consultant and provide business advice from a claim’s
perspective. The individual will have no claim authority, nor the
ability to alter claim department decisions or processes.
The Construction Business Analyst will be aligned with the Argo
Construction unit which provides General Liability and supported
excess to contractors. This allows the Analyst to build and
maintain strong knowledge of and working relationships with the
underwriting to be responsible for the profit, growth, and
retention of business.
Candidates for this Claims business analyst will be considered
regardless of their geographic location.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct claims reviews to understand development potential and
Provide feedback to the business unit on how appetite or
underwriting guidelines adjustment can be made from an underwriting
perspective to enhance business results
Participate in product line reviews to assess business
Help draft and amend endorsements to keep current with venue
rulings and court decisions
Develop and execute partnership improvements items only with the
specific agreement of claims management
Provide support to renewal underwriters on insured’s renewing
Business Skills and Competencies:
General Liability underwriting and/or claim handling
Demonstrated knowledge in understanding coverage matters.
A strong understanding of Argo Construction appetite and
Exceptional business and financial acumen including the methods
to assess account profitability.
Exceptional verbal/written communication and presentation
Proven ability to develop and enhance relationships and
collaborate with internal and external customers at all levels.
Strong strategic influence and collaboration skills.
Demonstrated ability to independently access a wide range of
data and information and develop recommendations in support of
Demonstrated ability to be decisive when confronted with complex
scenarios that require an appropriate response time.
Ability to adapt and embrace change and new challenges.
Education and Experience required:
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of 3+ years of underwriting
or claim experience required.
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an
applicant for employment authorization for this position.
If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities
Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential
accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group,
please contact our Benefits Department at 210-321-8400.
To all recruitment agencies : Unless you have been requested to
work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please
do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees. Argo Group is
not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on
the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression,
gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national
origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial
of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical)
, including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and
genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including
religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy,
child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to
pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation,
military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal,
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