At Argo Group, you can be part of an organization where we are small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference.  You can make a direct impact while working in a high-performing, innovative and inclusive team.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, frequent, integrated communication, and authentic recognition of excellence.   View the latest Investor Presentation to learn more about Argo.   

Argo Group, through its operating subsidiaries, offers high-quality Commercial Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance products and services tailored to the needs of businesses and public entities. Our Argo US Claims team delivers superior financial results, technical expertise and customer experience to all stakeholders engaged in the claim process. We hire and develop the best people, so we can deliver on the Argo claims promise.

 

We are looking for a highly capable Claims Analyst to join our team and work remote or from any of our US office’s. This role will be adjudicating a decreasing book of Cyber claims that will be supplemented and eventually replaced by Directors and Officers and Employment Practices Liability claims.

 

The primary duties and responsibilities of the role are:

  • Working independently under technical direction and within significant limits and authority, adjudicate Cyber, Employment Practices Liability and Directors & Officers claims on assignments reflecting moderate complexity and coordination, with direct impact on departmental results. 
  • Resolving issues that are generalized and typically not complex, but require understanding of a broader set of issues.
  • Reporting to senior management and underwriters on claims trends and developments.
  • Investigating claims promptly and thoroughly 
  • Analyzing claims forms, policies and endorsements, client instructions, and other records to determine whether the loss falls within the policy coverage.
  • Investigating claims promptly and thoroughly, including interviewing all involved parties. 
  • Managing claims in litigation 
  • Managing diary timely and complete tasks to ensure that cases move to the best financial outcome and timely resolution.   
  • Properly setting claim reserves. 
  • Identifying, assigning, and coordinating the assignment and coordination of expertise resources to assist in case resolution. 
  • Preparing reports for file documentation 
  • Applying creative solutions which result in the best financial outcome. 
  • Negotiating settlements 
  • Processing mail and prioritizing workload.  
  • Completing telephone calls and written correspondence to/from various parties (insured, claimant, etc.). 
  • Having an appreciation and passion for strong claim management. 

 

Core qualifications and requirements for this position include:

  • Must have good business acumen (i.e. understand how an insurance company works and makes money, including how this role impacts both Argo Group and our customers’ ability to be profitable).
  • A practical knowledge of adjudicating management and professional liability claims through:
    • minimum of two years’ experience adjudicating management and professional liability claims, including cyber, with exposure of $100,000 or more.   
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required; a JD is strongly preferred. 
    • Must possess or have ability to quickly obtain a license in each jurisdiction requiring a license to adjudicate first party claims.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to build lasting relationships.
  • Exhibit natural curiosity
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent evaluation and strategic skills required.
  • Strong claim negotiation skills a must.
  • Must possess a strong customer focus.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to prioritize workload while handling multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Ability to articulate the financial value of your work at multiple responsibility levels inside our clients’ business which may include CEO.
  • Must work independently and demonstrate the ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Demonstrates inner strength.  Has the courage to do the right thing and demonstrates it on a daily basis.
  • Intellectual curiosity.  Consistently considers all options and is not governed by conventional thinking.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and other business-related software.
  • Polished and professional written and verbal communication skills. 
  • The ability to read and write English fluently is required. 
  • Must demonstrate a desire for continued professional development through continuing education and self-development opportunities.

The range provided is for Colorado-based hires only and will be commensurate with candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates in other locations other than CO may differ based on the cost of labor in that location. Pay range: $93,256 - $107,410 plus eligibility for an annual bonus based on company and individual performance.

About Working in US Claims at Argo Group

  • Argo Group does not treat our claims or our claims professionals as a commodity. The work we offer is challenging, diverse, and impactful.
  • Our Adjusters and Managers are empowered to exercise their independent discretion and, within broad limits and authority, be creative in developing solutions and treat each case as the unique situation it is. 
  • We have a very flat organizational structure, enabling our employees have more interaction with our senior management team, especially when it relates to reviewing large losses. 
  • Our entire claims team works in a collaborative nature to expeditiously resolve claims.  We offer a work environment that inspires innovation and is open to employee suggestions. We even offer rewards for creative and innovative ideas. 
  • We believe in building an inclusive and diverse team, and we strive to make our office a welcoming space for everyone. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds to apply.

How We Work - Our Employee Values

Employees at Argo thrive together as a responsible, profitable specialty insurer where all stakeholders share in our success.  
We are committed to:

 

  • The entrepreneurial spirit

  • Doing the right thing

  • Collaborating

  • Respecting each other


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 laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization.
Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.

  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.

  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs.   In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include retirement savings, matching 401K (US-based employees), generous paid time off (PTO), paid caregiver and parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) offering a 15% discount, and an array of voluntary benefits.  

  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies.   Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.

  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.

  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.

  • A generous Employee Referral program that has resulted in 25% of all new hires this year.

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