A constellation in the southern hemisphere, Vela means "sails of a ship" in Latin. In 1996, Vela Insurance Services began operations writing excess and surplus lines casualty business. In the beginning, the primary focus was on construction and manufacturing risks but expanded to write a variety of general casualty and professional liability classes. Today, we offer both national service and local knowledge to our exclusive wholesale broker network and the businesses they serve.
Ideal candidate will have 8-10 years or more of commercial general liability claims experience, with significant experience in complex coverage and litigated claims. Specific knowledge and expertise in New York Labor law and construction related claims are critical to this role. New York Adjuster License a plus.
Candidates must be capable of working under limited supervision and working with a remote manager. In this role, the claims professional investigates, evaluates, negotiates, and resolves litigated and non-litigated bodily injury, property damage, personal and advertising injury, and claims of high exposure and complexity.
This position is located in Manhattan, New York. Some travel would be required.
Duties and responsibilities:
Attributes and superior command of the skills necessary for handling complex primary, excess and surplus lines claims for various lines of business, including: