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Life Claims Manager

Lincoln Financial, Dover, NHPosted: August 14, 2023, 12:00am


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Compensation: $65,700-$118,300 per year

About the job

Date: Aug 11, 2023

Primary Location: Dover, NH, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire)

Work Arrangement:
Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 71899

The Role at a Glance
We are excited to bring on a highly motivated Claims Manager to our Life Claims Organization!
As a Life Claims Manager, you will provide leadership and direction to a team of claims specialists, technical claim specialists, and lead claim specialists. You will be responsible for the fair, ethical, accurate and timely management & payment of life claims for your assigned area of responsibility. You will also be responsible for delivering best-in-class service to our customers, claimants, and beneficiaries. You will also be providing leadership to continually improve our capabilities and results. This will be accomplished by supporting various initiatives that enhance our productivity and drive value for our clients. Lastly, you’ll be accountable for managing the talent on your team in support of career growth & development.
What you'll be doing
  • Evaluating individual team member performance and taking appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Providing subject matter expertise to team members and internal/external stakeholders
  • Providing training and development opportunities, including stretch assignments, for team members and giving honest and open feedback to aid in the development of talent.
  • Establishing and implementing priorities, performance goals and objectives.
  • Ensuring that top talent is hired and retained for your assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Monitoring and assessing claim trends.
  • Analyzing appropriate metrics and control mechanisms for claims including using data and analysis to improve business results by targeting opportunities and process improvements.
  • Meeting all applicable Performance Guarantees.
  • Providing training guidance and support for new hires.
  • Reviewing and resolving escalated issues and concerns.
  • Meeting all established quality assurance benchmarks.
  • Ensuring claims processing is consistent with applicable policies, procedures, and department guidelines.
  • Developing and maintaining close customer ties, articulating customer needs, keeping priorities in focus with the desires and expectations of the customer.
  • Collaborating with internal and/or external stakeholders to ensure effective service delivery of claims for your assigned area(s) of responsibility.
What we’re looking for

  • 5+ Years of experience in Claims showcasing an increase in work responsibilities (Required)
  • Leadership and/or managerial experience (Strongly preferred)
  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree (Strongly preferred)

What’s it like to work here?
At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What’s in it for YOU:
  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
  • PTO/parental leave
  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits
  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Pay Range: $65,700 - $118,300

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.

About The Company
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and guard against long-term care expenses.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $290 billion in end-of-period account balances net of reinsurance as of March 31, 2023.

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. We create opportunities for early career talent through our intern development program, which ranks among WayUp and Yello’s annual list of Top 100 Internship Programs.

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities
If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.
Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at [email protected] if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

Additional Information
This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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