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Risk Consulting Catastrophe Technical Manager at Chubb

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

Job Description:

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer.  With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.



The Risk Consulting Catastrophe Technical Manager position is responsible for influencing strategic direction and providing technical oversight for Catastrophe (CAT) related exposures including Windstorm, Hail, Wildfire, Flood, Earthquake, and Tsunami. The role is responsible for providing thought leadership regarding CAT trends, data, and mitigation resources.

This position is a highly technical role and will:

  • Monitor, evaluate, and communicate to PRS Senior Leadership on new and evolving standards, technologies, and building codes related to Catastrophe Perils

  • Develop position papers and recommendations on an annual basis related to CAT trends, exposures, and controls that would influence our book of business

  • Coordinate with UW and Products to improve our assessment of CAT related Risk and enhancements to our contract language

  • Coordinate and participate in CAT related marketing & educational events with agents and clients

  • Assist in developing process improvements for the client experience related to CAT service


The Risk Consulting Catastrophe Technical Manager position is also responsible for the management, strategic planning, and execution of PRS’s flagship client offering of Wildfire Defense Services.

This position will:

  • Serve as the primary liaison between PRS leadership and our service provider Wildfire Defense Systems (WDS)

  • Represent the business interest regarding technology pertaining to data transfer, dashboard design, and communication between WDS and Chubb IT and digital teams

  • Work in conjunction with the CAT manager to provide a high level of wildfire readiness for the Chubb wildfire field team, customer care team, and all individuals tied to responsibilities identified in the CAT playbook

  • Manage all aspects of the vendor relationship with Wildfire Defense Systems including preparing annual SOW’s, budget planning, establishing and monitoring service level agreements, and developing recommended areas of improvement

  • Participate in regular reviews and refinements to the wildfire playbook

  • Have accountability for wildfire planning, program execution, wildfire deployment and response

  • Be responsible for informing claims, operations, risk consulting field managers and the CAT Liaison Managers on service changes and enhancement to the wildfire program

  • Responsibility for managing the wildfire vendor service with Wildfire Defense Systems

  • Have accountability for leading efforts in an urgent and timely way with key stakeholders relative to large wildfires and CAT related events


  • Experience with catastrophe planning and communication

  • Proficient in understanding building codes, new construction material, technologies, and advancements in construction related to resiliency to severe weather

  • Technically proficient in methods of CAT evaluation, mitigation, and response-

  • especially in regards to wildfire

  • Ability to plan, communicate, and execute multiple projects and activities with varied deadlines and stakeholders

  • Experience with developing, managing, and holding vendors accountable to SLA’s

  • Track record of executing and producing results; operating with a strong sense of urgency

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to influence strategy and represent the business interests for IT improvements and digital advancements pertaining to CAT related programs and connected services such as the CAT Tracker

  • Demonstrated track record of leading through influence and effectively working on teams and ability to hold partners accountable

  • Proficiency with: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Outlook. Visio a plus


Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work environment.  Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and skills.  We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success.


Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress.  At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it.  Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran, or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.