Crawford & Co.

  • Disability and Leave Claims - Vice President

    Posted Date 8 months ago(7/13/2018 7:40 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Business Unit
  • Excellence In Everything We Touch

    CrawCo Ole Miss

    Position Summary

    This position is responsible for the integrated delivery of disability and absence management services which include: Short Term Disability (STD), FMLA, STD/FMLA integrated, LTD and absence management. This position will be tasked to refine and maintain overall vision for IDAM approach including an optimum employee experience balanced with a Line of Business (LOB) service delivery model that ensures maximum cost containment.  The IDAM operations manager will help drive departmental adoption of IDM best practices as well as educate clients through presentations with client’s union and senior leadership and distribution of key metrics. Manages the business operations to ensure efficient and cost effective processes, procedures and technology are in place as well as support the company’s strategic business goals.





    • Facilitates the implementation, continuous improvement and integration of all disability and absence management programs/processes within the unit.
    • Provides proactive leadership in developing a continuous improvement culture within the IDAM department.  Ensures that all aspects of the department’s operations are meeting corporate guidelines, federal, state, and local law and are in accordance with professional standards and confidentiality.  Concurrently, assessing the various programs ensuring they meet their defined objective and are meeting the needs of our clients. 
    • Manages, hires, trains, develops and motivates qualified individuals.
    • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of industry trends in integrated disability and absence management to ensure that the various programs and processes are truly best practice.
    • Manages business unit to budget to meet corporate revenue objectives.
    • Communicates P&L performance and positive/negative trends to executive management. 
    • Prepares budget forecasts as well as periodic re-forecasts as required.
    • Works with the reporting and analytics team to ensure our key metrics are current and measures that allow a view of the day to day efficiency and effectiveness of the operations as well as the higher level business impact that can be benchmarked.
    • Participates in sales presentations and meetings with prospects and current accounts in support of corporate revenue objectives.
    • May participate in the appeals process.
    • Performs other related duties as required.




    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.
    • Minimum of eight years progressive experience in managing integrated disability and absence management programs with preference for employer-based experience
    • Six years in a supervisory or leadership capacity required
    • Current membership/leadership in professional organization critical to the field
    • Must complete continuing education requirements as outlined by Crawford Educational Services
    • Nationally accredited certification in a related profession such as Certified Disability
    • Management Specialist (CDMS) or Certified Case Manger (CCM)
    • Expertise with IDAM best practice benchmarking and metrics
    • Demonstrated ability to establish critical relationships at all levels of the organization and with external partners
    • Exceptional communication skills, change management skills, and customer focus
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated experience in building high performance teams - ability to inspire a shared vision and empower and motivate a team.


    • Experience in a broader integrated health and productivity model including healthcare, on-site clinics, wellness, and EAP
    • Experience with middle to large complete company e.g. 7,000 + employees, union representation and industrial, highly physically demanding jobs.
    • Licensed disability adjuster


    About Us


    Think all TPAs are the same? Think again. With Broadspire, our leading global third-party administrator (TPA), Crawford & Company is the consultative outsourcing partner that adapts to businesses’ needs and challenges at any point of the claims processing journey. We offer casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional expertise, technology and data analytics.

    As part of the One Crawford family, Broadspire brings together the best and brightest people in the industry to deliver smart, thoughtful solutions to our clients, and we are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.

    At Crawford, we:

    • Respect our culture of integrity and ethical behavior, while embracing the unique talents of the individual and encouraging an ownership mentality among everyone.
    • Are Empowered to advance the company mission and take ownership of our individual career progression.
    • Promote Sustainability through a corporate culture in which employees are good stewards of their communities.
    • Emphasize Training and an environment where employees continually seek and share knowledge and are engaged and satisfied with their work.
    • Are One Crawford, embracing a global mindset that’s inclusive, agile, mission-focused, and customer-focused.
    • Give Recognition, participating in an environment where people are rewarded for jobs well done.
    • Embody an Entrepreneurial Spirit, sharing a passion to succeed, innovate, and outpace our competitors.

    We believe in leading by example – at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at

    In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:

    • Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries
    • On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
    • Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

    Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.


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