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Sedgwick Premium Audit Team Lead in Topeka, Kansas

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Premium Audit Team Lead

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To oversee a team that is responsible for the assignment of loss control and/or premium audit activities within a specified geographic area. To oversee vendor management, inventory management, new vendor orientation, client relations, dispute resolution, and provide assistance with maintaining Sedgwick’s commitment to providing quality and timely reports for customers.


  • Oversees all work performed by staff and independent contract auditors.

  • Dispatches new orders for region and coordinates relief trips as needed.

  • Maintains diary management for assignments. Reviews reports daily and follows up with independent contract auditors on current inventory.

  • Provides orientations for new field independent contract auditors with online system.

  • Reviews field independent contract auditors for quality issues.

  • Handles additional pay requests.

  • Works with talent acquisition to find new independent contract auditors in needed territories.

  • Works with the director of operations regarding customer / independent contract auditor issues.

  • Contacts customers for contact help and/or provides status on current inventory.

  • Requests due date extensions when needed on assignments needing more time.

  • Corresponds with clients regarding service issues.

  • Discusses new clients and informs management of issues or new programs.

  • Supervises quality control by reviewing work submitted, distributing updated requirements, and addressing carrier issues.

  • Maintains “Performance Standards” for customer “overdues” and contact policies.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

  • Travels as required.


  • Provides support, guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum performance for two or more colleagues.

  • Administers company personnel policies in all areas and follows company staffing standards and training recommendations.

  • Interviews, hires and establishes colleague performance development plans; conducts colleague performance discussions.

  • Supervises work of up to 40 independent contract auditors.


Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Industry designation preferred.


Six (6) years of risk services industry experience including one (1) year of supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proven management/leadership skills in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in jurisdictions requiring pay transparency in job postings. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the jurisdiction noted in this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is $57,000 USD - $102,000 USD. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)