For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.
Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.
Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.
Job Title: Manager, Group Underwriting
Department: Group Underwriting
Internal/External: Internal and External
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Moncton NB or Dartmouth NS
Salary: Competitive Compensation
Reports To: Director, Group Underwriting
Referral Bonus Eligible Amount: $1,000
We are seeking a Manager of Group Underwriting to establish, administer and manage customer focused financial solutions for the Atlantic block of business. You’ll have the opportunity to partner with other regional teams, Sales, and lead a group of professionals who ensure our financial targets in group health, life and disability management are achieved.
We’re seeking a blend of financial expertise, leadership and communication. You’ll spend your days reviewing financial statements, coaching senior staff, negotiating renewals, assisting with finalist presentations and leading strategic projects that directly contribute to organizational growth.
Our ideal candidate can come from a Financial background that includes Cost or Management Accounting, or progressive experience within Group Insurance.
Assess risk and management of major accounts for various lines of business within the Atlantic region;
Review, analyze and expand on market strategies related to Group Underwriting (group rate renewals, fees, guarantees, or rate caps) of major accounts;
Develop and nurture relationships with key external stakeholders including clients, brokers, and consultants;
Partner and build strategies with internal stakeholders like Sales and Actuary to ensure market alignment and competitiveness to facilitate growth;
Mentor, coach and develop a team of experts; this includes but is not limited to performance evaluations, recruitment activities, hosting team meetings, and increasing team engagement.
Education: Post-Secondary Education in relevant fields, including Finance or Actuary; preference to be given to designations including GBA or CEBS.
Work Experience: Relevant and in-depth experience in Financial Statements, Team Leadership and Risk Management. Preference to be given to background in Group Underwriting.
Computer Skills: Advanced analytical skills using programs like Excel, R, SQL, Strata, or other data processing tools.
Language Skills: Bilingualism is considered an asset
Ability to make the complicated simple; effectively communicates technical results to a wide audience;
Strong business acumen and organizational agility. Must be adaptable to changing needs and agile in response to market changes;
Self Directed with high levels of personal accountability;
Ability to travel occasionally.
We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
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