Job ID : 5447
Category : Commercial Insurance
Brand : Economical
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Montreal, Canada
Can a 150-year-old company think outside the box? Count on it. Deep experience is our springboard for innovation, whether that’s in how we work with our broker network, how we serve our customers, or how we support our employees.
Economical is part of Definity, a Canadian, multi-channel, property and casualty insurance company whose success is founded on our family of companies’ long history of delivering a superior experience for those who count on us. We’re proud to help our customers, broker partners, employees, and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change. Our success in transforming into a digital leader in our industry is driven by a talented and engaged team with a passion for innovation and high performance.
What can you expect in this role?
You’ll assess, accept, and decline new business submissions
You’ll re-underwrite and negotiate renewals, and policy endorsements
You’ll negotiate the terms and conditions of risk acceptance with brokers in writing, by telephone, electronic mail or in person
You’ll develop and maintain positive broker relations
You’ll participate in production calls on brokerage offices, as required
You’ll provide technical support to brokers
What do you bring to the role?
University degree in any discipline or a 2 year diploma from a publicly recognized and funded college or a completed CIP designation
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Commercial Lines underwriting
Established relationships with the following brokers would be considered an asset: Aon, BFL, HUB, Gallagher and Marsh
Strong analytical skills; able to quickly interpret data, information, reports
Strong customer service, verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer literacy skills
Strong ability to influence and effectively negotiate with stakeholders
You’re professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, with both customers and co-workers
You perform well in a busy environment and remains calm under pressure
You’re a team player that is adaptable to a changing environment
You have strong written and verbal communication skills in French and good English skills
You have strong problem solving abilities
You have well developed analytical skills.
You can weigh many complex factors to ultimately make sound decisions, and explain your rationale
Your work ethic drives you to take on challenges and see them through to completion
You collaborate well will others, sharing your ideas, and listening to and integrating those of others
Fluency in both English and French, oral and written.
We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.
Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it:
Hybrid work schedule for most roles
Company share ownership program
Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
Wellness and recognition programs
Discounts on products and services
Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).