Senior Bilingual Property and Casualty Underwriter $80 – $90,000

September 2, 2015 by  
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Senior Bilingual Property and Casualty Underwriter

Comma Recruitment are looking for an experienced Property and Casualty Underwriter, the purpose of this position is to provide commercial Property and Casualty underwriting, risk classification and compliance to established standards.

Any experience with other lines including Auto is a real asset.

The candidate must be fully bilingual in French and English, a focus on customer service and satisfaction rather than target/production driven which is one of the many reasons why this role offers a senior, experienced underwriter a wonderful working environment and tremendous work/life balance

This is a full time role with excellent vacation, benefits and salary package

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years underwriting experience, ideally 10+ years industry experience
  • Must be fluently bilingual in both French and English
  • College or university degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working towards, or have attained, the CIP designation
  • Ability to collaborate with peers and subordinates as well as the ability to work well independently

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Commercial Underwriter – COC / Builders Risk

August 11, 2015 by  
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Commercial Underwriter – COC / Builders Risk

Comma Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual with a desire to make a significant growth and profit contribution to a successful underwriting team.

We have an existing book of business, a superb product and distribution model, great opportunity for an underwriter with experience in COC / Builders Risk .

You will be joining one of Canada’s largest insurance companies with amazing growth and development opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite Builders Risk insurance, provide specialized solutions, experience, financial capacity and underwriting flexibility to meet the insurance needs of commercial contractors and developers with ongoing construction activity.
  • Maintain in-force policies and ensure all policies are issued within service standards with the appropriate wordings, schedules, and certificates attached
  • Record underwriting information for the purpose of evaluation, assessment, and profitability;
  • Assist with training and coaching of other staff as required;
  • Market our insurance products, solutions and services
  • Foster good broker/ client relationships with face to face meetings and telephone communication

Required Experience, Qualifications and Expectations:

  • Minimum 1 years of relevant underwriting experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and superb time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Accountability, customer-centric thinking, teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
  • Enjoy working with our partners to establish professional relationships to achieve our growth and profit goals.
  • Professional, friendly, and courteous in all interactions with external and internal customers.
  • Computer literacy is required with working knowledge of Microsoft products and a comfort level with a company operating system.
  • A University/College Diploma or equivalent is required or completion of or working towards CIP/FCIP designation

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Senior Special Risks Underwriter – Financial Lines

August 10, 2015 by  
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Senior Underwriter – Financial Lines

Comma Recruitment are looking for an experienced and talented Underwriter, ideally 5+ years experience, a great opportunity to be a technical specialist working with all our Canadian offices.

 

  • Handle risks located throughout Canada with carrier and Lloyds of London partners
  • Serve as an internal resource and product expert
  • Travel and entertain clients and prospects
  • See opportunities to access and cultivate new markets and products
  • Manage relationships with retail brokers
  • Develop and execute marketing plan to drive new business, including in-person visits, networking, marketing and distribution of marketing materials
  • Underwrite new and renewal business based on underwriting authority and guidelines
  • Participate in a highly lucrative sales incentive plan
  • Evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to determine acceptability, coverage, and pricing
  • Apply appropriate quality underwriting and risk selection on quoted business
  • Monitor key metrics, such as, new business hit ratio, renewal retention ratio, premium growth, and loss ratio, formulating corrective action where necessary
  • Use cutting-edge technology to deliver high quality service to agents and agencies
  • Mentor and train Underwriters and Assistant Underwriters, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5-10 years underwriting experience, preferably significant experience in Financial Lines
  • CIP, RPLU or equivalent preferred

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Environmental Underwriter – Toronto

August 7, 2015 by  
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Special Risks Underwriter  –  Environmental

Comma Recruitment are looking for an experienced and talented Special Risks Underwriter with 3+ years experience and expertise within Environmental Underwriting, experience with Pollution or Construction an asset.

  • Develop and execute marketing plan to drive new and renewal business, including in-person visits and distribution of marketing materials for insurance company partners
    • Evaluate, classify, and rate each risk to determine acceptability, coverage, and pricing
    • Develop and submit underwriting referrals, where required.
    • Monitor key metrics, such as, new business hit ratio, renewal retention ratio, premium growth, and loss ratio, formulating corrective action where necessary
    • Mentor and train Assistant Underwriters as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Strong background and connections in Environmental Underwriting

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Minimum 3 years of multi-line underwriting experience, excess & surplus experience an advantage
    • Strong sales and marketing skills a must, business acumen, interest in continued education and professional development
  • Insurance license, CIP or comparable designations preferred

 
COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

• Competitive base compensation & highly lucrative sales incentive bonus plan
• Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
• Many opportunities for career advancement

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, drive for career advancement and desire to develop relationships while growing a book of business.

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Disability Claims Case Manager

July 28, 2015 by  
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DISABILITY CLAIMS CASE MANAGER – LTD/ STD

Comma Recruitment are looking for two claims adjudicators to adjudicate and manage short and long term disability claims. Provide efficient and timely service to all key stakeholders.

 

  • Review claim forms, medical reports, investigation reports, contract provisions etc. and determine eligibility of claim
  • Record inbound/outbound communication
  • Provide written and verbal communication to claimants, clients, administrators, doctors, lawyers, other insurers, etc: re: claim inquiries and outcome
  • Review claims with Medical Director and Legal Department as required
  • Assess waiver of premium eligibility
  • Develop and implement return to work strategies
  • Interact and develop good relationship with several stakeholders to facilitate best results

 

Skills and Experience required:

  • 3 – 5 years group claims experience, experience with LTD and STD
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingualism in French/English is an asset
  • Excellent customer service
  • Intermediate skills with Word and Excel
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, performance driven environment
  • Strong planning and organizing skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Analytical thinker with proven problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and comfortably to change
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Professional telephone etiquette
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and a desire to succeed
  • Strong team player
  • Prefer one or more industry courses completed or working towards an industry designation (e.g. ALHC, FLMI, GBA)

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

P&C Underwriting Training Manager

July 16, 2015 by  
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P&C Underwriting Training Manager –  Toronto

Comma Recruitment have an amazing opportunity for a Underwriting Training Manager to lead the training and development of an underwriting team, provide ongoing mentoring, deliver training and develop staff on technical issues, processes and procedures.

You will develop, establish and implement training programs to increase the efficiency of the operations.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Trains employees on systems, processes, or other areas of company operations.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest training methods and techniques used in the company’s industry.
  • Use cutting-edge technology to deliver high quality service to agents and agencies
  • Services a book of business with little to no supervision from a Producer.
  • Conducts meetings of Assistant Underwriters to implement new workflows and processes.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years of insurance experience in underwriting with excess and surplus lines preferred
  • Experience managing or mentoring a team, delivering training and experience presenting to staff a great asset
  • Insurance license preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, communication and computer proficiency

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Intermediate Commercial Auto Underwriter – Mississauga

July 16, 2015 by  
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Intermediate Commercial Auto Underwriter – Mississauga

Comma Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual with a desire to make a significant growth and profit contribution to a Commercial Automobile Department.

This position will be responsible for underwriting (assessing, evaluating, loss analysis, rating), and issuing of all New Business/Renewals/Endorsements/Cancellations within your assigned areas of accountability in accordance with our corporate guidelines and objectives.

You will also be responsible for training and coaching of junior staff and demonstrating an exemplary level of broker service at all times. You will work closely with our Business Development staff to develop and maintain positive business relationships with our Broker partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and underwrite new fleets, garages and commercial auto lines of business on a profitable basis, within service standards in accordance with company guidelines and within assigned authority
  • Maintain in-force policies and ensure all policies are issued within service standards with the appropriate wordings, schedules, and certificates attached
  • Record underwriting information for the purpose of evaluation, assessment, and profitability;
  • Negotiate Facultative Reinsurance and process as required, within assigned authority and maintain facultative closings and certificates;
  • Assist with training and coaching of other staff as required;
  • Market our insurance products and services to Brokers through presentations;
  • Foster good broker relationships by Broker visits to promote our products;

Required Experience, Qualifications and Expectations:

  • Minimum 2 years of underwriting experience (commercial automobile experience preferred; equivalent experience an asset).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and superb time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Accountability, customer-centric thinking, teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
  • Enjoy working with our Broker partners to establish professional relationships to achieve our growth and profit goals.
  • Professional, friendly, and courteous in all interactions with external and internal customers.
  • Computer literacy is required with working knowledge of Microsoft products and a comfort level with a company operating system.
  • Possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and be capable of completing company travel as required.
  • A University/College Diploma or equivalent is required, as well as completion of or working towards CIP/FCIP designation

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Underwriting Trainer / Educator $80,000 – $90,000

June 30, 2015 by  
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Underwriting Trainer – P&C with Specialty Lines Experience

This position reports to the Underwriting Director, a wonderful opportunity to train and mentor junior/intermediate Underwriters.

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Commercial Underwriter to train and develop and provide ongoing support to a team of Commercial Property and Casualty Underwriters, any experience underwriting specialty lines and hard to place risks is a real asset.

We offer a full time role, salary and superb working environment, excellent benefits and a super bonus structure.

Must be a confident presenter with teaching / education experience as well as having tremendous system knowledge /IT skills

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years underwriting experience
  • College or university degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working towards, or have attained, the CIP / FCIP designation
  • Superb presentation skills, training or education experience an asset

 

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Commercial Account Executive – Toronto

June 24, 2015 by  
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Commercial Account Executive

Comma Recruitment have a full time opportunity for a Commercial Account Executive, this role has an excellent base salary with attractive bonus, benefits and vacation package

  • Post-secondary education, Undergraduate Degree, CIP or CRM preferred.
  • More than 3 years of commercial insurance industry experience, broker or underwriter experience is preferred.
  • IT  skills – proficient in MS Office
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong business development skills
  • Ability to work independently

You will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service while assessing  their insurance needs. Develop relationships through educating and training.

Accurately identify exposures/risks associated with prospects operations and or gaps in existing coverage and present risk management and or insurance solutions to address them.

Gather underwriting information from prospects, prepare submissions and secure the best terms available from the markets for quotes through negotiations.

Develop relationships with underwriters to ensure timely issuance of documentation and best terms are made available.

Great opportunities for advancement and professional development.

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

 

Production Underwriter – Property and Casualty, (Broker or MGA experience required)

May 21, 2015 by  
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Production Underwriter – Property and Casualty, (Broker or MGA experience required)

 

Comma Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual with a desire to make a significant growth and profit contribution to our Commercial Underwriting Department, excellent base salary with exciting bonus/commission opportunities.

The primary responsibility is to meet or exceed the commercial growth and profit goals for your assigned brokers.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise between Company and assigned brokers through face to face by visits, and other mediums of contact to produce and underwrite profitable new Commercial Property /Casualty business within service standards in accordance with company guidelines and within assigned authority.
  • Market our Commercial Insurance products and services to brokers through presentations.
  • Ensure that the renewal underwriters and underwriting assistants issue new business, renewals and endorsements accurately and within service standards with the appropriate wordings, schedules, and certificates attached.
  • Develop and maintain strong broker relationships.
  • Analyze and evaluate results and use individual/collaborative judgment to maintain profit and growth.

 

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in commercial Property/Casualty underwriting, intermediate and senior roles available
  • Strong product knowledge, and the ability to make sound underwriting decisions while managing mid-market and/or hard to place risks
  • Process strong oral and written communication skills, superb time management and organizational skills and strong negotiation and sales skills.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Accountability, customer-centric thinking, teamwork and a commitment to excellence.

 

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

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