Senior Commercial Underwriter – P&C and Commercial Auto

October 16, 2017 by  
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Senior Commercial Underwriter – P&C and Auto – GTA West

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Senior Commercial Underwriter with 5+ years of P&C and Commercial Auto experience.

  • Provide technical underwriting expertise for mid-market property/casualty and automobile lines
  • Analyze and evaluate results for your portfolio and use individual or collaborative judgment to ensure that profit and growth goals are met
  • While working in a team environment, provide exceptional service to your assigned brokers in accordance to service standards with respect to the renewal portfolio, endorsements, cancellations, certificates etc.
  • Mentor junior underwriting staff aiding in their career development
  • Assist with training and coaching of other staff as required
  • Perform peer quality control audits and validate adherence to corporate guidelines
  • Build strong inter-department relationships that encourage our corporate culture
  • Communicate results, outstanding issues, industry trends and business opportunities to the Commercial Management team
  • Record underwriting information for the purpose of evaluation, assessment, audit and profitability

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills:

  • In-depth technical knowledge and experience working in both property/casualty and automobile lines, 5+ years commercial underwriting experience.
  • Exceptional knowledge of underwriting principles, concepts and methodologies in a commercial environment
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial rates and pricing to effectively underwrite and attract target business
  • Possess strong team building, coaching and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills that enable independent management of a variety of programs
  • Superior customer service and business acumen
  • Leadership skills that include instinctive coaching and mentorship

Education and Experience:

  • University / College degree
  • CIP designation
  • CRM, FCIP is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of Commercial underwriting experience

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Business Development Agent – Personal Lines, Durham Region $40,000 – $45,000

September 8, 2017 by  
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Business Development Agent – Personal Lines – Durham Region

Comma Recruitment are looking for talented sales and business development agents to grow and service a book of business. Renewing and retaining clients, creating referrals and recommendations, cross selling and up-selling to new and existing customers.

Utilizing data bases to cold call and reach out to new and previous customers, closing sales of home and auto insurance policies.

Base Salary with superb commissions/bonuses and full training and professional development provided, looking for RIBO and OTL licensed sales professionals with 1+ years experience selling home and auto insurance.

Benefits of this position include:

  • Competitive annual income made up of guaranteed base salary plus bonuses/commissions
  • Paid training and licensing
  • Monthly and quarterly bonus programs
  • Great work environment and flexible hours
  • Supplemental education programs
  • Full benefit package (dental, medical and many more)
  • Retirement and Savings plan options
  • Individualized coaching from our top-notch sales leaders

Responsibilities of the Business Development Agent include:

  • Actively prospecting to generate new business for personal home and auto insurance
  • Achieving monthly sales targets
  • Educating and advising consumers about our products and insurance services
  • Participating in valuable business and community events

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Property Claims Director – GTA

September 8, 2017 by  
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Property Claims Director

Comma recruitment are looking for a Property Claims Director to lead a highly engaged team of claim professionals that investigate and settle property and related losses, providing best in class service to our customers while controlling costs and expenses.

  • Reporting to the VP Claims you will provide strategic leadership, direction, coaching and mentoring to a team of dynamic Claims professionals
  • Develop strategy and tactics that deliver business results and implementation of processes and procedures to enhance the service experience
  • Manage complex claims, fraud investigations, catastrophe events and litigation files
  • Provide strategic leadership, direction, coaching and mentoring to a dynamic Claims Team
  • Establish best practices and procedures that drive and support the organization’s ability to meet operational, financial and service requirements
  • Provide data analysis that supports the proactive recognition of adverse trends and development of programs, processes and tactics to address those trends in order to meet targets
  • As part of the Claims Leadership Team, consult, influence and strategize on Claims initiatives
  • Drive positive customer satisfaction by delivering the value proposition defined by the brands through the management of claims handling

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Comma Recruitment are looking for A Property Claims Specialist / Manager with CIP/FCIP designation.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in relevant roles with a minimum of  4+ years of leadership/management roles in a fast paced, collaborative claims environment
  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • Previous experience in claim adjudication and adjustment as well as experience managing catastrophe events
  • Strong knowledge of personal lines insurance policy contracts
  • Technical experience in both home and automotive physical damage assessment an asset
  • Solid understanding of provincial and federal regulations
  • Proven ability to analyze data and recommend solutions
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to present information in an organized, logical and effective manner to a wide variety of audiences
  • Excellent leadership skills to develop and manage a team of direct and indirect reports
  • Ability to travel for business and work outside of regular business hours is required due to the management of catastrophe events

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Director, Business Development – Ontario

September 8, 2017 by  
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Director, Business Development. Ontario      150K + 25-50% Bonus, Car Allowance.

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Regional Director to manage and develop the personal lines business development strategies for the Ontario region. You will be accountable for the broker distribution channel within their region to sell and underwrite our insurance products.

This includes developing, implementing and maintaining a 1 – 2 year business plan for the Region and an optimal organization design to deliver the highest level business plan results and performance metrics.

The successful candidate will accomplish this by:

  • Continually assessing the competition and market opportunities within the region on a regular basis to identify strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats, and developing and implementing appropriate action plans.
  • Selecting, developing and managing a capable team.
  • Ensuring high levels of Employee Engagement by developing employee engagement strategies & employee development plans.
  • Providing input to the brand strategic and tactical plans and directions and ensuring understanding of our business plan and directions within the regional team.
  • Ensuring a clear understanding of all employees on our underwriting approach & philosophy.
  • Ensuring the delivery of optimal regional results within appropriate performance metrics including quality, quantity, timeliness, productivity, customer satisfaction and financial performance.
  • Ensuring the development and maintenance of appropriate policies, practices, selling techniques and continuous development initiatives to provide stability, growth and competitive advantage within the region.
  • Developing and maintaining effective strategic partnerships with brokers in the region.
  • Establishing and enhancing our profile in the industry and in the community by participating in worthwhile business and community events.
  • Supporting retention and growth goals through the development, implementation and monitoring of function specific strategies to enhance policyholder and broker satisfaction levels.
  • Develop & maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with all departments, leveraging the relationships.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Comma Recruitment are looking for CIP/FCIP, or working towards along with University degree/College diploma.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive business experience includes sales, marketing, underwriting operations and general management.
  • Extensive experience with personal lines both sales and underwriting.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership and staff development, including proven success in leading a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of the personal lines market and the brokers within the market.
  • Excellent influencing, collaboration and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and provide business-case solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

 

Special Risks Underwriter – Toronto $90k +

September 7, 2017 by  
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P&C Underwriter– Special Risks – Downtown Toronto

JOB PURPOSE

The Special Risks Underwriter Specialist is responsible for the evaluation and servicing complex and unique accounts within the Property and Casualty segment of Specialty Risk

RESPONSIBILITIES

1 Responsible for the successful management and pricing of designated portfolio of Property and Casualty accounts.

  • Maintain the long term profitability of a P&C portfolio. Grow and develop new P&C business.
  • Execute risk selection decisions within the assigned authority and in accordance to corporate guidelines for correct pricing techniques.
  • Refer and redirect requests for risk selection for unique or unusual risks beyond personal authority, along with recommendations.
  1. Develop contract wording for new product proposals and business plans.
  • Review and manage existing contracts.
  • Develop new contract wordings.
  • To ensure products and service are delivered in the most effective manner to achieve profit and growth objectives.
  1. Collaborate with and support other areas of the Specialty Risk team in the development of new business, products and pricing strategies to achieve profitable growth.
  2. Understand and apply best business practices towards compliance, internal control and operational risk controls in accordance to national standards and regulatory standards and policies.
  3. Develop and maintain a knowledge and understanding of company operations and procedures, including demographic, economic, and social characteristics to increase market share.
  • Participate in the development of new business, renewals and contribute to corporate objectives and assist in the presentation of proposals as required.
  1. Work collaboratively with Supervisors and/or Managers on special projects and assignments requiring advanced technical skills and knowledge when required.
  2. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Proficient in creating and understanding contract wordings; proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word.
  • 3 + years of commercial underwriting with experience in special risks and the hard to place market
  • MGA or Brokerage experience is preferred
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Commitment to high standards of performance and goals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Ability to foster and build good working relationships with brokers, customers and business areas inside and outside the work unit.
  • Ability to influence decisions and gain agreement and/or support on sensitive issues.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Existing relationships within the industry are valued.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of underwriting discipline.
  • Ability to work within and adapt to PC oriented environments, including familiarity with e-mail and Internet skills. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Completion of the CIP/FCIP designation an asset.

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Personal Lines Sales (Home and Auto ) $40,000 Base Salary + Bonus and Commissions

July 10, 2017 by  
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Personal Lines Sales (Home and Auto )  $40,000 Base Salary + Bonus and Commissions

Comma Recruitment have full time opportunities for sales professionals with RIBO licence to sell home and auto policies.

Located close to 401/400, opportunity to be office based or work from home office.

Training and mentoring provided, working with a successful brokerage offering long term opportunities, base salary, plus bonus and commissions on sales.

Must be RIBO licensed with 1 years min experience selling home and auto policies, senior opportunities available for 3+ years which will include higher base and commission structure.

Please forward resume to joantodd@commarecruitment.ca

Medical Reporting – Quality Assurance. East Toronto

June 13, 2017 by  
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Medical Reporting – Quality Assurance

Comma Recruitment are currently looking for Quality Assurance staff for medical reports, you must have a medical background or Kinesiology qualification.

You will be reviewing medical reports, insurance injury reports and editing for quality and accuracy.

You will also be responsible for file coordination, working with medical professionals and injury clinics.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the medical examination process
  • Experience in clinical editing and proof-reading to produce medical reports
  • Attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent command of the English language, in both written and oral forms
  • Superior knowledge of medical terminology and the scope of practice of different disciplines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows

Full time position $35,000 – $40,000 + benefits, vacation

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca   

Disability Claims Case Specialist – 5 years experience

May 31, 2017 by  
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Disability Claims Case Specialist – Mississauga/Toronto

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Disability Claims Case Specialist, a ’go-to’ person for large and complex group claims.

Under the immediate authority of the Director, the incumbent acts as a resource person for managing disability cases, validates the strategies used by case managers, acts as a resource person for case managers in the daily management of cases affecting the assessment of decisions, the duration of the disability or the development of strategies with regard to disability, rehabilitation, or suitable claim file settlements.

  • On a daily basis, validates strategies used by case managers in disability cases and when necessary, provides individual or group feedback to the team or management.
  • Collaborates and participates in the preparation and follow-up meetings with policy holders.
  • Identifies common trends related to managing disability and rehabilitation cases; with appropriate recommendations on resolution to directors.
  • Collects data, analyzes, revises and makes recommendations in response to complaints received, including formal notices received directly from the insureds.
  • Plans, coordinates and leads various best practices committees and discussions regarding cases.
  • Approves contractual issues of all disability cases (change of definition, PTD)
  • Works with the department on development projects and activities in order to verify standards established both internally and in the market.
  • Updates and shares statistical data with the team.
  • Identifies ongoing training needs among teams, develops and implements personalized development plans for claims case managers and follows the progression of recommendations.
  • Fulfils all other responsibilities delegated by his or her Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in a discipline related to the health industry.
  • Ideally 5+ years’ experience in the group insurance disability sector.
  • Strong command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Excellent knowledge of group insurance administrative procedures and current disability management best practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and understanding treatments and prognoses.
  • Knowledge of provincial legislation.

Please forward a resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Bilingual Senior Disability Claims Case Specialist – Mississauga $70 – $80k

May 29, 2017 by  
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Bilingual Senior Disability Claims Case Specialist

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Bilingual Disability Claims Case Specialist, a ’go-to’ person for large and complex claims.

Under the immediate authority of the Director, the incumbent acts as a resource person for managing disability cases, validates the strategies used by case managers, acts as a resource person for case managers in the daily management of cases affecting the assessment of decisions, the duration of the disability or the development of strategies with regard to disability, rehabilitation, or suitable claim file settlements.

  • On a daily basis, validates strategies used by case managers in disability cases and when necessary, provides individual or group feedback to the team or management.
  • Collaborates and participates in the preparation and follow-up meetings with policy holders.
  • Identifies common trends related to managing disability and rehabilitation cases; with appropriate recommendations on resolution to directors.
  • Collects data, analyzes, revises and makes recommendations in response to complaints received, including formal notices received directly from the insureds.
  • Plans, coordinates and leads various best practices committees and discussions regarding cases.
  • Approves contractual issues of all disability cases (change of definition, PTD)
  • Works with the department on development projects and activities in order to verify standards established both internally and in the market.
  • Updates and shares statistical data with the team.
  • Identifies ongoing training needs among teams, develops and implements personalized development plans for claims case managers and follows the progression of recommendations.
  • Fulfils all other responsibilities delegated by his or her Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in a discipline related to the health industry.
  • Ideally 10 years’ experience in the group insurance disability sector.
  • Strong command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Excellent knowledge of group insurance administrative procedures and current disability management best practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and understanding treatments and prognoses.
  • Knowledge of provincial legislations.
  • Functional knowledge of French.

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

Disability Claims Case Manager

May 19, 2017 by  
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Claims Case Manager

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Claims Case Manager with 3 years Group Claims experience to adjudicate and manage short term and long term disability claims. Provide efficient and timely service to all key stakeholders. The majority of the caseload will be LTD claims

  • 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

 

Requirements:

  • 3 years group claims experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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
  • Completed or interested in working towards one or more industry courses and designations (e.g. ALHC, FLMI, GBA)

Please forward a resume to info@commarecruitment.ca

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