Property Claims – Senior Technical manager – GTA – $90,000 – $100,000

September 20, 2013 by  
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Property Claims  – Senior Claims Manager – Can work from any of our GTA offices

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Senior Property Claims Manager to move up to a Claims Technical Director role leading a team of Unit Managers and Claims Managers

You will responsible for leading subrogation and property technical consultant teams. Create a vision for the teams and engage employees in the outcome. Motivate staff to achieve defined objectives, continuously keeping them informed of goals, changes in direction, action plans and results.

Develop succession planning for all key positions and actively manage/develop talent within the teams. Identify team shortfalls and create action plans around same. Leverage employee strengths and create an environment for employee growth.

Provide support and guidance to the Property Center of Excellence to ensure effective management and control over claims fundamentals in personal and commercial lines. Key areas of focus are reserve management, quality review program, large loss management, claims handling policies and procedures and the identification of training opportunities.

Monitor key performance indicator trends for Property COE and the Subrogation teams and identify gaps, implement action plans to achieve objectives. Complete financial analysis and liaise with other teams such as Finance and Actuarial to assist with monthly analysis of results.

Ensure effective implementation of and compliance with all company policies and procedures and develop strategies and systems to ensure consistency.

Effectively manage the teams’ operating budgets.


•          Bachelor Degree or College Diploma

•          Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) / FCIP

•          10 years of progressive claims and management experience

•          Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

•          Proven leadership skills

•          Computer literate.  Strong Word, Excel and other software knowledge

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Sales Director, Life Insurance – MGA Market

September 11, 2013 by  
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Regional Director, Life Insurance, Sales – MGA Marketing  

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Regional Sales Director to manage the Sales distribution by enhancing sales and developing and implementing the MGA distribution system for a specific territory, GTA based

The Regional Sales Director is also responsible for promoting, training and increasing the territory, the sales of life products through broker distribution channels.


Key Activities: 

  • Recruiting and supporting MGA’s by expanding the company’s businesses by identifying, contacting and negotiating contracts with potential MGA’s, as per the company’s corporate image and requirements.


  • Promoting within the industry by participate in different life insurance industry activities either as a speaker or a participant in order to represent and promote the company and its products.  Taking part in various industry committees in order to represent the company.


  • Ensuring that compliance policies related to agent contracting, sales process and service to client is observed throughout the different levels of distribution.


  • Participating in different meetings with other departments (Customer service, Underwriting, Marketing, Contracting) in the company in order to solve problems and propose solutions in order to assure a great quality of service to the brokers.



Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills:

  • Living Benefits (DI, CI) insurance and financial services sales experience, background in management of field force and training
  • Excellent  nterpersonal communication skills, great aptitude and flexibility when negotiating with people or motivating.
  • Must have great autonomy and a strong ability to organize own work.
  • Planning and results-oriented – must be able to achieve set goals without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the capacity to convince MGA’s and advisors to join the company and their advisors to sell our products and the same ability in working with colleagues in Head Office in order to get maximum of cooperation.
  • Available to travel throughout Ontario and Western Provinces
  • Excellent computer knowledge and the ability to use and manipulate different tools and software required by this job (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Life Guide and company software, lap top computer, projector, cell phone, scanner, fax machine, etc).
  • Demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, long-range vision and the ability to lead through empowering direct/indirect reports.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet sales targets.
  • Team player with the ability to self-motivate and motivate/coach others.
  • Ability to make sound decisions balancing the Company’s strategic direction with the field force priorities and objectives.
  • Self-motivated to continually broaden professional knowledge, attending industry and financial services      seminars/events/functions.


Education and Experience:

  • University Degree is preferred.
  • Must be licensed as a life underwriter and preferably as a financial planner.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience as an advisor, branch manager, wholesaler, trainer, or regional director in the life insurance or financial services industry.
  • Leadership experience is a must.


Please forward resume to [email protected]

Property Claims Manager – Toronto

September 11, 2013 by  
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Property Claims Manager – Toronto

Comma Recruitment are looking for an experienced and talented Property Claims Manager to manage and co-ordinate internal, external and independent claims adjusters’ claims processing activities in order to meet profitability objectives, turnaround time and customer satisfaction.

You will be responsible for organizing, plan and supervise your team, optimizing use of staff, financial and material resources, while encouraging teamwork and providing guidance for technical training

•Achieve corporate objectives by measuring the team’s performance, ensuring the quality of the claims handling process; and adhere to standards, procedures and productivity levels required

•Make decisions for the Claims department regarding claims handling and payment

•Assist with preparing the budget and provide follow-ups, updates and reports for management

•Assist in improving operational processes


Comma Recruitment are looking for a Senior Adjuster with management/ team leader experience

•College / University degree

•Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation an asset

•3 to 5 years property claims experience, ideally senior level claims expertise

•Leadership, analytical, planning and organizational skills

•Strong communication skills and ability to adapt easily to change


Please forward resume to [email protected]


Bilingual Claims Case Manager / Adjuster

September 3, 2013 by  
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Bilingual Claims Case Manager / Adjuster

Comma Recruitment require a Bilingual Disability Claims Adjudicator – Adjudicate and manage short and long term disability claims.

Location: Toronto West and Mississauga

Main Accountabilities:

  • 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


  • Min 1 year group claims experience
  • Experience adjusting STD/LTD benefit claims
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingualism in French/English is required
  • 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

Please forward resume to [email protected]