Personal Lines: Regional Director, Alberta  $125k+Bonus

September 24, 2018 by  
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Personal Lines: Regional Director, Alberta  $125k+

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Senior Manager/ Senior Broker with Sales and Underwriting experience, success leading teams while developing broker contacts and industry relationships throughout Alberta, role can be based in Edmonton or Calgary.

As a senior member of the management team, the Regional Director is accountable for the broker distribution channel within their region to sell and underwrite 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 our strategic and tactical plans and directions
  • 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 to help deliver on the key deliverables.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • University degree/College diploma and/or CIP designation or active participation in CIP courses.
  • 10 years of progressive business experience includes sales, marketing, underwriting operations and general management.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership and staff development, including proven success in leading a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of the 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 [email protected]


CGL Claims Adjuster, Construction, BI and Municipality Claims   $80 – $90k + Bonus

September 20, 2018 by  
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CGL Claims Adjuster, Construction, BI and Municipality Claims   $80 – $90k + Bonus

Comma Recruitment are looking for a talented CGL adjuster with experience with BI, Liability, Construction Wrap Up and handling Municipality Claims

This position is responsible for investigating, negotiating and settling moderate to complex CGL and bodily injury claims, the adjuster will be responsible for direct file handling and communication with all involved parties.


  • Confirm valid coverage.
  • Fully investigate liability.
  • Fully investigate serious injuries & exposure.
  • Must have CGL experience
  • Provide instruction and direction to external vendors i.e.: independent adjusters, legal counsel, engineers.
  • Calculate ultimate probable exposure and reserve accordingly.
  • Properly maintain a diary system to monitor files.
  • Ensure files are up to date with BI worksheet, case law, medical and liability information.
  • Mentor and coach junior adjusters.
  • Prepare Major Loss/Reinsurance Reports and participate in Claims Committee process.
  • Actively participate in settlement initiatives along with both private and mandatory mediations.


  • 5+  years of experience adjusting CGL claims.
  • CGL experience must include a strong background in coverage (duty to defend vs. indemnify), municipality losses, construction wrap up, product liability, occupier’s liability, and environmental losses.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and contractual obligations, medical terminology, vocational rehabilitation concepts and dispute resolution practice.
  • Experience with internal and external audits.
  • Detail oriented and well organized individual.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Travel to mediations/pre-trials/trials is required

Please forward resume to [email protected]