Senior Specialist P&C and Excess Property, Corporate Specialty Solutions

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City : Ajax

Category : Underwriting

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It’s about people.  It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It’s why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.
As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.  

Your Job

We’re looking for a Senior Specialist, to join our growing team!As a Senior Specialist, P&C and Excess Property in the Corporate Specialty Solutions team, your work will have a big impact on excess property in servicing, auditing, building guidelines and assisting in strategic product development. You will also support group insurance and non-standard property initiatives. People will count on you to provide technical guidance to ensure consistent application of corporate underwriting guidelines while achieving profitable growth objectives.This role can be based in any Intact office location. Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:

Develop and support the strategic product development plan to achieve growth targets.
Manage product improvements and implementation.
Lead the design and development of specialty products and strategic product positioning.
Develop guidelines to support performance and underwriting.
Gather market intelligence by working directly with distribution, brokers and customers and compare Intact’s product offering to the competition.
Research and help implement technology-based solutions for pricing, underwriting & risk
Collaborate with internal teams to explore new growth and profitability opportunities through technical research and relationship building.
Conduct governance best practices through volume analysis and performing audits.
Communicate changes related to product pricing, underwriting guidelines and new products.
Provide underwriting training, lending expertise to mentor colleagues and distribution underwriters.

Your Skills

Minimum of 5 years of experience working in excess property and large property accounts and Commercial P&C insurance as a Senior Underwriter.
Strong working knowledge of catastrophe models
Highly organized, with the ability to work towards goals while adapting to change in a fast paced environment
Strong communication skills, including the ability to persuade as well as challenge others
Ability to deal effectively and respectfully with individuals at all levels of the organization 
Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in collaboration with national departmental teams
Effective analytical, negotiating and decision-making skills 
Ability to work well under tight deadlines, including organizational and time management skills 
High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability 
Digital and Data Acumen, understanding how these two items can support and facilitate the Customer and Underwriters experience
CIP is a must and FCIP and/or CRM designation is asset
Bilingual in French and English an asset
Willing to travel on occasion 

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
Background Checks
As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.  We want Intact to be a great place to work!  This means that you’ll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.
Internal Candidates
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
Eligibility
It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
This posting closes on December 20, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.

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