Senior Underwriter, Prestige

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City : Calgary

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 Underwriter, Prestige to join our growing team!  
As a Senior Underwriter for the Prestige division, your work will have a significant impact on our customers and broker partners. People will count on you to provide creative solutions for clients with unique needs. This position reports to the Manager, Prestige and can be based in Vancouver, Kelowna, Victoria, Edmonton or Calgary.
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference: 

You will be customer-focused in everything you do and looking for ways to improve the customer experience. 
Develop and manage relationships with an assigned group of brokers to develop a lasting and profitable relationship, including broker visits.
With a strong sales ability, you will develop profitable business relationships with brokers and identify opportunities to promote Intact’s Prestige insurance products and increase sales
Attend insurance industry and marketing events, promote products and services.
You will be responsible for underwriting complex risks, making sound business decisions that contribute to profitable growth, and negotiating terms with the brokers. 
Determine and control risk acceptance, risk improvement, declination of Prestige policies for Western Canada
Accept, reject, endorse, renew or cancel contracts following Intact’s Prestige underwriting policies/procedures, applicable laws and regulations 
Review property appraisal reports and make recommendations 
Participate in large loss reviews.
Identify and recommend efficiencies and/or technology changes to improve business results and maintain competitiveness. 
Assist with special projects
Working closely and collaborating with other internal departments
Possible travel required

Your Skills

10 years of senior personal lines underwriting experience 
Exposure of working on High Net Worth clientele is strong asset
Legendary sales and customer service skills with strong business acumen and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with brokers
Ability o demonstrate adaptability to change and dynamic team environment.  Act as leader within business unit and display ability to engage the team.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-driven and able to work effectively under pressure
Strong analytical and decision-making skills  
Completion or commitment to achieve Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation
Willing to travel to brokers' offices as required and in possession of a valid driver's license

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

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work 
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.
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 May 29, 2020 at 11:59pm EST. 

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