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Group Underwriter

July 30 2020
Categories Bank, Insurance, Financial Services
Dartmouth, NS

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.

Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.

Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.

Job Title: Group Underwriting Consultant
Department: Underwriting
Competition: 9703
Internal/External: Internal and External
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Moncton NB, Halifax NS, Etobicoke On, Montreal QC,
Salary: Competitive Compensation
Reports To: Director, Group Underwriting

What’s in it for you?

We are looking for dynamic contributors who enjoy a fast-paced environment. Along with your passion for group benefits, you are keen to work with closely with our Corporate Sales team to stay focused on our continued growth. You will be joining a team of experienced Underwriters who are leaders, innovative contributors and subject matter experts. Maintaining great customer service is at the core of what we do, but we also need our team to reflect the analytical and complex nature of our work.

We are proud to offer flexible work locations for this role and are exploring applications from multiple locations.

Your every day with us:

We are not your typical not-for-profit company; we put our money where our mouth is and we give back to the communities where we do business. This is where you come in – our Underwriting teams manage the profitability of our business to make sure we can keep giving back. We manage 142 Million in business in six provinces. You will assess risk for business, establish rates for new and existing business, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and develop effective relationships to ensure our success.

What you need to succeed:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting, business, finance or insurance concepts and/or related experience
  • Strong technical aptitude – you quickly learn new technology and complex systems, like to know they detail to ensure you know the “whole” story
  • You are a problem-solving master, you understand the end goal and think creatively about how to get there
  • Proficient to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • You are an effective communicator – you know how to explain complex financial analysis and problems
  • Effective analytical skills with high attention to detail;
  • You are a natural negotiator and can “sell” your ideas and concepts to persuade others to engage in your recommendations.
  • Years of Experience - Intermediate (2-5 years’ experience), Senior (5-15 years’ experience) or Expert (15+ years’ experience)

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply now!