Job Description

Bilingual Intermediate Underwriter (WORK FROM HOME ANYWHERE IN CANADA) 

The Intermediate Underwriter maintains Company profitability through favourable mortality by reviewing and assessing the financial risk of individual life insurance applications. The incumbent is guided by defined procedural constraints and works under the moderate supervision of the Manager, Retail Insurance operations.

Responsibilities: 

 • Assesses risk in a timely manner to an approval limit of $1,500,000 for individual life and $500,000 for critical illness polices

• Develops and maintains strong relationships with potential and current clients

• Provides sound risk decisions and related support to the Sales & Marketing and Retail business line teams

• Assess the mortality and financial risk for individual life insurance products through an analysis of financial and medical information via paper-based, electronic and telephone underwriting

• Provide support to the Sales team in the management of the distribution relationship

• Interact with reinsurance providers to spread risk on retention amounts that exceed the company's retention limit

• Consult with Senior team members, Medical Directors, or Technical Lead and Senior Management on any questionable situations

• Participate as an active team member for assigned projects

• Review the work of junior team members and provide coaching as required Knowledge / Experience / Certification

• 3+ years work experience as an individual underwriter

• Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, internet and database computer software

• Well-developed knowledge of medical terminology

• Bilingualism is a must 

 

Education / Professional Courses

 • FLMI / FALU designation or currently working towards

• Completion of a university degree in life sciences, nursing or kinesiology

 

Key Skills

• Well-developed analytical and problem resolution skills

 

About Us

DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Katie Ellwood at 587-952-5076 or forward your resume in confidence to katie@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time

Market Segment

Insurance
Life Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required

English
French

Education Required

Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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