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Underwriter in Group Insurance

Req. #:  14758
Department: Underwriting, Eastern Canada
Location: Montreal, QC CA
Job Status: Permanent Full-time
Grade:  07
Category: Actuarial

To be successful in this role, the Underwriter must contribute to Company growth and profitability by autonomously underwriting profitable new business and renewing and servicing in-force business.

  • Selectively quotes on new business expected to be profitable for, primarily, larger more complex groups, including a variety of funding arrangements, such as retention accounts, ASOs, etc.
  • Involved in the implementation of new groups, ensuring benefits and terms are compatible with what was quoted.
  • Annually renews in-force business in line with profitability and retention objectives.
  • Services existing and prospective business according to established service standards.
  • Is accountable for the financial reporting of their assigned accounts.
  • Establishes relationships with assigned brokers and consultants and participates in client and intermediary meetings.
  • Communicates and negotiates with Group Insurance Sales personnel in an effective and timely manner.
  • Promotes and encourages continuous process improvement and underwriters development.
  • Ensures compliance with underwriting guidelines.
  • Monitors the marketplace and contributes to the evolution of underwriting guidelines.
  • Works in unison with other underwriters to meet sales objectives.


  • University degree, with five (5) years of relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Good mathematical ability.
  • Enjoys working in a team environment.
  • Bilingual, French and English, written and spoken.

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