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Underwriter Level 1

Req. #:  15132
Department: Underwriting, Central Canada
Location: North York, ON CA
Job Status: Permanent Full-time
Grade:  05
Category: Actuarial

Making connexions. Taking decisions.


Our team of Group Insurance underwriting professionals contributes to our growth and profitability by evaluating the risks and setting adequate premiums for our current and prospecting clients. They work in close collaboration with colleagues, brokers, consultants and sales representatives, etc.  to review new or existing applications for insurance coverage.

We provide the support and training that will set you on the right path. You will then feel comfortable to establish relationships with our sales representatives and participate, occasionally, in client and intermediary meetings to gather valuable information. Working in collaboration with your colleagues, you will contribute to meet our customers’ satisfaction and our group sales objectives.

Your contribution:

  • Selectively quotes on new business, primarily, the smaller group market, non-refund and prospectively rated accounts.
  • 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.
  • Communicates and negotiates with Group Insurance Sales personnel in an effective and timely manner.
  • Monitors the marketplace and contributes to the evolution of underwriting guidelines.

Your background:

  • University or technical degree related to maths (actuary, economics, business administration, commerce, etc.) with a minimum of five (5) years of experience
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Standard Life is more than an insurance company. We are a long-term savings and investment business, proud to serve more than 1.4 million Canadians.
We are committed to the well-being and professional growth of our 2,000 employees in Canada. Beyond our competitive benefits, you will experience the many advantages of working for a global company with a Canadian headquarter in downtown Montreal.

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