Insurance Underwriter



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Salary Range

Up to CAD28.25/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Manpower Canada - (CAN) 2 Sheppard Avenue East 20th floor ON North York , ON M2N 5Y7 Phone : 877-876-7331



Job Description

Manpower is recruiting for an Insurance Underwriter for a top Insurance Company. This is a remote position, can be located anywhere in Canada.


Pay: $28.25 per hour

Hours: Must be flexible to work between 8 am and 8 pm

Contract currently until end of October, with potential for extension


* You are responsible for delivering superior quality commitments and fostering a "One Stop Shop" environment for our broker partners.

* You will continuously update soft-skills through identified e-learn courses and product/industry knowledge through CIP/FCIP or other related industry accreditations.

* You will service our broker partners' needs in a timely and informed manner. Broker connection should constantly be challenging status quo to ultimately provide premier underwriting service.

* You will have an opportunity to strongly influence the results of the Broker Survey. Dedicated steps taken throughout the year will contribute to a successful outcome of this survey.

* You are committed to exhibiting a high degree of integrity when representing Broker/Aviva and while dealing team members and the leadership team.

* There will be a focus on service for our existing book of business and support to maintain our service level agreements

Required Qualifications

* Strong negotiations skills

* 3-5 years insurance experience (ideally in Personal insurance) - in underwriting specifically would be ideal, but experience as a broker could also be transferable

* Prior knowledge in underwriting cottages, recreational trailers and manufactured homes is an asset but not required (Lifestyle products ideally, but home & auto can be preferable here)

* Demonstrate leadership capabilities

* Drive the Business - think strategically, champion the brand, make effective decisions

* Know the Customer - build trust and strengthen operations relationship

* Win with People - communicate with impact, lead and develop skills and knowledge of all those you come in contact with every single day

* Execute with Excellence - cultivate collaboration between teams and between underwriting and other business units

* Will to Win - set a clear vision, welcome and support challenge and change, influence others, defy uncertainty and eliminate ambiguity

* Excellent oral and written communication skills coupled with confident decision-making and analytical skills

* Organized and strong time management skills

* Ability to work a variety of shifts from 8am-8pm

* Can be located anywhere in Canada so long as they are available to support the hours listed above in the Eastern timezone.

* This role is not part of the call center queue, but taking on the back-end type responsibilities but may be reaching out to brokers to confirm client information/details