Manager

  • 34278
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Sep 24, 2018
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support our market teams through profitability and competitive analysis to actively pursue opportunities within the product to enable profitable growth or mitigate threats to the market.
  • Work closely with Pricing and Underwriting to identify opportunity areas or gaps in rating, underwriting and mix of business trends.
  • Manage a team of analysts, providing coaching and development.
  • Review mix of business and competitive intelligence analysis and share information across the company to enable action and influence decision making.
  • Lead a team that reviews and analyzes current underwriting rules to ensure efficient processes, and acceptance of profitable risks, ensuring consistency throughout the regions.
  • Cultivate a network of internal and external contacts as sources of competitor information.
  • Use creativity to develop new ways to improve profitability and growth within the constraints of the regulatory environment and system limitations.
  • Work with various individuals within the organization to influence positive changes to our underwriting processes and incorporate stakeholder feedback.
  • Create, enhance, and implement long-term tools to support and empower the underwriting and sales functions.
  • Coordinate a team of analysts to ensure proper support is given, and ability is matched with requirements of various projects.
  • Provide input on and ownership to components of larger initiatives that are national in nature.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Post-secondary education in a related field.
  • 5+ years of insurance or relevant experience.
  • Proven ability to enhance performance and engagement of a team of direct reports through coaching and development.
  • Actively pursuing or completed Actuarial exams/designation a strong asset, although not a requirement if proven analytical ability.
  • Extensive industry knowledge with a network of industry contacts is an asset.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with peers to meet objectives as one cohesive team. Exceptional consultative and communication skills to influence change while working with various stakeholders across the organization.
  • Proven ability to lead projects.
  • Resourceful, self-starter, proactive and results oriented.
  • Complex analytical and decision making abilities.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to present information in an organized, logical and effective manner to a wide variety of audiences, including senior leadership.
  • Effectively able to take initiative and multi-task competing priorities while remaining organized.
  • Ability to research and analyze data from a variety of sources.