National Commercial/Farm Portfolio Manager

  • 34561
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Jan 21, 2019
  • Manage and enhance efficiency and portfolio performance utilizing data analytics and optimization.
  • Accountable for the development of action plans to meet our profitability and growth objectives.
  • Leads the development and formulation of business rules, underwriting guidelines, appetite and philosophy for the respective portfolio.
  • Accountable to support stakeholders with the development and implementation of portfolio initiatives to ensure that gaps are managed, and that change is implemented, reinforced and sustained.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop, implement and maintain best practices to secure a profitable portfolio.
  • Collaborates with Actuarial Services department for product pricing; manages deviation authority for underwriting and field.
  • Determines desired capacity requirements for Reinsurance guidelines and makes recommendations for any changes needed.
  • Effectively manages and prioritizes multiple business initiatives, projects and ad-hoc analysis with key stakeholders.
  • Provides leadership and direction for projects that impact the portfolio.
  • 10 years of extensive and progressive experience in an analysis or product environment.
  • Understanding of the business of insurance, farm/commercial coverages, pricing, exposure identification and external/internal factors that impact it.
  • Post-secondary education; preference for education in Business, Finance, Actuarial Science, or Statistics.
  • Chartered Insurance Professional designation required & FCIP preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of policy wordings, endorsements, rate manuals, Insurance Acts/legislation and tools and systems.
  • You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.
  • You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.
  • You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.
  • You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.