Underwriting Technical Specialist

  • 37576
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Jun 16, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Using a collaborative and inclusive approach to liaise with Executive Office, as a subject matter expert, to assist with:
  • Strategic Initiatives, including technological advancements.
  • Rate and Product Development.
  • Regulatory Changes and Reporting.
  • Company Benchmarks.
  • Customer Engagement.
  • Assists in identifying and prioritizing training needs, builds training plans in partnership with stakeholders and will have accountability for delivering training.
  • Responsible for post-training execution activities i.e. quality assurance, monitoring and feedback, provide coaching opportunities in partnership with leaders.
  • Supports the development and monitoring of Quality Assurance practice.
  • Perform research and analysis of the industry and company data to contribute towards assigned initiatives.
  • Champion the development and implementation of business change.
  • Maintain existing documentation so that it reflects up to date and proper information.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to ensure consistency in the implementation of change.
  • Mentor and develop team members and facilitate sessions for the sharing of knowledge and best practices.
  • Perform risk analysis using technology as well as external data sources for the purposes of quoting, negotiating and authorizing the acceptance of risk.
  • Lead and/or participate in periodic work reviews for quality assurance purposes.
  • Foster positive working relationships with internal and external parties, including other regional offices and networking at industry events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 7 years Commercial Property and Casualty mid-market industry experience.
  • Post-secondary education or related business experience.
  • Completed a Property and Casualty Industry Designation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to review information carefully and comprehensively.
  • Excellent analytical, and problem solving with the ability to select and implement best solutions.
  • Excellent decision making skills with the ability to provide justification.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Expert communication skills with the ability to present information in a convincing manner.
  • Strong leadership skills to positively influence team members and provide direction.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and monitor progress to meet deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.