Senior Product Specialist

IT - Project Management
Toronto, ON
Permanent
Dec 09, 2021

Our client is one of Canada's leading insurance firms. 

Responsibilities

As a Senior Specialist, on the FIB, D&O, E&O Corporate team, your work will have a big impact in servicing, mentoring, auditing, building guidelines and assisting in strategic product development.

You will support our distribution channels nationally across Canada. People will count on you to provide technical guidance to ensure consistent application of corporate underwriting guidelines while achieving profitable growth objectives.

  • Develop and support the strategic product development plan and work with stake holders to achieve growth targets.
  • Manage product improvements and implementation.
  • Lead the design and development of specialty products and strategic product positioning.
  • Develop guidelines, authority statements and manage referral process to support performance and underwriting.
  • Gather market intelligence and compare product offering to the competition.
  • Research and help implement technology-based solutions for pricing, underwriting & risk
  • Collaborate with internal teams to explore new growth and profitability opportunities through technical research and relationship building.
  • Conduct governance best practices through volume analysis and performing audits.
  • Communicate changes related to product pricing, underwriting guidelines and new products.
  • Provide underwriting training, lending expertise to mentor colleagues and distribution underwriters.

Must have: 

  • Minimum 5 years of  underwriting experience in Fidelity/FIB, D&O, E&O insurance
  • Ability to read and analyze financial statements
  • Digital and Data Acumen, understanding how these two items can support and facilitate the Customer and Underwriters experience
  • University degree/college diploma preferred
  • Professional Insurance designation ( CIP/FCIP, RPLU, CRM)  or progress towards such designation is an asset
  • Bilingual in French and English an asset
  • Willing to travel on occasion

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