Group Underwriter

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.
Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We're committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.
Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie - a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.
Job Title: Group Underwriter Department: Group Underwriting Competition: 5304 Internal/External: Internal and External Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time Location: Moncton, NB Salary: Competitive Compensation Reports To: Team Leader
The analysis of risk and reward.
What's in it for you?
Are you an analytical person who likes to understand complex issues and collaborate to deliver recommendations? You might be the perfect fit for our Group Underwriting team! Medavie Blue Cross is growing, and so is our need for Underwriters. Whether you bring in depth experience or are an Underwriter in the making, we want to hear from you. There are multiple positions available, and once we get to know you in the interview we'll assess where you'd fit best.
Not sure this role is for you? Underwriting is the assessment of risk to set the pricing of our services to ensure we are profitable, they are responsible for the financial and risk analysis for our organization. You will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that manages the financial profitability of our business. You will have exposure to multiple stakeholders that will move your business, strategy and analysis game to the next level. This is a great long-term career opportunity or a stepping stone into finance, sales or risk management.
Sound intimidating? Don't worry we train! Ideal candidates are enthusiastic professionals who like to analyse numbers and work with others. Professionals in accounting, business analysis, metrics or insurance may find this opportunity interesting as a career path.
Your every day with us:
We are not your typical not-for-profit company; we put our money where our mouth is and we give back to the communities where we do business. This is where you come in - our Underwriting teams manage the profitability of our business to make sure we can keep giving back. We manage 142 Million in business in six provinces. You will assess risk for business, establish rates for new and existing business, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and develop effective relationships to ensure our success.
What you need to succeed:
  • Post-secondary education in accounting, business, finance or insurance concepts and/or related experience
  • Strong technical aptitude - you quickly learn new technology and complex systems, like to know they detail to ensure you know the "whole" story
  • You are a problem-solving master, you understand the end goal and think creatively about how to get there
  • Proficient to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • You are an effective communicator - you know how to explain complex financial analysis and problems
  • Effective analytical skills with high attention to detail;
  • You are a natural negotiator and can "sell" your ideas and concepts to persuade others to engage in your recommendations.
  • Functional Bilingualism, English and French comprehension is a requirement of this position.

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Medavie Blue Cross

Join an exceptional organization!

Medavie Blue Cross is proud to be one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. The insurance business is about more than just claims - it's about relationships too. As a not-for-profit health care provider, caring for our employees, our clients and our communities is core to who we are.

Why Work with Us?

Medavie Blue Cross is a leading member of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross plans that collectively provide coverage to over seven million Canadians. As a not-for-profit organization, we provide health, dental, travel, life and disability benefits to individuals and organizations, and administer various government-sponsored health programs. Our shareholders are the employees, clients and communities we serve. We channel an annual social dividend to the Medavie Health Foundation as part of our commitment to helping Canadians live their best lives, both mentally and physically.

Engaging Culture

We've been recognized as one of Canada's Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, and embrace this honour every day. We are big enough to make a difference but small enough that everyone can have a voice, influence outcomes and see the impact of their work. You'll join a team of talented individuals who have passion, experience and motivation to make a difference in the lives of customers. People stay because of the relationships they form with coworkers and customers.

Total Rewards Package

We offer competitive compensation and great benefits like a comprehensive health and dental plan that is 100% paid by us, pensions with contribution matching, RRSPs, and short and long-term disability and life insurance. We strive to provide a stable work environment dedicated to long-term, healthy employment relationships so you can excel in what you do.

Healthy Work Environment

Our work environment enables employees to be respected and fulfilled both professionally and personally through healthy relationships, work-life balance and meaningful work. We are committed to our employees' health and wellbeing, but we know improving health outcomes starts with us. That's why we believe employees who are given flexibility and are able to balance their career and lives will contribute more.

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