Team Leader, Underwriting Processing

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Job ID : 6904
Category : Commercial Insurance
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : North York, Canada
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Economical is part of Definity, which includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

What can you expect in this role?

  • You’ll develop, coach/mentor and manage the performance of Direct Reports, including achievement of business, functional and individual productivity levels and service level agreements
  • You’ll continuously focus on supporting our culture of high performance and sustained profitable growth by promoting and supporting an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration and teamwork
  • You’ll complete Quality Reviews in support of the Technical processing teams
  • You’ll work with the regional CI managers and the Director - Technical Processing, Ontario Region to forecast demand for Technical Processing capacity and manage scheduling for Direct Reports (e.g., vacation scheduling, training scheduling, paid and unpaid personal leave, etc.), with input and guidance from HR
  • You’ll create and maintain Standard Operating Procedure documents for new or existing processes.   
  • You’ll support Onboarding requirements in collaboration with Senior leaders and HR

What do you bring to the role?

  • University degree or College diploma
  • 3-5 years of relevant insurance experience, including 1-3 years of formal / informal supervisory experience managing a team of resources in the Commercial Insurance industry
  • Strong customer service, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent decision making and underwriting skills, sound judgement, negotiation and analytical abilities. 

We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it: 

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).


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