Manager, Underwriting

Join our Management Team

If you are a passionate leader, superb communicator and have a strong background in insurance, you will play a critical role in fulfilling our commitment to our Policyholders.  As a member of the leadership team, you will start your journey with Grenville Mutual by reporting to the President/CEO and then transition to report to the Chief Finance & Operations Officer.

Grenville Mutual Insurance is a community focused insurance provider rooted in Eastern Ontario. Our coverage is designed for people who choose to live and work outside the hustle-bustle of urban centres We are an organization built differently from most other companies. Owned by our policyholders, we wake up every day to happily serve the best interests of our clients and our local communities. Working in a specialized, yet competitive and dynamic environment, our team continuously looks to improve the products for our Policyholders and enhance the vital service experience with our distribution network.

As the Manager, Underwriting, you can play a key role in fulfilling this commitment.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Accountability for creating, implementing, and evolving our customer and distribution experience
  • Oversight of a team of insurance professionals ensuring understanding of expectations and timelines, providing guidance on complex applications
  • In depth understanding of our underwriting guidelines
  • Building a high performing, service-oriented team
  • Coaching, mentoring, and training soft skills including relationship management, negotiation, conflict resolution and sales skills
  • Developing, implementing, monitoring, and continuously improving processes and service standards

Requirements for the successful candidate:

  • A minimum of 8 years insurance industry experience is required
  • University degree, college diploma in a relevant field or CIP designation
  • Exceptional people leadership skills required
  • Customer focused; service oriented
  • Efficiencies oriented and an ability to lead change
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example building a collaborative work environment

Rewards & Benefits:

  • Permanent, Full-time
  • Competitive salary and benefits program
  • Flexible, people oriented working environment with hybrid work options
  • Opportunities for growth and development

Grenville Mutual welcomes applications from all individuals. If you require special accommodation during the application process, please contact Gisele Gareau at 613.258.9988.

Full details about this position can be found here:

Manager, Underwriting Job Description

Application deadline is September 28, 2022

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