Insurance Resource Officer

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Are you an insurance professional who wants to make an impact at a unique organization?                              

The Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Insurance Resource Officer. This is a full-time position.

Who We Are

The Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA) is the trade association for 37 independent mutual insurance companies, known as Ontario Mutuals. Each of these is 100% Canadian and owned by its policyholders, and each is more than a century old.

OMIA’s function is to share resources, discuss issues of common concern, and explore opportunities for growth and development among our member companies. At OMIA, we enable our member companies to achieve and maintain a high level of excellence, by providing leadership through education, training, marketing, and support services. As a result, Ontario Mutuals are among the most financially secure insurance networks in the world. We are a true community of mutual fellowship and respect.

The Role
The Insurance Resource Officer is responsible for developing and maintaining insurance forms, wordings, and accompanying risk selection guidelines for use by OMIA member companies with a focus on farm and other commercial exposures.

Your love for research, problem solving, and analysis will be used each day as you discover risk appetite needs and gaps and develop solutions and recommendations for our member companies.

Your attention to detail and clear communication skills, as well as your sound technical knowledge, will help you create the documents and materials to support your findings.

You will work closely with the Manager of Insurance Services in maintaining the overall insurance forms and wording program and you’ll regularly interact with underwriters, marketers, claims professionals, loss prevention officers, distributors, systems vendors, and more. You’ll find independent work and collaboration in equal measure.

Work Experience

You have 5-10 years’ experience in a property casualty insurance role with a focus on (commercial) underwriting.

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Competencies

  • You know insurance – you have experience in, and a sound technical understanding of, the property/casualty insurance industry in Canada.
  • You’re a team player – your independent work serves a team as you meet project deadlines together.
  • You’re a comfortable juggler – you use your problem-solving skills and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You’re a communicator – you pay great attention to detail and accuracy in both written and oral communication.
  • You’re professional – you take personal initiative and have a customer focus in mind.

Education

The following educational background or equivalent employment experience will be of benefit.

  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) (or working towards it)

Environment and Travel

Some travel will be required (up to 5 days annually). Occasional overnight travel may be required.  

You will join our team of 26 staff at our modern Leeds-certified office located close to the 401 in Cambridge. Our workplace includes a large fitness centre and outdoor walking paths. Our positive workplace supports a balanced, healthy and family oriented lifestyle. You will have a chance to participate in and get involved with initiatives including wellness programs, green team projects, and community and charitable events. *At present, the majority of OMIA staff are working remotely until we can safely return to the office.

Enjoy a great working environment as well as competitive salary, benefits and pension.

 

If we've sparked your interest, please submit your resume to careers@omia.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.