Senior Leadership Opportunity - Manager Underwriting

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Due to an upcoming retirement, we are searching for an Underwriting Manager on behalf of West Wawanosh Mutual Insurance (WWMIC).   Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be a key member of the senior leadership team and will be an integral part of the strategy that will spearhead the growth and future success of organization.   Leading a team of seven underwriters, you will play a key role in implementing the underwriting strategy and related policies, procedures, processes.   Your collaborative work ethic will build the bench strength of your underwriting team and will actively engage with other Department Leaders fostering a cohesive and positive working environment.

If you are looking for a career, and not just a job, all within a supportive, family-like team environment, then this position is for you.  As a progressive employer, we will continue our hybrid approach which gives you the best of both worlds – a mix of home and in-office workdays.

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Vision “Peace of Mind in times of Chaos”.

West Wawanosh Mutual Insurance (WWMIC) was formed in 1879, by a group of farmers who banded together when other insurance companies refused to help. They have a deep history of supporting their neighbours and a commitment to strong relationships and local connections. 

With just under 25 employees, WWMIC currently underwrites approximately $22.2 million in gross written premium and has a sizable surplus.  Located in beautiful Goderich, Ontario WWMIC offers insurance coverage for commercial, farm, residential, and automobiles to communities such as Blyth, Goderich, Seaforth, Lucknow, Kincardine, Hanover, Owen Sound, Bracebridge, and Parry Sound.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) designation
  • Ten years of  experience working in the property and casualty insurance industry, in roles of increasing responsibility
  • Possess business acumen and the interpersonal skills necessary to build tri-lateral relationships, negotiating sound business deals with multiple constituencies: brokers/agents, customers, and key stakeholders
  • Proven ability to lead a cohesive, engaged and motivated team
  • Demonstrated passion for community
  • Ability to manage complex and conflicting priorities.
  • Previous experience with Cognition+ and IBS as well as the mutual insurance industry, is an asset
  • An understanding of reinsurance products available via Farm Mutual Reinsurance to WWMIC, is an asset
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required

 

COMPENSATION       

Compensation will be commensurate with background and experience and will include a base salary and benefits. 

CONTACT

Qualified individuals are invited to apply with their résumé and a cover letter, Underwriting Manager in the subject line, by December 3, 2021 including a confidential statement of compensation expectations, to:

Satori Consulting Inc.

Attention:  Manie Walker, Associate

Email: recruitment@satoriconsultinginc.ca

 

Questions about this opportunity may be directed to Manie Walker at recruitment@satoriconsultinginc.ca or 905.599.8433

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible, so appropriate arrangements can be made.   

 

Satori Consulting thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.