• Group Underwriter

    Job Location CA-MB-Winnipeg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 1:19 PM)
    Job ID
    Great West Life
    Job Category
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Financial Services and Banking, Insurance
    Career Level
    Posted End Date
  • Job Description

    The Group Insurance Underwriter is directly responsible for assessing the risk and making decisions associated with the sale, amendment and renewal of assigned cases, as well as providing financial reports to clients. The underwriter role is suited to the inquisitive individual who enjoys continuous learning and applying their knowledge in varied scenarios. In this role you will be exposed to the entire lifespan of a client and interact with all Group departments. We will provide successful candidates with a potential career path to more senior underwriting levels.  



    • Managing the pricing of assigned in-force caseload, including performing the annual renewal of rates and expenses, in-force quotes, marketings and approvals of amendments
    • The management of all aspects of the financial reporting for an assigned caseload
    • Handling field/client/consultant inquiries, plan changes, reporting needs
    • Quotation of New Business prospects
    • Meet with the Vice President, Mid-Market Accounts as appropriate respecting specified authority levels
    • Production of financial and service agreements on assigned caseload
    • Act as an Underwriting resource for various projects and departmental initiatives

    Qualifications and Competencies:

    • Candidates must have post-secondary education or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in partnership with sales offices, team members and other internal areas
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks and shifting priorities
    • Strong negotiating skills
    • Customer service focused

    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


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