Underwriting Associate



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Job Position: Underwriting Associate

Company: Benefact Group

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Location: Dartmouth, NS

Underwriting Associate Job Details:

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Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to FridayDuration: PermanentLocation: DartmouthAbout the roleWe are seeking a Underwriting Associate to join our Eastern Region team. In this role, you’ll provide support for our underwriting processes, working closely with experienced underwriters to learn and hone your skills. Expect to delve into tasks such administrative and technical support and aiding in risk assessment. This is an opportunity to learn the nuances of underwriting in a hands-on, supportive environment. Your role is pivotal in our mission to provide superior service delivery and in supporting Ecclesiastical’s “right first time” approach. Become a part of an organization that invests all available profits into charities and good causes, shaping a brighter future for all.Key responsibilities

  • Assist with underwriting administration and handling low-complexity underwriting cases.
  • Input data accurately and efficiently, recognising and rectifying where quality standards have been missed.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to deliver exceptional service, upholding our ‘right first time’ approach.
  • Act on agreed action plan to enhance the effectiveness of the team.
  • Operate within the Ecclesiastical framework and promptly escalate potential risks.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • University degree or college diploma or equivalent insurance or office administration experience.
  • A basic understanding of insurance concepts and terminology is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly advanced Excel skills, and attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, a collaborative approach, and a strong desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Demonstrable organizational skills, with an ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing work requirements and learn new processes.
  • Professionalism and high ethical standards are a must, along with a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Commitment to learning and professional development.
  • Proficient in reading, writing and speaking French would be beneficial but not a requirement.

What we offer

  • A market competitive salary – let’s discuss it
  • Flexible working program
  • Annual transportation subsidy to assist with commuting costs
  • Defined contribution pension plan – up to 8% with no employee matching required and voluntary RRSP and TFSA programs
  • Generous annual bonus program for all permanent full-time staff
  • Minimum of 3 weeks vacation plus paid wellness, personal, volunteer and sick days
  • Comprehensive employee group benefits, including health and dental coverage, income protection plans, life insurance, ADD insurance and an annual Health Care Spending Account
  • Up to $200 for an annual personal grant to a charity of your choice
  • Family and Employee Assistance Program, a discount and perks program as well as an annual fitness reimbursement
  • Family friendly benefits including maternity/parental top-up payments
  • Support towards professional designations
  • Personal development subsidy covering courses of personal interests or hobbies
  • Wellness perks such as daily fresh fruit, healthy snacks and ice-cream days in the summer
  • Engagement activities including regular lunch and learns, after-work get togethers and regular team communication
  • A fun, collaborative and engaging regional team to work in

About usWe believe it’s essential to attract, empower, grow and reward talented people offer career opportunities and personal development through a fantastic learning and career framework. Luckily for us, the nature of who we are – our giving ethos, our 135 year history and the diversity of what we do – has built a culture of kindness, of great ambition, of passionate people driven to do better and be better.At Benefact Group, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences. We understand that the perfect candidate for this role may not necessarily meet every requirement listed in this advert, and we encourage you to apply even if you feel that you don’t fulfil every single qualification. Your unique perspective and potential are valuable to us, and we invite you to submit an application if this opportunity resonates with you.

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