Actuarial Analyst – The Co-operators – Ontaria/Quebec/Montreal

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Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
There are multiple positions available in both personal and commercial lines. The level of position will be determined by the candidate’s skills, experience and completion of exams.
 
As an Actuarial Analyst II you are a key player to support corporate, pricing or research and development initiatives. You will work collaboratively with actuarial teams and business partners to support actuarial projects to ensure the profitability of property and casualty (P&C) lines of business.

What you’re responsible for:
Supporting rate change projects, reserve and (DCAT) analysis and various actuarial models.
 
Working with various databases, programming languages and modeling softwares to contribute to Actuarial strategic objectives.
 
Communicating basic actuarial concepts to business partners and maintaining documentation of key actuarial functions.

Improving existing actuarial practices and procedures in alignment with emerging trends and best practices in the insurance industry and actuarial landscape.

Upholding professional ethics, values, procedures and policies that support organizational and professional standards.

What to expect:
Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
You have a post-secondary degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science.

You have experience supporting Actuarial projects and/or completing reserve analysis and reporting.

You have successfully completed two Actuarial exams and are actively working towards your Associate Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) or Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) designation.

You have basic knowledge of SAS, SQL, modeling softwares and programming languages.

Having two years of experience in the property and casualty actuarial field is an asset.

What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.

Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.

A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.

Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.

A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.

Client Sales Advisor – The Co-operators – Quebec Canada

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Language: Bilingualism in English and French is required.
 
Additional Information:
Our Distribution team aspires to be the leader in client engagement among Canadian Insurers. We strive to provide a seamless and personalized client experience. The Client Sales Advisor is a key point of contact and is focused on consistently attracting new business, meeting or exceeding sales targets and providing excellent client care. The incumbent is the key contact for our clients to answer questions, address concerns, and support The Co-operators mission of “financial security for Canadians and their communities”. The incumbent plays a fundamental role in supporting and developing agency/call centre operations through prospecting, client contacts and sales activities, with a specific focus on Auto and Property insurance. The individual will support the omni-channel environment and provide superior client engagement through cross channel referrals and support.

What you’re responsible for:
Responsible for selling auto and property insurance to clients by identifying insurance needs.
 
Achieve individual goals for sales, quality and productivity and contribute to the achievement of overall agency/call centre sales and growth plans.
 
Provide accurate quotes and up-sell and/or cross-sell other company products through referrals.
 
Apply appropriate underwriting guidelines within current binding authority levels.

Proactively build a network/sales opportunity pipeline.

Respond to cross-channel leads in a timely fashion.

Retain clients who inquire about cancelling through open listening, negotiation and policy review.

Support referrals to and from other omni-channels.

What to expect:
You are required to have a valid driver’s license and insurance.

You will provide support to clients who are experiencing a personal or financial loss. A high degree of confidentiality and discretion is required.

Rotational shifts outside of standard business hours.

Extended work hours, including weekends, may be required during peak periods.

You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You remain focused and optimistic in the pursuit of a goal, despite barriers, until the objective is achieved and effectively manage your time in the quest of client satisfaction.

You leverage information about client’s needs and situations to qualify sales opportunities and exhibit strong communication skills that allow you to clearly convey messages.

You are committed to continuous improvement and building productive client relationships in order to exceed client expectations.

You’re an effective team player and provide guidance to support the development of your peers.

To join our team:
General Insurance License required or must be attained within 3 months.

Meet all provincial licensing requirements in accordance with continuing education to obtain and maintain all licenses. Minimum qualifications are required for Quebec (secondary school diploma or equivalent level of education and a decision issued by the AMF recognizing at least three years of full-time employment experience).

A minimum of one to two year of sales experience and general insurance industry experience or related business experience.

Knowledge of auto and home insurance products and strong underwriting skills is an asset.

What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.

Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.

A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.

Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.

A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.

Commercial Specialist – The Co-operators – Quebec Canada

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Language: Bilingualism in English and French is required.
 
Additional Information:
Our Distribution team aspires to be the leader in client engagement among Canadian Insurers. We strive to provide a seamless and personalized client experience. Our knowledgeable and trusted team is committed to delivering financial services solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs. The Commercial Specialist assists the Senior Commercial Specialist in the underwriting process by completing new applications, following up with underwriting on requests, and ensuring the quoting process completes within proper time commitments. The incumbent also assists the Senior Commercial Specialist on renewal preparation on all accounts ensuring all up-to-date information is received to underwriting from the client and monitors renewal timing ensuring client renewals are sent in a timely manner. The Commercial Specialist develops new sales – promoting, prospecting, networking, and marketing to commercial prospects that fit into our package policies, meeting/exceeding sales targets and providing excellent client care. The individual will support the omni-channel environment and provide superior client engagement through cross channel referrals and support.

What you’re responsible for:
Achieve individual goals for sales quality and productivity and contribute to the achievement of overall agency sales and growth goals.
 
Complete front-line risk assessment and selection following underwriting guidelines.
 
Proactively build a sales pipeline through inbound and outbound calls.
 
Provide accurate quotes and up-sell and/or cross-sell other company products through referrals.

Assist Senior Commercial Specialist – prepare new account files, including correspondence and communication with underwriting as required.

Conduct product review on a regular basis.

Support Senior Commercial Specialist in tracking and follow up of renewals in a timely manner.

Respond to and investigate client questions and concerns, resolve client complaints and escalate issues appropriately.

What to expect:
You will travel regularly.

Strict confidentiality with respect to client’s financial status and other personal information.

This role involves direct contact with clients and/or service providers in their environment.

You are required to have a valid driver’s license.

You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
Two years of commercial sales experience or related business experience.

A Commercial Insurance License is required (Quebec only).

A General Insurance License is required.

Minimum qualifications are required for Quebec (secondary school diploma or equivalent level of education and a decision issued by the AMF recognizing at least three years of full-time employment experience).

Meet all provincial licensing requirements in accordance with continuing education to obtain and maintain all licenses.

What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.

Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.

A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.

Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.

A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.

 

Product Specialist – Alterna Bank – Ottawa Canada

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REF:  18-233
Location McRae Office
Scope of Position
Reporting to the Manager, Products and Relationships the Product Specialist contributes to the development of marketing strategies, campaigns and programs in pursuit of the corporate business objectives across several third-party relationships – including but not limited to, Credit Cards, Insurance, and Payments.
 
This role is viewed as the subject matter expert and possesses an in-depth knowledge of credit card marketing specifically, as well as solid knowledge in Insurance and Payment products. This individual is accountable to deliver audience-specific product marketing materials in a variety of media. They must be able to develop strong, collaborative working relationships with key third party account personnel and internal stakeholders, including operations, credit risk, compliance, etc. and must be able to accomplish/influence work through these internal and external partners.

Major Responsibilities
 
Assist with the annual product marketing plan to help prioritize strategies to deliver key business objectives and revenue growth
Assist with the digital bank as relates to products.
Product & service promotion to new and existing customers
Cross-sell opportunity spotting
Supporting various campaigns as they relate to the digital channel
Primary point of contact for the branches with regular branch visits as required
Subject matter expert for the branches to support them with understanding the products and promoting them to the members/clients

Assist in the development of strategy, manage implementation and measure results of targeted customer lifecycle management programs (i.e. early customer engagement, retention, etc.)
Act on results of customer lifecycle management programs to ensure success and be accountable for the performance of the product
Leverage available data/analytics, modeling and ROI analysis to optimize marketing efforts and increase effectiveness
Primary Liaison for Vendor Management with Central 1/Collabria
Primary Liaison for development and execution of Credit Card Initiatives with Internal Alterna Sales Team (i.e. monthly branch manager meeting presentations, develop and deploy employee incentive programs, resolve any account escalations, identify and manage implementation of continuous improvements to system, etc.)
Assist in identifying and resolving/implementing policy & process gaps/efficiencies with key vendor (i.e. Business Accounts requiring Personal Guarantor, Print Collateral Reorder Process, Account Maintenance process gaps, etc.)
Define, design and implement new processes with respect to credit card support with internal Alterna Team (i.e. print collateral replenishment)
Provide insights and analytics, both pre and post marketing campaigns
Satisfy all Legal/Compliance requirements
Develop and deliver creative elements with Alterna’s AOR – i.e. card design, revisions, etc.
Provide recommendations to the Manager, Products and Relationships and ensure visibility is provided with respect to any major issues, escalations, product mix, new capabilities, etc. (i.e. instant credit, apple pay, etc.)
Raise the profile of existing services with branches such as Buyer Protection and Extended Warranty program or MyReceipts
Keeping abreast of the competitive landscape from both a product offering and marketing trends perspective

Expectations / Outcomes

Alterna’s products and services are viewed as innovative, competitive and meet or exceeds customer needs.
Performance Agreement measures are met as they relate to retail credit:
Financial (e.g. Net FUM)
Customer Engagement (loyalty and depth of relationship)
Product Marketing Specialist will be viewed by employees as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact for marketing initiatives relating to product.
Develops a high level of understanding of product market success factors and profitability drivers
Support a work environment that promotes a positive member and employee experience, quality, efficiencies and effectiveness.

Competencies

Strong focus on customer experience
Strong relationship builder
Excellent communication and writing skills
Self-confident and strong ability to work effectively and independently within tight deadlines, adapt to changing deadlines and ability to prioritize multiple deliverables within a cross-functional team environment with a variety of reporting levels and varying skills/competencies
Excellent project management skills
Flexible individual with creative problem-solving and strong analytical skills
Strong teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with others

Education/Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Marketing
Minimum 5 years of specialized product marketing experience in the financial services industry, specifically credit cards and Insurance
Previous experience within the financial services industry, preferably credit cards, with a solid understanding of card P & L drivers
High proficiency in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Outlook. Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Finance Consultant wanted – SAP – Toronto Canada

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City: Toronto, ON, CA, M5K 1B7
 
Requisition ID: 200847
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 – 100%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
 
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.
 
Location: Anywhere in Canada
 
Travel: Up to 100% travel across Canada and USA is required

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Finance Principal, you will sell, estimate and facilitate the implementation of the SAP Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting solutions for our Banking/Insurance clients. You will be responsible for the overall customer satisfaction, performance, standards and direction of the Architecture of a SAP Banking/Insurance Solution or across multiple solutions. This includes the creation and/or updates to architecture deliverables. Also includes supporting sales, solution development efforts, and SAP Governance processes, as well as guiding clients in achieving their Digital Transformation vision and Best-Run Business capability from their SAP and other IT investments.

This is the first S/4 HANA Finance hire for SAP’s Financial Services Industry (FSI) practice; as such you will also define and lead a global program to hire and/or upskill existing FSI Consultants on S/4 HANA Finance implementations for Banks and Insurers.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

As a Principal you will evaluate customer requirements, map them to business processes, functional and solution architectures and ensure a proper implementation of SAP solutions. For this you will:

Identify the appropriate end-to-end solution portfolio options and recommendations
Identify solution gaps and develop gap closure options
Design the end-to-end functional landscape and solution design, including the functional integration points, applicable standards and governance
Estimate the financial impact of various solution architecture alternatives
Set architectural direction and standards
Consult to project teams and govern delivery from a target architecture perspective
Promote SAP best practices to the customer for the SAP solutions in the Banking and Insurance sectors
Coach and enable colleagues on site, including project team members from SAP, partners, and the customer
Stay abreast on SAP product changes and industry trends.
REQUIREMENTS

Expert in at least one SAP Banking/Insurance Solution; good understanding of SAP’s solutions and service offerings including packaged solutions, implementation effort and compatibility/integration with standard functionality
Working experience in Banking/Insurance industry where you have developed a general understanding of at least one Line-of-business or function domain. Familiar with the relevant industry trends and business strategies and models, industry specific business processes, challenges, business drivers/pain points and related best-practice solution architectures
Experience moderating between Client and SAP, Business and IT, both on implementation and strategic levels
Expert knowledge in implementation of SAP FI-CO, including integration to other SAP and non-SAP solutions
Proven success in pre-sales activities (licensing and consulting)
Project/program management experience.
Chartered Accountant (North America); CPA, CMA, CGA or equivalent is preferred, but not required
MUST HAVE

Deep Banking industry experience
Experience in an Accounting /Minimum of 7 years’ SAP consulting experience with at least 5 years in Finance
Minimum of 1 end-to-end SAP implementation
Accounting business background
Experience with at least one complex, multi-year Finance renewal project in Financial / Banking Industry
S/4 HANA Finance Certification and/or one S/4 HANA Finance implementation
Demonstrated experience doing process and roadmap for a GL Transformation project; was part of a full life-cycle transformation project and speaks BUSINESS / Accounting in Banking/Insurance language
C-Level communication and presence
EDUCATION

Relevant Academic degree
SAP Solution Certification(s) preferred
Advanced project management skills
LOCATION:

Anywhere in Canada, with travel (up to 100% travel across NA as needed)
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Financial Advisor – The Co-operators – Ontario Canada

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Financial Advisor
Location(s)  ON – Coldwater
Close Date    07/12/18
Language: This role operates in English.
 
Additional Information:
This is a 48 month contract position.
 
Our Distribution team aspires to be the leader in client engagement among Canadian Insurers. We strive to provide a seamless and personalized client experience. Our knowledgeable and trusted team is committed to delivering financial services solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs. As an exclusive Financial Advisor of The Co-operators you are an entrepreneurial-minded leader. You are a high achieving business builder who will manage your own insurance agency with the full support of an established company. As an independent contracted Financial Advisor of The Co-operators, you will build strong, visible ties to the community and will cultivate long-term relationships with your clients. Through use of our exclusive technology, tools and processes, you will help Canadians assess, define and implement solutions to meet their financial security needs.

What you’re responsible for:
Prospecting new clients to openly discuss risk management and financial goals and conducting reviews with clients to empower them to make informed decisions.
 
Cultivating strong community relationships to enhance agency visibility and maximize new business opportunities to contribute to sales and growth goals.
 
Developing and executing business, operational and marketing plans and supporting sustainability strategies to help Canadian communities become more resilient.

Recruiting and selecting talent, coaching and mentoring employees, and managing your team’s performance to facilitate their development and achieve agency goals.

Ensuring maintenance of required licences, compliance of ethical behaviour and conformity with corporate policies, industry standards and legal regulations.

What to expect:
You will be away from the office on a regular basis meeting with clients and/or members of the community in their environment.

You are required have your own vehicle, valid driver’s license and insurance.

You may provide support to clients who are experiencing a personal or financial loss. A high degree of confidentiality and discretion is required.

You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You remain focused and optimistic in the pursuit of a goal, despite barriers, until the objective is achieved and allocate time and resources to effectively manage the sales portfolio.

You successfully build plans focused on expanding market penetration and apply an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies, with a client centric lens.

You have strong communication skills to influence or persuade others to adopt a specific course of action and can effectively facilitate mutually beneficial solutions.

You facilitate the adoption of change and create a high-performance culture through alignment of your team’s work with organizational goals.

You use critical thinking to guide decision making and apply a strategic mindset to adjust business plans based on shifting priorities.

To join our team:
You have 3-5 years of management experience in the insurance industry or related business experience.

You have post-secondary education in a related field.

You hold a Life licence and a General Insurance licence, with a Mutual Funds licence as an asset.

You have completed or working toward one of the following professional designations: CFP, CLU, CHFC or accredited Financial Planning Designation.

BI Researcher – The Co-operators – Canada(various)

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BI Research & Innovation Consultant
Location(s)    NB – Moncton, ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date    31/12/18
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
Our Business Intelligence team empowers decision making with science and is motivated to achieve execution excellence and one version of the truth. We are committed to innovation, diversity, professional development and cutting-edge science to deliver value for our business partners. The mission of the P&C Business Intelligence department is to provide actionable insurance information and predictive insight with accuracy and integrity in order to enable robust proactive decision making. This senior role contributes to this mission by researching and developing solutions to new analytical problems, using a scientific approach. People in this role are expected to autonomously lead medium sized projects and tasks of large complexity and size, as well as to provide coaching and support to other team members.

What you’re responsible for:
Extract data as required for project analysis or analysis of our book of business using BI tools or programming language (SQL, SAS, MicroStrategy).
 
Do the appropriate validations to ensure the produced data extract is accurate, complete and reconciles.
 
Understand, develop, maintain and improve predictive statistical models used in BI.
 
Measure and document the performance of statistical models used in BI.

Decide the appropriate type of model to be used for a BI problem between a variety of common models (regressions, decision trees, etc.).

Lead and Support Actuarial Research projects, including developing and testing non-standard and innovative approaches for modeling insurance risk.

Lead and Support Non-Actuarial Research projects, including delivering predictive analytics solutions to support marketing, operations, and product. (E.g. Claim fraud detection models, Client Long-Term-Value index, etc.).

Using a scientific approach, research and develop solutions to new analytical problems.

What to expect:
You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
7 years of relevant experience OR 5 years with a graduate degree in a relevant field.

University Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant field.

Property and Casualty insurance experience is preferred.

Exposure to the use of job related applications, appliances and programming languages (SAS, SQL, Netezza, MicroStrategy) is an asset.

Financial Advisor – The Co-operators – Ontario

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Location(s)    ON – Coldwater
Close Date    07/12/18
Language: This role operates in English.
 
Additional Information:
This is a 48 month contract position.

Our Distribution team aspires to be the leader in client engagement among Canadian Insurers. We strive to provide a seamless and personalized client experience. Our knowledgeable and trusted team is committed to delivering financial services solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs. As an exclusive Financial Advisor of The Co-operators you are an entrepreneurial-minded leader. You are a high achieving business builder who will manage your own insurance agency with the full support of an established company. As an independent contracted Financial Advisor of The Co-operators, you will build strong, visible ties to the community and will cultivate long-term relationships with your clients. Through use of our exclusive technology, tools and processes, you will help Canadians assess, define and implement solutions to meet their financial security needs.
 
What you’re responsible for:
Prospecting new clients to openly discuss risk management and financial goals and conducting reviews with clients to empower them to make informed decisions.
 
Cultivating strong community relationships to enhance agency visibility and maximize new business opportunities to contribute to sales and growth goals.
 
Developing and executing business, operational and marketing plans and supporting sustainability strategies to help Canadian communities become more resilient.

Recruiting and selecting talent, coaching and mentoring employees, and managing your team’s performance to facilitate their development and achieve agency goals.

Ensuring maintenance of required licences, compliance of ethical behaviour and conformity with corporate policies, industry standards and legal regulations.

What to expect:
You will be away from the office on a regular basis meeting with clients and/or members of the community in their environment.

You are required have your own vehicle, valid driver’s license and insurance.

You may provide support to clients who are experiencing a personal or financial loss. A high degree of confidentiality and discretion is required.

You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You remain focused and optimistic in the pursuit of a goal, despite barriers, until the objective is achieved and allocate time and resources to effectively manage the sales portfolio.

You successfully build plans focused on expanding market penetration and apply an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies, with a client-centric lens.

You have strong communication skills to influence or persuade others to adopt a specific course of action and can effectively facilitate mutually beneficial solutions.

You facilitate the adoption of change and create a high-performance culture through alignment of your team’s work with organizational goals.

You use critical thinking to guide decision making and apply a strategic mindset to adjust business plans based on shifting priorities.

To join our team:
You have 3-5 years of management experience in the insurance industry or related business experience.

You have post-secondary education in a related field.

You hold a Life licence and a General Insurance licence, with a Mutual Funds licence as an asset.

You have completed or working toward one of the following professional designations: CFP, CLU, CHFC or accredited Financial Planning Designation.

Senior Actuarial Consultant – The Co-operators – Montreal/Ontario/Quebec

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Senior Actuarial Consultant (Level 4)
Location(s)    ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date    31/12/18
Number of Positions: 7
 
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
There are multiple positions available in both personal and commercial lines. The level of position will be determined by the candidate’s skills, experience and completion of exams.

As the Level 4 Senior Actuarial Consultant you lead corporate, pricing or research and development initiatives. You will collaborate with business partners to understand their needs and lead complex projects to deliver unique solutions to ensure the profitability of property and casualty (P&C) lines of business.
 
What you’re responsible for:
Leading rate change projects, reserve and (DCAT) analysis and the development of various actuarial models.
 
Providing expertise on various databases, programming languages and modeling softwares to contribute to Actuarial strategic objectives.
 
Analyzing the needs of business partners, researching multiple data sources and identifying actuarial requirements to design innovative solutions for complex challenges.

Building and implementing detailed project plans, performing peer reviews and providing direction and expertise to team members to facilitate their development.

Upholding professional ethics, values, procedures and policies that support organizational and professional standards.

What to expect:
Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
You have a post-secondary degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science.

You have successfully completed two Actuarial exams and are actively working towards your Associate (ACAS) or Fellow (FCAS) designation.

You have advanced knowledge of SAS, SQL, modeling softwares and programming languages.

You have strong knowledge of P&C insurance products, emerging trends and best practices in the actuarial landscape.

Having six years of relevant experience in the property and casualty actuarial field is an asset.

Auto Pricing director – The Co-operators – Ontario/Montreal/Quebec

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Director, Auto Pricing
Location(s)           *Flexible, ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date            23/11/18
Number of Positions: 1
 
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
As the Director of Auto Pricing you will lead the development and implementation of Auto pricing structures in alignment with organizational pricing strategies. You will play an integral role in the development of quality actuarial pricing services that contribute to the profitability of the auto lines of business, motivate and engage your team and foster partnerships with stakeholders and business partners to achieve strategic objectives.

What you’re responsible for:
Engaging in the development and implementation of an auto pricing and segmentation strategy that emphasizes the balance between profitability and growth and aligns with corporate strategies.
 
Leading regular profitability reviews in accordance with actuarial best practices and proactively identifying underlying trends and strategies to address them.
 
Directing the development of consistent standards and procedures for implementing and documenting actuarial rates and overseeing accurate and timely implementations in accordance with approved rates.
 
Building collaborative relationships with internal and external partners in support of the pricing and segmentation strategy.

Leading and engaging your team to deliver strategic objectives through effective coaching and mentoring, identifying and developing emerging talent, and fostering an innovative, collaborative, and agile culture.

What to expect:
You will travel regularly.

As a leader, strict confidentiality is required with respect to sensitive matters and employees’ personal information.

You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You initiate new strategies to capitalize on opportunities and lead the implementation of organizational change.

You integrate complex information to identify solutions or solve problems and apply a strategic mindset to adjust business plans.

You foster innovation and continuous improvement with a focus on client experience.

You create a high-performance culture through alignment of your team’s work with organizational goals and successfully convey messages with a sense of positive advocacy.

You develop others to ensure the evolving needs of the organization will be met and build effective relationships to achieve key business objectives.

To join our team:
You have eight years of experience in Actuarial Science, with experience as a people leader.

You have a post-secondary degree in Actuarial Science or a related discipline.

You have the Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) designation.

Having the Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) designation would be an asset.

You have expert knowledge of rate setting, rating systems, underwriting, product development and are skilled in quantitative data analysis tools and predictive modelling concepts.