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Plus Underwriting Managers Ltd. dares to be Elite. We strive to be the best in our industry, helping brokers protect what matters most to their clients. We innovate. We collaborate. We push ourselves, and one another, to be more than we were the day before. To work with us means approaching each day with a passion for what you do, knowing that you make a difference – to your clients, to your colleagues, to yourself.

We’re looking for people who are continuously growing – from Good to Great, from Great to Elite.

We’re looking for YOU.

 

Plus Underwriting Managers Ltd. is committed to fostering a culture of mutual respect and inclusion, recognizing that our success is enhanced by diversity. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain top talent from a diverse candidate pool.

Underwriting Assistant (Contract Position)

This role will run from the time of hire to mid-May/early June, with the opportunity to transition to a permanent full-time role with an affiliate department, upon mutual agreement

As an Underwriting Assistant, a typical day might include:

 

  • Verifying data required to process insurance policies by reviewing files, checking policy history, loss data, etc.

  • Accurately processing insurance policy documentation including new business, renewals, endorsements, and cancellations

  • Making recommendations on workflows to increase efficiency and decrease departmental expenses

  • Maintaining office services contracts as initial point of contact

 

You are passionate about:

 

  • Providing friendly, professional service

  • Making a positive difference to those around you

  • Sharing ideas and working with a great team of proactive, innovative thinkers

  • Learning, growing, and pushing past barriers

  • Living with integrity

  • Taking ownership of your work and actions

 

You’re outstanding at:

 

  • Building relationships – with clients, with underwriters, with colleagues … YOU are a people person!

  • Staying on top of priorities … YOU know every deadline and make sure things get done on time, every time!

  • Paying attention to the little things that make a big difference … YOU dot your I’s, cross your T’s, and check all your boxes to make sure it’s done right ... the first time!

  • Managing your time … even with multiple balls in the air and changing priorities, YOU keep your cool, knowing you’ve got this!

  • Proactively getting stuff done … YOU follow up and follow through!

  • Working behind the scenes to ensure an exceptional customer experience … YOU know that the customer expects excellence … and so do you!

 

Must haves:

 

  • Minimum 1-year experience in an administrative role, preferably in an insurance environment

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Word and Excel in particular)

 

You want a leg up?

 

  • General Insurance Level I license through the Insurance Council of BC, or ability to acquire within 6 months of hire

  • General Insurance & Risk Management Diploma

  • Experience using a broker management system

 

What’s in it for YOU?

 

  • Fun! From casual attire workdays & birthday celebrations to team-building events, contests, and giveaways, we believe that a happy team makes a happy workplace!

  • Career potential & leadership opportunities. We pride ourselves on training and mentoring for success.

  • Competitive Employee Benefits Plan. Plus Underwriting Managers Ltd. has customized medical, dental, EAP, long-term disability, AD&D, critical illness, and life insurance coverage for you & your family, as well as RRSP contribution matching.

  • Work/Life Balance. Our offices operate 8:30am – 4:30pm, so no evenings or weekends. And we offer competitive vacation time and flexible work schedules, meaning more time for you to get out and do YOU.

 

Underwriting Manager

 

As Commercial Insurance Underwriting Manager, a typical day might include:

  • Effectively managing the performance of the team by providing support, guidance, and training as needed for staff development

  • Review binder capacity and assist in creating and executing a plan to develop and sell niche product lines;

  • Work with the Plus team to achieve growth targets set forth by the Vice President and CEO.

  • Determining risk acceptability, pricing, coverage, terms, and conditions of Commercial insurance products

  • Analyzing and evaluating information and exposures on insurance risks

  • Reviewing and analyzing claims and loss history and taking appropriate action on accounts and/or programs

  • Fostering positive business relationships by training and engaging our insurance broker force

You are passionate about:

  • Providing friendly, professional service

  • Making a positive difference to those around you

  • Sharing ideas and working with a great team of proactive, innovative thinkers

  • Learning, growing, and pushing past barriers

  • Living with integrity

  • Taking ownership of your work and actions

You’re outstanding at:

  • Building relationships – with clients, with underwriters, with colleagues … YOU are a people person!

  • Staying on top of priorities … YOU know every deadline and live by your To-Do list!

  • Paying attention to the little things that make a big difference … YOU dot your I’s, cross your T’s, and check all your boxes to make sure it’s done right ... the first time!

  • Managing your time … even in a pressure cooker, with deadlines looming, YOU keep your cool, knowing you’ve got this!

  • Proactively getting stuff done … YOU follow up and follow through!

  • Doing what it takes to ensure an exceptional customer experience … YOU know that the customer expects excellence … and so do you!

Must haves:

  • At least 5 years of Commercial Insurance experience

  • General Agent Level II Insurance license through the Insurance Council of BC

You want a leg up?

  • CAIB or CIP insurance designation

  • Knowledge of TAM an asset

 

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Fun! From Casual Fridays & birthday celebrations to team-building events, contests, and giveaways, we believe that a happy team makes a happy workplace!

  • Career potential & leadership opportunities. We pride ourselves on training and mentoring for success.

  • Competitive Employee Benefits Plan. The Axis Group has customized medical, dental, long-term disability, AD&D, critical illness, and life insurance coverage for your & your family.

  • Flexible Work Hours.

Senior Underwriter 

As Senior Commercial Insurance Underwriter, a typical day might include:

  • Determining risk acceptability, pricing, coverage, terms, and conditions of Commercial insurance products

  • Analyzing and evaluating information and exposures on insurance risks

  • Reviewing and analyzing claims and loss history and taking appropriate action on accounts and/or programs

  • Reviewing binder capacity and collaborating on efforts to develop and sell niche product lines

  • Fostering positive business relationships by training and engaging our insurance broker force

You are passionate about:

  • Providing friendly, professional service

  • Making a positive difference to those around you

  • Sharing ideas and working with a great team of proactive, innovative thinkers

  • Learning, growing, and pushing past barriers

  • Living with integrity

  • Taking ownership of your work and actions

You’re outstanding at:

  • Building relationships – with clients, with underwriters, with colleagues … YOU are a people person!

  • Staying on top of priorities … YOU know every deadline and live by your To-Do list!

  • Paying attention to the little things that make a big difference … YOU dot your I’s, cross your T’s, and check all your boxes to make sure it’s done right ... the first time!

  • Managing your time … even in a pressure cooker, with deadlines looming, YOU keep your cool, knowing you’ve got this!

  • Proactively getting stuff done … YOU follow up and follow through!

  • Doing what it takes to ensure an exceptional customer experience … YOU know that the customer expects excellence … and so do you!

Must haves:

  • At least 2 years of Commercial Insurance experience

  • General Agent Level II Insurance license through the Insurance Council of BC

You want a leg up?

  • CAIB or CIP insurance designation

  • Knowledge of TAM an asset

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Fun! From Casual Fridays & birthday celebrations to team-building events, contests, and giveaways, we believe that a happy team makes a happy workplace!

  • Career potential & leadership opportunities. We pride ourselves on training and mentoring for success.

  • Competitive Employee Benefits Plan. The Axis Group has customized medical, dental, long-term disability, AD&D, critical illness, and life insurance coverage for your & your family.

  • Flexible Work Hours.

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JOIN A TEAM OF DEDICATED PROFESSIONALS

CENTRAL LOCATION

Work in the heart of downtown Vancouver close to numerous shops & restaurants.  Our corporate office is located close to Burrard Skytrain Station, which makes an easy commute for those coming from the suburbs.

SALARY, EQUITY & TIME OFF

Plus offers competitive salaries & vacation time, flexible work schedules, potential for meaningful equity, and all the usual holidays.

BE HEALTHY

We want you to be healthy! Plus has customized medical, dental, EAP, long term disability, AD&D, critical illness, and life insurance coverage for you and your family.

JOIN A WINNING TEAM

Plus not only promotes a team atmosphere in the office, we also encourage our staff to take part in our soccer and softball teams outside the office!

CONTINUE TO LEARN & GROW

Whether it be insurance, human resources, or accounting, Plus will pay for your job specific courses. We also offer monthly ‘lunch and learns’ on various topics, from Cyber Liability to Excel, allowing you to learn without leaving the office!

SURROUND YOURSELF WITH

EXPERTS IN YOUR FIELD

Learn from some of the top leaders in the insurance industry. We pride ourselves on building a leadership team to train and mentor our employees to succeed.

PUT YOUR CLIENTS FIRST

We hold our clients in the highest regard. At Plus, we don’t sell insurance, we educate our clients on what products are right for them.

HAVE FUN

From monthly birthday cakes, to creative contests & giveaways, to staff lunches, we love having fun! We are firm believers that a happy team makes a happy workplace!

INNOVATE & CHANGE THE INDUSTRY

Plus gives its employees the chance to transform and modernize the way people do insurance.