INSURANCE OPPORTUNITIES

Perkins Professional Search (PPS) is an industry leader in providing career and job seeking assistance to all levels of insurance professionals. With our focus in Western Canada we have years of experience performing searches at all levels of property & casualty insurance and group benefits.

Because we are specialists in Insurance this has allowed us to become experts in our area of practice. This has resulted in building hundreds of long-lasting, professional relationships with both clients and candidates.

With our extensive client network, we can assist you in
identifying your next career choice in insurance:

OUR EXPERTISE

  • Executive (Presidents, Vice-Presidents, AVPs, CFOs, Controllers, Directors)
  • Risk Management
  • Management (Branch Management, Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders)
  • Underwriting (Personal and Commercial Lines)
  • Claims (Insurers and Independent Adjusting Firms)
  • Broker (Sales, Service and Marketing for Personal and Commercial Lines)
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Group Benefits
  • Administrative Support

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BI Claims Field Adjuster - EDMONTON

Are you looking to expand your Bodily Injury knowledge base? We are looking for someone who wants to utilize their analytical, negotiating and problem solving skills!

Our client, a predominant insurer in the Canadian marketplace, is looking for a Bodily Injury Field Adjuster to join their Edmonton team of insurance professionals. This organization believes in prioritizing excellent customer service while providing its employees with an unparalleled work/life balance.

The successful candidate will have exceptional attention to detail, strong organization skills, and be familiar with medical and legal terminology.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and adjust bodily injury claims
  • Put focus on the prompt and equitable settlement of claims
  • Ensure corporate policies are followed throughout the claims process
  • Explain policies and coverages to claimants
  • Obtain statements and attend the loss location to gather all relevant information
  • Document all files activities
  • Promote open communication channels with other adjusters, experts, and claims administrators
  • Direct investigations, negotiations, and evaluations of bodily injury claims

Qualifications:

  • Either have or actively pursuing CIP designation an asset
  • 3+ years in a Bodily Injury role or other relevant experience required
  • Good investigative and negotiating skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in a customer service environment

 

If you would like to apply for this job, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

 

 

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Broker Trainer - EDMONTON

Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring others? Do you have experience in commercial lines and are ready for a new challenge that will allow you to help shape the future careers of other insurance professionals? This might just be the role that you’ve been searching for!

Our client is an extremely professional brokerage that prides themselves on cultivating the best talent in the insurance industry. They are seeking a Training Facilitator to assist the customer service team and mentor junior staff members. Be a part of an organization that promotes education and career development for all of its employees!

This brokerage not only cares about your professional life, they also care about you as a person and offer flexible working arrangements for a work/life balance, as well as health/wellness initiatives to keep you feeling your best.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. If you have a comprehensive knowledge of insurance and feel passionate about educating others, this is the role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate training programs and onboarding for new hires.
  • Assist commercial lines team with submissions, endorsements, claims entries and payments as necessary
  • Ensure all junior staff members are familiar with workflows and EPIC broker management system
  • Liaise with management in order to ensure educational objectives are being met.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in commercial lines insurance
  • Experience training would be an asset
  • Knowledge of EPIC is required
  • Additional Insurance designations would be an asset
  • Strong prioritization, organization, and multitasking skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • A passion for the insurance industry and continuing education

 

Interested in applying for this role? Then send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

 

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Benefits Consultant - EDMONTON

Are you ready to take your background in Sales and Benefits to the next level? This exciting role will utilize all of your benefits expertise and will allow you to work for a dynamic and growing organization.

Our client is a globally recognized insurance brokerage who is seeking an experienced Benefits Consultant to expand their Edmonton market. They are actively seeking an individual with a proven track record in sales for benefits and life insurance.

If you are self-motivated, a team player, and a natural relationship builder, this is the role for you! You will be fully supported by a structured management team that will provide you with all of the tools you need for success.

Responsibilities

  • Produce new business through networking and various other means of prospecting;
  • Negotiate competitive terms with insurers and service providers
  • Ensure outstanding customer service is being provided at all times with a focus on client retention
  • Participate in industry functions and create strong relationships with prospective clients and industry professionals
  • Prepare presentations for clients based on their unique needs

 

Position Requirements

  • A related university degree would be an asset
  • At least 3 years of benefits experience
  • Life License in good standing;
  • A strong technical knowledgebase of all related products and markets
  • Exceptional communication skills and a strong priority on customer service.
  • The ability to flourish in a collaborative environment.
  • A passion for creative and innovative problem solving
  • Detail-oriented and organized.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, or would like to learn more, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

 

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Claims Examiner - EDMONTON

If you are looking to utilize your extensive claims knowledge in a rewarding career opportunity that offers flexibility, a work/life balance, and exceptional benefits. read on…

Our client is an ever expanding and evolving organization that prides themselves on providing a positive and supportive office environment. In this role you will apply your analytical, investigative, problem-solving, and communication skills to provide expert advice to the claims department.

This organization is offering an exceptional compensation package including exceptional health care benefits and a defined pension plan.

The Role You Will Perform

  • Examine claims and files to ensure that all company and industry standards have been met.
  • Work with complex CGL files that have numerous components
  • Facilitate and monitor the claims process from report to settlement
  • Providing feedback to clients throughout the claims process
  • Working as a part of a collaborative team is extremely important in this role
  • You will be provided with the opportunity to mentor and train junior staff members

Background Profile

  • A proven track record with both Property and Liability claims
  • Exceptional negotiation, communication, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • The ability to build professional relationships.
  • Proficiency when working with various commercial insurance products
  • Knowledge of municipalities and their relation to insurance claims would be an asset.
  • A desire for continuous learning

 

If this sounds like you or you have any questions, please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will be happy to give you a call!

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Senior Claims Adjuster - EDMONTON

Are you feeling under-utilized in your current adjusting role? Do you feel like you do not have the opportunity to advance your career if you stay where you are? This position can offer career development and a team-focused work environment.

Our client, a leading and innovative insurance company that prides itself on providing exceptional customer service, is looking for an experienced and personable Claims Adjuster to join their Edmonton team

The successful candidate will be responsible for the negotiation, evaluation, and settlement of large complex claims with a focus on commercial and auto claims.

Responsibilities:

  • Asses coverage, examine and provide professional direction.
  • Make contact with client on all new claims.
  • Set reserves and authorize payment.
  • Coordinate and perform timely investigations.
  • Document all communications.
  • Ensure all negotiations on claims are done with integrity and accuracy.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in property claims
  • Strong commercial claims and auto claims experience, including BI and AB
  • Currently working towards a CIP Designation would be considered an asset.
  • Must have exemplary communication, customer service and analytical skills.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

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Commercial Insurance Account Executive
the career step you’ve been looking for!
- EDMONTON

Are you ready to take the next step in your career with one of the leading commercial insurance brokerages in Western Canada? This opportunity can give you tremendous career growth potential!

Our client is an extremely established and professional brokerage that can provide you with the tools you need to succeed in today’s marketplace. They offer a fast-paced office environment and pride themselves on cultivating the best talent in the insurance industry. Be a part of an organization that promotes education and career development so you can be at the top of your game as an insurance professional.

This brokerage not only cares about your professional life, they also care about you as a person and offer flexible working arrangements for a work/life balance, as well as health/wellness initiatives to keep you feeling your best.

 

The Role You Will Perform:

  • Working as a part of a team in order to provide exceptional, well-rounded service
  • Build long-term professional relationships with clients and other insurance professionals
  • Use various sales techniques to grow a book of commercial lines business
  • Participate in and lead client presentations
  • Research each client’s business and marketplace in order to give knowledgeable advice and recommendations based on their unique needs.

 

 Background Profile:

  • Proven track record in commercial lines insurance
  • A focus on professionalism and customer service
  • Strong desire to succeed in a team-focused office
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

 

If you are interested in more details please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!

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Commercial Insurance Account Manager
independence in a fast-paced brokerage!
- EDMONTON

Do you feel like you are stagnating in your current role? Why not kick start your career with a brokerage that prides itself on an employee-first culture with lots of development opportunities!

Our client is a fast-growing and dynamic brokerage that promotes innovative and creative insurance solutions. If you are an out of the box thinker and brimming with great ideas, this is the place for you! They offer their clients with specialized programs so that you are able to focus on delivering excellent customer service and building strong professional relationships.

They offer a corporate culture with an emphasis on team work, development, and work tirelessly at being leaders in the marketplace. You will receive an extremely competitive compensation with a generous incentive package.

 

The Role You Will Perform:

  • Provide outstanding service to the existing book of business.
  • Negotiating terms and conditions with insurance providers and making presentations to clients
  • Keeping in touch with policyholders
  • Informing clients about new products
  • Checking and processing of policy documents, renewals, endorsements and cancellations
  • Liaise with key decision-makers and act as the main point of contact for clients.

 

Background Profile:

  • Experience in  transportation insurance would be an asset
  • A creative problem solver who thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Exceptional follow-up and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed

 

If you are interested in more details please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!

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Personal Insurance Account Executive - Red Deer

Advance your career in personal lines insurance with this extremely established brokerage! They provides a positive and team-focused environment and they are fully committed to their employees and clients!

Our client is an established brokerage with a strong reputation as a leader in the insurance industry. They strive to create a corporate culture based on inclusion and honesty while frequently participating in community events to keep connected with their clients.

They are seeking a personal lines broker who is passionate about both the sales and service side of insurance. In this role, you will manage and grow your own book of business. In this opportunity, you will be able to utilize your entire skill-set in a supportive and positive work environment.

They also offer continuing education training (both in-house and external), a competitive compensation package, and plenty of opportunities to take on more complex tasks. You can also receive financial and professional support in obtaining your CIP, FCIP, or CAIB designation to improve your knowledgebase and value.

 

The Role You Will Perform:

  • Work to develop strategies and marketing initiatives for renewals as well as prospective business.
  • Service and grow a book of personal business.
  • Liaise with underwriters and other brokers in order to provide the best coverage for each client’s needs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients as well as industry professionals.
  • Request and approve documentation for new contracts, policy changes, additions, deletions and renewals.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

Background Profile:

  • Expertise in personal lines insurance
  • Level 2 Insurance license
  • Strong negotiation, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team or independently

 

If you are interested in more details please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!

 

 

 

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IBU Account Executive - Grande Prairie

Want to propel your Commercial Lines career forward with a new role? If so, then this may be the new, exciting opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Our client focuses on making a difference in its clients’ lives through exceptional customer service and relationship building. They are looking for an experienced and qualified Account Executive to join their Small Business Division in Grande Prairie. The qualified individual will have exceptional organizational, customer service and communication skills, as well as a positive attitude to fit in with their office environment.

This is a developmental role that will allow you to grow your commercial lines skills in a supportive and challenging environment. You will have the opportunity to take over a small book of commercial lines business while working as a part of a team to add to your existing skillset.

 Responsibilities:

  • Multi-task and effectively prioritize work load on a daily basis.
  • Service a book of commercial business
  • Write new policies as necessary
  • Build relationships with underwriters and clients
  • Attend networking events to generate new business leads
  • Call existing clients to suggest additional coverages that may suit their needs
  • Handle general inquiries, manage policy changes, review policy documents, and follow up on claims
  • Educate clients as to what products and services that would be beneficial to them.

 

Qualifications:

  • CIP Designation or currently working towards it would be an asset
  • Must have a Level 2 Insurance license.
  • 2+ years of Commercial Lines experience.
  • Experience using Outlook and Microsoft word.
  • Comfortable dealing with clients and underwriters.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a team environment.
  • Strong communications and comfortable working in a sales environment.

 

If you are interested in this position, and feel you meet the qualifications, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

 

 

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Commercial Lines Account Manager - Red Deer

This role is perfect for a proven insurance professional that is motivated to move their career forward! Join a brokerage who looks out for its employees

Our client is a fast paced and thriving insurance brokerage who is seeking an experienced Commercial Lines Account Manager in their Red Deer office. This role comes with an excellent opportunity to advance with one of the most established brokerages in Alberta.

This brokerage focuses on providing an excellent client experience and gives its employees all of the tools they need to succeed. They are offering a competitive compensation plan, an extremely strong benefits package, and a collaborative team environment.

 

The Role You Will Perform:

  • Quote and sell New Business: primarily Commercial and Farm
  • Service and retain existing business
  • Front line underwrite to maintain a profitable book of business
  • Manage accounts receivables
  • Develop strong relationships with clients, staff, and underwriters
  • Market development responsibilities to expand existing client base, both geographically and market-based

 

Background Profile:

  • Proven track record in sales and service for commercial lines insurance
  • Strong relationship building skills with clients and underwriters
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Desire to provide an excellent customer experience

 

If you are interested in the role or would like to learn more about it, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!

 

 

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Brokerage Branch Manager - Central AB

Do you have a proven track record as a high-energy, motivational leader? Do you have the ability to successfully coach and mentor a team of insurance professionals? If so, this brokerage may hold the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Our client is a brokerage that is truly dedicated to its clients and maintaining high levels of customer service.  They are seeking to hire an experienced Insurance Branch Manager to join and lead a team of 10-15 staff in central Alberta. The successful individual will have management experience, proven leadership capabilities and a sound technical insurance background in both Commercial and Personal Lines.

Relocation assistance would be granted for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

  1. Communicate and execute sales and service processes within the branch.
  2. Ensure branch is operating efficiently and effectively.
  3. Manage the day-to-day operations of the branch.
  4. Coach, mentor, and support all staff members while ensuring they are fully engaged.
  5. Motivating employees to reach the organization’s goals as a team.
  6. Act as the face of the organization in the community by getting involved with local networking associations
  7. Managing and reviewing work flow processes to ensure a high level of efficiency
  8. Work closely with both the commercial and personal lines departments and monitoring performance statistics
  9. Participate in human resources functions such as interviewing, hiring, and performing annual reviews

Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to candidates with CIP, FCIP, or other post-secondary education
  • Strong commercial lines experience needed and personal lines experience would be an asset
  • Proven track record of leading, mentoring, and coaching a team of insurance professionals
  • Extremely strong communication skills with the ability to motivate others.
  • Strong knowledge of the insurance industry as a whole, and a passion for keeping up to date on trends and changes.
  • Ability to lead by example in a fast paced environment.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to grow
  • A community-minded mentality and the ability to get involved in local events and groups

If you feel you are a good fit for this position, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

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Claims Manager - VANCOUVER

Do you feel that your numerous years of claims adjusting experience as well as your coaching and mentoring skills make you a strong potential candidate for a Claims Manager role? If so, this may be the position you’ve been looking for to expand your insurance career!

Our client, a leading and innovative insurance company that prides itself on providing exceptional customer service, is looking for an experienced and personable Claims Manager to join their Vancouver team in the claims department.

The successful candidate will manage and oversee the property and casualty claims department and will provide a large amount of leadership which will in turn create effective and efficient work processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily operations of claims department to achieve organizational goals
  • Report on progress and daily activity
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are being followed
  • Liaise with various stakeholders and other insurance professionals in the industry
  • Act as claims authority and provide direction on insurance issues
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure quality of service is maintained at all times
  • Responsible for the hiring, mentoring and performance management of employees

Qualifications:

  • University Degree or Diploma related to business is preferred.
  • CIP designation or FCIP designation
  • Minimum of 10 years of complex claims handling experience
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Focus on provide exceptional levels of customer service
  • A passion for mentoring and training other staff members
  • A strong technical skillset in auto, property, and liability

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

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Commercial Insurance Account Manager - Calgary

Do you feel like you are stagnating in your current role? Why not kick start your career with a brokerage that prides itself on an employee-first culture with lots of development opportunities!

Do you feel like you are stagnating in your current role? Why not kick start your career with a brokerage that prides itself on an employee-first culture with lots of development opportunities!

Our client is a fast-growing and dynamic brokerage that promotes innovative and creative insurance solutions. If you are an out of the box thinker and brimming with great ideas, this is the place for you! They offer their clients with specialized programs so that you are able to focus on delivering excellent customer service and building strong professional relationships.

They offer a corporate culture with an emphasis on team work, development, and work tirelessly at being leaders in the marketplace. You will receive an extremely competitive compensation with a generous incentive package.

 

The Role You Will Play:

  • Provide outstanding service to the existing book of business.
  • Negotiating terms and conditions with insurance providers and making presentations to clients
  • Keeping in touch with policyholders
  • Informing clients about new products
  • Checking and processing of policy documents, renewals, endorsements and cancellations
  • Liaise with key decision-makers and act as the main point of contact for clients.

 

Background Profile:

  • Experience in large commercial insurance would be an asset
  • A creative problem solver who thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Exceptional follow-up and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed

 

If you are interested in more details please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!