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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Bonding Broker - EDMONTON

  Do you take pride in creating rapport and trust in your...

 

Do you take pride in creating rapport and trust in your client relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of an organization that prides themselves on creative solutions in insurance and risk management? 

Our client is a globally recognized P&C insurance brokerage who is currently looking to expand their commercial product line into the Edmonton area. They are actively seeking an individual with strong Bonding and Construction background and relationship building skills for a Broker role.  This unique opportunity will allow you to work with the support of a large, structured brokerage. 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 back-end team and structured management system that will provide you with all of the tools you need for success.

The Role You Will Be Performing:

  • Ensure that bonds are completed accurately and efficiently.
  • Gather the necessary information to generate bid bonds, final bonds, and reference letters.
  • Liaise with the surety companies requesting bond approvals.
  • Participate in presentations to clients on how bonds will help their organization’s success
  • Work as a part of a team to generate and follow up on leads from other departments.
  • Monitor annual and quarterly monitoring as required by Surety companies.
  • Manage annual bid bond service fees.
  • Act as the first point of contact for each of the assigned accounts.
  • Manage and oversee commercial bonds.

 

Background Profile:

  • Expertise in surety bonding and commercial insurance
  • 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 more details please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!

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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 think you would be a good fit or you would like more information, please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

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Commercial Lines
Account Manager
- EDMONTON

Do you take pride in creating rapport and trust in your client relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career in Commercial Lines in an organization that prides themselves on creative solutions in insurance and risk management?

 

Our client, an established brokerage, is looking for a Commercial Lines Account Manager to join their Edmonton team of insurance professionals. The qualified individual will have exceptional customer service and communication skills, as well as the ability to maintain and grow an established book of business.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding service to the existing book of business while still working on expanding client base.
  • Provide proposals to various insurers for quotation.
  • Develop a slate of new business activities each year.
  • Work with Account Assistant to ensure all client policies are appropriately documented.
  • Negotiating terms and conditions with insurance providers and making presentations to clients
  • Keeping in touch with policyholders and clearing up problems, if any
  • Informing clients about new products
  • Preparing invoices and collecting premiums
  • Responsible for preparation of insurance forms
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Level 2 Insurance license.
  • 3+ years of Commercial Lines experience.Other insurance licenses or designations will be considered an asset
  • 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 service focused 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 Executive
- EDMONTON

Are you ready to take the next step in your career with one of the leading commercial insurance brokerages in 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 Play:

  • 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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Junior Commercial Broker - CALGARY

  If you are looking to take on new challenges and learn...

 

If you are looking to take on new challenges and learn commercial insurance, ready to take the next step in your insurance career, then this just may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Our client, a successful brokerage that prides itself on providing a positive and engaging work environment, is looking for a Personal Lines/IBU Broker to join their Calgary team. The successful candidate will work within a team-oriented environment and ensure that all client policy needs are met.

This is the perfect opportunity to learn commercial lines in a brokerage environment with a supportive and friendly team.

 

Job Duties:

  • Provide Sales and Service for new and existing business
  • Present renewals to clients.
  • Effectively manage customer expectations.
  • Review and analyze claims and discuss with clients.
  • Explain coverage to clients.
  • Prepare marketing submissions, proposals and summaries of insurance.
  • Review daily activity report.

 

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of experience in Personal Lines or Commercial Lines
  •  Previous experience in an insurance servicing role
  • Level 1 Insurance License required
  • Strong communication, decision making and judgment skills.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and detail-oriented

 

If this sounds like a position for you, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com

 

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Bonding Broker - CALGARY

  Do you take pride in creating rapport and trust in your...

 

Do you take pride in creating rapport and trust in your client relationships? Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of an organization that prides themselves on creative solutions in insurance and risk management? 

Our client is a globally recognized P&C insurance brokerage who is currently looking to expand their commercial product line into the Calgary area. They are actively seeking an individual with strong Bonding and Construction background and relationship building skills for a Broker role.  This unique opportunity will allow you to work with the support of a large, structured brokerage. 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 back-end team and structured management system that will provide you with all of the tools you need for success.

The Role You Will Be Performing:

 

  • Ensure that bonds are completed accurately and efficiently.
  • Gather the necessary information to generate bid bonds, final bonds, and reference letters.
  • Liaise with the surety companies requesting bond approvals.
  • Participate in presentations to clients on how bonds will help their organization’s success
  • Work as a part of a team to generate and follow up on leads from other departments.
  • Monitor annual and quarterly monitoring as required by Surety companies.
  • Manage annual bid bond service fees.
  • Act as the first point of contact for each of the assigned accounts.
  • Manage and oversee commercial bonds.

 

Background Profile:

  • Expertise in surety bonding and commercial insurance
  • 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 more details please email your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com and we will give you a call!

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Regional Compliance Officer - CALGAY

  Do you have a strong background in P&C Insurance and are...

 

Do you have a strong background in P&C Insurance and are looking for a unique role that will encompass your experience, analytical skills, and regulatory knowledge? Then look no further!

Our client, a globally recognized insurance brokerage is seeking a Regional Compliance Officer to join their team of insurance professionals. The successful candidate will have exceptional attention to detail, great investigative and analytical skills along with a strong understanding of compliance regulations within the P&C Industry. This role will be responsible for Western Canada and will require occasional travel.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform regularly scheduled audits on all files in accordance with compliance guidelines
  • Distribute findings from audits to staff members and management
  • Keep up-to-date with new legislation and regulations
  • Train new and existing staff members in all areas of compliance, as well as providing ongoing support and advice for the commercial lines team
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of new policies and procedures
  • Ability to multi–task in a time sensitive environment and handle job responsibilities with a sense of urgency
  • Comply with all reporting standards and provide regular status updates to senior management

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to work in a team environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of Commercial Insurance knowledge
  • Exceptional presentation skills to individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Self-starter, capable of working alone or with others.
  • Secondary degree or professional designation would be an asset
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills

 

 

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, 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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Branch Manager
(Central Alberta)
- CENTRAL ALBERTA

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!