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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Senior Personal
Lines Underwriter
- EDMONTON

Is your enthusiasm infectious? Do you find solutions to problems? Do you love analyzing risks and building relationships with brokers? If so.... then our client has an ideal role for you!

 

Is your enthusiasm infectious? Do you find solutions to problems? Do you love analyzing risks and building relationships with brokers? If so…. then our client has an ideal role for you!

Our client is constantly looking for ways to help serve their clients better. They believe that it’s all about delivering genuine personal service, listening carefully to understand needs, creating tailored solutions and making contributions that make a difference.

This international insurer is looking for an energetic, career minded individual to join their Personal Lines Underwriting team. The successful candidate will interface with brokers, provide detailed underwriting and risk analysis on personal insurance policies, and work as a part of a team to promote the organization’s growth. You will also have the opportunity to mentor your staff members and share your technical expertise with your team.

This organization greatly values providing its employees with a strong work/life balance and offers a flexible work from home structure 3 days/week for successful candidates.

 

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Provide risk analysis for new business while adhering to company and industry policies.
  • Handle renewals, endorsements as well as adjustment to policies.
  • Data entry for policy information.
  • Build rapport with Brokers as well as clients.
  • Ensure all policies are compliant and all data is accurate.
  • Assist with the training and mentoring of junior staff.

 

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A minimum of 8+ years personal lines underwriting experience.
  • University degree/college diploma or equivalent experience would be an asset.
  • Working towards achieving their CIP designation.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive business partnerships with brokers
  • Proficient skill with computer applications
  • Ability to work well under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to go the extra mile to provide the best possible customer service

 

If this exciting opportunity intrigues you please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com.

 

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Personal Lines
Broker
- EDMONTON

Self-motivated, driven, goal-oriented, adaptable, knowledgeable and determined! If these are some of the qualities you possess and you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your proven sales abilities, then this is just the role you’ve been looking for!

 

Self-motivated, driven, goal-oriented, adaptable, knowledgeable and determined! If these are some of the qualities you possess and you are looking for an opportunity to utilize your proven sales abilities, then this is just the role 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 Account Executive to join their Edmonton team. The successful candidate will work closely with a sales team and ensure that all client policy needs are met.

 

Job Duties:

  • Network and make cold calls in order to create new business.
  • Pursue account opportunities and referrals from existing accounts.
  • Present renewals to clients.
  • Effectively manage customer expectations.
  • Review and analyze claims and discuss with clients.
  • Explain coverage to clients.
  • Up sell and cross sell.
  • Prepare marketing submissions, proposals and summaries of insurance.
  • Review daily activity report.

 

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of experience in Personal Lines
  • Level 2 Insurance License required.
  • Previous experience in a sales role would be an asset
  • Strong communication, decision making and judgment skills.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and profit motivated.

 

If this sounds like a position for you, please send 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?

 

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 Insurance
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!

 

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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Claims Supervisor - EDMONTON

Do you feel that your numerous years of claims adjusting experience and leadership experience make you ready to take the next step? If so, this may be the position you’ve been looking for to expand your insurance career!

 

Do you feel that your numerous years of claims adjusting experience and leadership experience make you ready to take the next step? 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 Supervisor to join their Auto Claims Department.

The successful candidate will manage and oversee an experienced team of 4-8 staff and will provide a large amount of leadership which will in turn create effective and efficient work processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily operations of the Auto 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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Insurance Brokerage
Branch Manager
- EDMONTON

Do you possess exceptional leadership skills and a strong background in insurance? Do you have exemplary mentoring and leadership skills? If you have answered yes to these questions, then we have the role you’ve been looking for!

 

Do you possess exceptional leadership skills and a strong background in insurance? Do you have exemplary mentoring and leadership skills? If you have answered yes to these questions, then we have the role you’ve been looking for!

Our client, a nationally recognized and respected brokerage that provides a variety of insurance products for business, individuals and families, is seeking to hire a Branch Manager to join their team of professionals in Edmonton.

The successful individual will have management experience, strong leadership capabilities and sound technical insurance background. This will be an active management role where the individual will be responsible for a team of insurance professionals in both Personal and Commercial Lines.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and execute sales and service processes within the branch.
  • Ensure branch is operating efficiently and effectively.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the branch.
  • Coach, mentor, and support all staff members while ensuring they are fully engaged.
  • Motivating employees to reach the organization’s goals as a team.
  • Work alongside team leaders to successfully lead a branch office of 80+ staff.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ in a current leadership position.
  • 3+ years’ experience dealing with Commercial Lines and Personal Lines Insurance.
  • A CIP or CAIB Designation is preferred.
  • Must have a Level 2 Insurance License.
  • Extremely strong communication skills with the ability to motivate others.
  • Proven track record of leading, mentoring, and coaching a branch office of over 50 individuals
  • Strong knowledge of the insurance industry as a whole, and a passion for keeping up to date on trends and changes.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to lead by example in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office and Insurance Software.

 

 

If you feel you are a good fit for this position or would like to learn more about it, please send your resume to barb@perkinsprosearch.com.

 

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Personal Lines
Insurance Broker
- CALGARY

Are you feeling under-utilized in your current Personal Lines 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 faced-paced work environment with a brokerage that is focused on providing you with the tools you need!

 

Are you feeling under-utilized in your current Personal Lines 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 faced-paced work environment with a brokerage that is focused on providing you with the tools you need!

Our client, an established brokerage in Calgary, is seeking an experienced Personal Lines CSR to join their team. This brokerage provides a high-energy, positive office environment with a strong focus on providing all of its employees with hands-on support and the resources they need to be successful. The qualified candidate will have great communication skills as well as experience working in personal lines and handling a book of business.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of client accounts.
  • Provide service to clients.
  • Prepare quotes and sell new policies to maintain new business goals.
  • Develop and manage relationships with insurance professionals.
  • Handle referrals from the commercial lines team.
  • Process changes and issue insurance documents.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Personal Lines experience.
  • Level 1 Insurance License.
  • CAIB or CIP Designation or working towards it would be considered an asset.
  • Must be client focused with outstanding customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines.

 

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

 

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Commercial Insurance
Account Executive
- CALGARY

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!

 

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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Commercial Insurance
Account Executive
- RED DEER

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!

 

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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Rural Insurance Brokerage
Branch Manager
- ALBERTA

Do you have a proven track record as a high-energy, motivational leader? Of do you feel ready to take that next step into a leadership role? If so, this brokerage may hold the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

 

Do you have a proven track record as a high-energy, motivational leader? Of do you feel ready to take that next step into a leadership role? 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 3-10 staff in a satellite community in central Alberta. The successful individual will have proven leadership capabilities and a sound technical insurance background in either Commercial or Personal Lines.

A partnership opportunity would be an option for the right candidate!

Relocation assistance would be provided if needed.

 

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 or personal lines experience
  • 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.
  • The ability to get a Level 3 License or currently hold it
  • 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