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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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 Assistant - EDMONTON

Searching for a learning opportunity that will take your existing knowledge of the insurance industry and prepare you for an exciting career in commercial lines insurance? This is the perfect opportunity for you to propel your commercial lines insurance career forward into a development focused role.

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.

You will learn essential skills that will help you succeed in more senior commercial lines roles. Our client focuses on providing its employees with a professional and positive environment and they are seeking energetic junior insurance professionals to join their team!

The Role You Will Perform:

  • Provide assistance to Commercial Lines team.
  • Perform account transactions including ID cards, proposals, endorsements, certificates, binders, billing, cancellations, renewals,
  • Respond to client inquiries on a timely basis.
  • Assist with the collecting of renewal data on assigned accounts.
  • Review new business, renewals, and endorsements to insure items were received as ordered.
  • Maintain client files on computer system and use computer system for processing all transactions.

 

Background Profile:

  • Strong administrative and computer skills
  • General 1 Insurance License would be an asset
  • Previous insurance experience in either personal or commercial lines
  • Ability to thrive 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 CSR - EDMONTON

Are you an exceptional insurance professional that is looking to grow their existing commercial lines knowledgebase? If so, then we have an opportunity that will provide you with a positive work environment and the opportunity to be a part of a successful and growing organization.

Our client, a thriving insurance brokerage, is looking for a Commercial Lines CSR to attend to become an integral part of their team. The successful candidate will have a high attention to detail and be extremely organized. You will be responsible for servicing a book of commercial business and will be mentored by senior staff members.

The qualified candidate will have great communication skills as well as experience working in commercial lines and working on a 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.
  • Perform account transactions including ID cards, proposals, endorsements, certificates, binders, billing, cancellations, renewals,
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision.
  • Assist with the collecting of renewal data on assigned accounts.
  • Review new business, renewals, and endorsements to insure items were received as ordered.
  • Maintain client files on computer system and use computer system for processing all transactions.
  • Work with Account Executive to ensure all client policies are appropriately documented.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Level 2 Insurance license
  • 2-3 years of Commercial Lines experience
  • Experience using TAM would be an asset
  • Comfortable dealing with clients and underwriters
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills

 

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
perfect opportunity for someone in South Edmonton!
- EDMONTON

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 to work in a satellite community within an hours’ drive from Edmonton.  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 opportunity for upwards advancement for the right individual.

 

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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Surety Broker
a great opportunity in a respected brokerage!
- EDMONTON

This unique opportunity will allow you to work from home while participating in the development of a branch office for a proven commercial lines brokerage.

Our client is a globally recognized insurance brokerage who is currently looking to expand their commercial product line into the Edmonton area. They are actively seeking an individual with strong surety background and relationship building skills for a Surety Broker role.  This unique opportunity will allow you to develop a surety book of business 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!

This role consists of developing and servicing a book of surety business by following up on leads from Account Executives, cross-selling, up-selling, and making presentations. 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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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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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!

 

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Surety Broker
work in a welcoming team-oriented environment!
- CALGARY

This role will give you the flexibility you need to achieve long-term success in an environment that strives to provide you with support and a work/life balance.

Our client is a globally recognized insurance brokerage who is currently looking to grow their surety market in Calgary. This unique opportunity will allow you to develop a surety book of business 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!

This role consists of developing and servicing a book of surety business by following up on leads from Account Executives, cross-selling, up-selling, and making presentations. 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 Perform

  • 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!