Work from Home-Bilingual Life Underwriter # 7696 - IW-7696

Date of modification: October 27, 2020

Job number: IW-7696


Job title: Work from Home-Bilingual Life Underwriter # 7696

Location: Calgary, Moncton, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver


 Work from Home, Bilingual Intermediate Life Underwriter,  

Based anywhere in Canada 



The Intermediate Underwriter maintains Company profitability through favourable mortality by reviewing and assessing the financial risk of individual life insurance applications. The incumbent is guided by defined procedural constraints and works under the moderate supervision of the Manager, Retail Insurance operations.






 • Assesses risk in a timely manner to an approval limit of $1,500,000 for individual life and $500,000 for critical illness polices

• Develops and maintains strong relationships with potential and current clients

• Provides sound risk decisions and related support to the Sales & Marketing and Retail business line teams

• Assess the mortality and financial risk for individual life insurance products through an analysis of financial and medical information via paper-based, electronic and telephone underwriting

• Provide support to the Sales team in the management of the distribution relationship

• Interact with reinsurance providers to spread risk on retention amounts that exceed the company's retention limit

• Consult with Senior team members, Medical Directors, or Technical Lead and Senior Management on any questionable situations

• Participate as an active team member for assigned projects

• Review the work of junior team members and provide coaching as required Knowledge / Experience / Certification

• 3+ years work experience as an individual underwriter

• Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, email, internet and database computer software

• Well-developed knowledge of medical terminology

• Bilingualism is a must 



Education / Professional Courses

 • FLMI / FALU designation or currently working towards

• Completion of a university degree in life sciences, nursing or kinesiology


Key Skills

• Well-developed analytical and problem resolution skills


If interested in this opportunity pleaase apply via email to or call at 647-624-9609. 



  • City: Toronto
  • Market segment: Life Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)
  • Expertise: Life Underwriter
  • Minimum experience required: 3 to 4 Years