Senior Group Benefits Underwriter - 8389 - IW-8389

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Job number: IW-8389


Job title: Senior Group Benefits Underwriter - 8389

Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Kitchener, London, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver


Working with a large Group Benefits provider who is in search for a Senior Underwriter to support their partners through timely and accurate risk assessment and rating for the development of new business proposals & complex/special renewals (including and not limited to, large cases, ASO, refund).

Title: Senior Group Benefits Underwriter

Location: Work from Home anywhere in Canada


  • Review requests for proposals to ensure accurate data and plan design information is in order for all quotes
  • Entering in all information into MIRA or workbook, WEBS, to produce a proposal or provide factors for the partner
  • Re-evaluate proposal based on either new employee data, new rates or updated plan design information
  • Responding to Partner’s inquiries in a timely manner
  • Providing the CSLs or CSRs with alternates for in-force groups
  • Supporting the quotes team and renewals team or the large case underwriter as needed, to ensure volumes are manageable and response time is within SLA
  • Generates new and innovative approaches to problems


  • Completion of post secondary education
  • 5+ years of Group Underwriting experience, including negotiations
  • Completion of working towards completing GBA/CEBS Designations would be an asset
  • Extensive Understanding of group benefits
  • Exhibits strong mathematical ability and is proficient with computers and new technology.
  • Willing to go the distance; do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Adaptability to change 
  • Work well under pressure with tight deadlines 
  • Acts as a go-to person for the enlarged Underwriting team
  • Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Able to stay on track and meet deadlines

 DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Maurice Reichberg at 416-868-6711 x.232 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.


  • City: Toronto
  • Market segment: Group Benefits - Medical
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CEBS Partial Completion, Post Secondary Education
  • Expertise: Underwriting - Group Benefits , Group Benefits
  • Minimum experience required: 5 to 6 Years