Personal Lines Team Leader - Personal Lines Group Insurance - IW- 8472

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Job number: IW- 8472


Job title: Personal Lines Team Leader - Personal Lines Group Insurance

Location: Markham


We are currently seeking a Team Leader for our Group and House Account Department in our client's Markham, Ontario office. The Team Leader is accountable for sales, underwriting, providing direction and the day to day management in regards to our portfolio of group and personal lines house business, identifying and analyzing growth opportunities, managing issues and ensuring that the Company client promise is consistently delivered.  


· Lead and manage a team including the hiring, development, retention, reward and motivation of staff

· Manage underwriting referral process with staff and be able to communicate with markets clearly and concisely to convey individual account underwriting requirements within binding authority guidelines and within company underwriting strategy

· Manage the continuous improvement of people and processes including account allocation, workload planning and prioritization, training & development, goal setting, performance reviews, and coaching.

· Maintain and develop strong relationship with key partners to develop business opportunities. Attend client and industry functions as required

· Monitor and understand business performance and results on a continual basis - identifying and managing issues in addition to opportunities to improve growth, profitability and service.

· Provide technical expertise and advice regarding products, systems, and processes

· Identify, investigate, and develop new business/expansion opportunities

· Participate in file reviews & audits


· RIBO licensed

· A minimum of 6 years industry experience with a minimum of 2 years current experience in a management or team leader role with a team of 3 persons or more

· In depth understanding of all personal lines products

· High level knowledge of Power Broker, Compuquote, EZITV, RCT

· Sales Experience

· Demonstrated commitment to high standards of performance and goals

· Strong communication, interpersonal & decision making skills

· Excellent written communication skills

· Resourceful in identifying and analyzing data and defining critical issues and alternatives

· Excellent organizational and time management skills

· Knowledge of Group Personal Lines would be an asset


Benefits, Salary, bonus, free parking.

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 Otis Wong at 416-868-6711 ext 234 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, please feel free to ask them about this position.


  • City: Markham
  • Market segment: Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: RIBO
  • Expertise: Underwriting - Personal Lines , Customer Service - Personal , Broker Management , Customer Service-Management , Customer Service - Group , Broker-Personal , Broker - Group , Customer Service - Group , Call Centre Management , Group Underwriter
  • Minimum experience required: 5 to 6 Years