Sr Underwriting Consultant in Montreal, QC

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Reinsurance Group Of America   •  

Montreal, QC H1A 0A1

Industry: Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 57 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director, Underwriting, the Sr Underwriting Consultant assumes responsibility for the risk selection in order to meet departmental objectives.


  • Underwrites the most complex facultative underwriting risks, according to RGA underwriting guidelines
  • Possesses a superior understanding of both medical and financial underwriting techniques, and stays current on related industry trends and advancements
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge to the most complex case work
  • Has a solid understanding of high net worth sales concepts and their application in the market, and can teach this to others
  • Provides superior technical expertise and support to client companies
  • Demonstrates ability to work productively in high pressure environment and with the most demanding clients
  • Acts independently on the most complicated cases, within specified authority
  • Co-signs cases from more junior underwriters and provides guidance, training and mentoring
  • Actively supports the department management by providing input, assisting in training, leading team discussions, participating in projects, and being a positive contributor to the resolution of technical or client issues
  • Liaises with other RGA departments to share knowledge and assist with client projects, as necessary
  • Participates in RGA events and industry activities & fosters relationships with key clients


  • College diploma or University degree or equivalent working experience
  • 11+ years of experience in direct or reinsurance underwriting, working in High Net Worth and large case underwriting
  • Proven track record in risk selection with complex substandard cases, large case underwriting, and application of advanced sales concepts.
  • FLMI or FALU designations, or significant progress towards obtaining these or other related industry designations
  • Bilingual French/English (oral and written) an asset


  • Superior knowledge of medical terminology, insurance and contract law, and accounting principles as applied to risk selection
  • Ability to handle the risk selection on complex co-morbidities and large lines
  • Ability to make complex decisions based on limited data, and explain the basis of those decisions
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Solid time management & organizational skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend a large volume of advanced medical and complex financial information in a timely fashion
  • Works as a positive influencer with the team and actively contributes to ideas and solutions
  • Proactively builds strong interpersonal relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self motivated, flexible and creative
  • Strong client focus

Valid Through: 2019-9-17