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Axis Insurance Managers Inc

Insurance Product Development Manager

Job Description 

Axis Insurance Managers Inc. dares to be Elite. We strive to be the best in our industry, helping people protect what matters most to them. We innovate. We collaborate. We push ourselves, and one another, to be more than we were the day before. To work with us means approaching each day with a passion for what you do, knowing that you make a difference – to your clients, to your colleagues, to yourself.

We’re looking for people who are continuously growing – from Good to Great, from Great to Elite.

As a Manager, Product Development, a typical day will include:

  • Working closely with:
    • Practice Group Leaders, Account Executives, Account Managers, and Marketers to identify product opportunities specific to their books of business;
    • Director, Market Management to negotiate growth agreements and incentives for new products with markets;
    • Internal Claims team to identify trends and gaps in coverage for product development;
    • Internal Marketing to develop sell sheets and presentations for new products; and
    • Internal Underwriter where products are specific to binding authorities.
  • Identifying and prioritizing opportunities for insurance product development, both within Axis existing book of business and for potential new clientele
  • Leading benchmarking projects
  • Leveraging market relationships to negotiate specific products
  • Managing a team of insurance professionals

You are passionate about:

  • Mentoring others to become the best they can be
  • Developing a high-performance, respectful team environment
  • Providing friendly, professional service
  • Making a positive difference to those around you
  • Sharing ideas and working with a great team of proactive, innovative thinkers
  • Learning, growing, and pushing past barriers
  • Living with integrity
  • Taking ownership of your work and actions

You’re outstanding at:

  • Building relationships – with clients, with underwriters, colleagues, and direct reports … YOU are a people person!
  • Staying on top of priorities … YOU know every deadline and live by your To-Do list!
  • Paying attention to the little things that make a big difference … YOU dot your I’s, cross your T’s, and check all your boxes to make sure it’s done right … the first time!
  • Managing your time … even in a pressure cooker, with deadlines looming, YOU keep your cool, knowing you’ve got this!
  • Proactively getting stuff done … YOU follow up and follow through!
  • Working behind the scenes to ensure an exceptional customer experience … YOU know that the customer expects excellence … and so do you!

Must haves:

  • At least 8-10 years of Commercial Insurance experience
  • General Agent Level II Insurance license through the Insurance Council of BC

You want a leg up?

  • CAIB or CIP insurance designation
  • Knowledge of EPIC

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Fun! From team-building activities to contests and giveaways, holiday parties to virtual/in-person social events, we believe in building connections, knowing that a happy team makes a happy workplace!
  • Career potential & leadership opportunities. We pride ourselves on training and mentoring for success.
  • Competitive Employee Benefits Plan. Axis has customized medical, dental, long-term disability, AD&D, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance coverage, for you & your family.
  • Work/Life Balance. Our offices operate 8:30am – 4:30pm, so no evenings or weekends. And we offer competitive Vacation time, meaning more time for you to get out and do You.

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