This is an opportunity to join a team the supports the Growth Strategy at Great-West Life by handling all the underwriting functions for new business quotes that are received from all across Canada.We are looking for a creative and energetic Underwriting Account Manager to meet profit and growth objectives by considering industry, economic outlook, administrative requirements, financial arrangements and historical experience. You will join the team which combines creativity, collaboration, and innovation to improve the experience for our customers and to determine what Great-West Life can offer to a new client.Accountabilities:Assess the risk to determine if the client is a good fit for Great-West LifeProvide the appropriate pricing, funding arrangements, guarantees and investmentProvide a detailed explanation of our pricing methodology and provide the reasons behind our decisionsDetermine the return on capital as a measure of the client’s valueProvide responses to the Underwriting questions in our proposalSupport the implementation of successful new business clients and support the transition of new business to the renewal underwriting teamsInitiate process improvements and work on projects that will streamline our processes or assist with our decisionsQualifications and Competencies:A minimum of 3 to 5 years of underwriting experienceEducation/skills acquired through completion of a post-secondary degree or equivalentCEBS an assetExcellent communications and negotiation skillsStrong analytical abilityKnowledge of Group Benefits products, pricing and funding arrangementsAbility to manage multiple tasks and demanding deadlinesTake a “can do” approach and courageously explore what’s newSeek diverse perspectives and use insights for decision-makingFind opportunities to make a difference for our customers; drive for resultsFocus on customer solutions and continuous improvements; flexible and aim to understand what work will best help us meet customer needs and expectationsTake ownership of your development; set goals to deliver resultsDiscover your opportunity….Apply today!Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.