Junior Underwriter, Multi-Network

May 04, 2021

(Work place: Lévis)

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-06In your role as Underwriter, Multi-Network, you assist with medical underwriting to provide sound management of life and health insurance risks. You analyze and assess risks and review life and health insurance applications.You serve as a technical collaborator and provide discipline-specific support for your unit's activities, initiatives and processes. The ability to tailor your approach is therefore essential. You conduct research and technical analyses about procedures, information management and data processing.You leverage your sound decision-making skills to resolve technical issues and help develop and improve work methods and procedures.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for projects and operational issues.

  • Handle requests for information and carry out technical studies, research and analysis. Serve as resource person for the submission of solutions and action plans.

  • Prepare technical notes to enhance the skills and knowledge of users and their teams.

  • Help practitioners follow your unit’s processes and use its business solutions, tools and systems.

Additional responsibilities

  • Analyze Junior level insurance requests and make quality decisions

  • Synthesize the medical and non-medical information received

  • Identify the information relevant to the study of the insurance request

  • Manage risk according to business rules

Other working condition

  • Number of jobs available: 1


  • College diploma in a related field

  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered.

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required.

Specific knowledge

  • Knowledge of the medical and insurance industries (an asset)

  • Knowledge of technologies

  • Independent speaker, upper intermediate knowledge of English

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Decision quality, Situational adaptability

Work Location

200, rue des Commandeurs Lévis

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Life and health insurance (FG)

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