Careers

As a property and casualty insurance specialist for more than 100 years, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) seeks opportunities to be the preferred insurance carrier. At SMI, we not only celebrate people, but we are driven by a relentless need to build personal connections resulting in exceptional customer experiences. Join a team that strives to become a beacon of hope in times where people need us the most.

SMI is looking for a permanent, full-time Claims Clerk to join our growing team. Reporting to the Claims Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for processing clerical work of the Claims Department. They will be responsible for processing claims including openings, coding, and cheque issuance, as well as locating and filing documents for incoming mail, providing switchboard relief for the receptionist, and printing various documents.

The successful candidate will have completed their Grade 12 education and have a minimum of six months experience in an office. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, effective keyboarding skills, and the ability to perform detailed work accurately, as well as the ability too establish and maintain positive working relationships.

WHY SMI?

Come grow your career with a company committed to putting people first.  When people join SMI, they are here to stay!  At SMI, we take pride in caring for our employees as it is the collaborative efforts of our entire team which will allow us to continue to remain successful today and into the future.

This unionized position offers an annual salary range of $39,768 – $44,880, a comprehensive benefits package, a fun and inclusive work environment, professional development opportunities and the potential for further advancement within the company.

HOW TO APPLY

SMI is doing amazing things and we want YOU to be part of our team and continued success!  If this sounds like the opportunity for YOU, we want to hear from YOU!

Please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume with Claims Clerk in the subject line to:

Human Resources
Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company
279 3rd Avenue North
SASKATOON SK S7K 2H8
Confidential Fax: (306) 653-3542
E-mail: [email protected]

The posting will remain open until the positions are filled.  SMI thanks all interested candidates; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result at a minimum every seven (7) days. The cost for obtaining and providing proof of all negative COVID-19 test results is the responsibility of the individual. The individual is responsible for having the COVID-19 test administered during non-working hours.  Self-administered take-home rapid antigen tests are not accepted as valid proof of negative COVID-19 test results.

As a property and casualty insurance specialist for more than 100 years, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) seeks opportunities to be the preferred insurance carrier. At SMI, we not only celebrate people, but we are driven by a relentless need to build personal connections resulting in exceptional customer experiences. Join a team that strives to become a beacon of hope in times where people need us the most.

We are very excited to be growing our SMI family.  We are on the search for a newly created, permanent, full-time position of Manager, Broker Services.  Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Marketing, the successful candidate will be the driving force behind sales and business development programs. They will be responsible for winning broker loyalty through exploring new ideas that create growth and simplify the broker experience. The Manager, Broker Services serves as a member of the management team; provides leadership, coaching and direction to staff; and contributes to the development of corporate strategy and future planning.

As Manager, Broker Services YOU Will Be Responsible For:

  • Creating and executing dynamic sales and business development strategies and programs to support the strategic direction of the Company, leading the sales and business development functions through understanding of the values, challenges and needs of the broker and policyholder.
  • Managing the Marketing Representatives and Administrative Assistant in a manner that builds and develops a high functioning team; overseeing training requirements, providing support in recruiting, work assignments, professional development and performance management; ensuring consistent messaging in support of the Company’s marketing and underwriting strategies.
  • Reviewing and analyzing quarterly broker results. Recommending to the AVP, Marketing any follow-up actions that may be required.  Ensuring brokers are supporting SMI in the classes of business needed to obtain their target mix.  Calculating annual contingent profit and administers the collection of all overdue agency accounts.
  • Reviewing and recommending to the AVP, Marketing the appointment and cancellation of brokers as well as agency license sponsorship requests.  Auditing broker licenses to verify they are compliant with the provincial licensing requirements.
  • Collaborating with the Manager, Marketing by proactively sharing best practices to identify creative opportunities, develop and execute marketing initiatives, including marketing communication plans, positioning strategies, marketing material design, campaigns, and event support.
  • Ensuring on-going marketplace research, supporting the Company’s product development strategies.
  • Incorporating design thinking into broker relations including empathy, broker and policyholder needs, collaboration, and testing new ideas with stakeholders.
  • Reimagining the broker and policyholder experience in relation to the Company’s products and services.
  • Participating in strategic planning for the Company.
  • Developing personal credibility with key brokers, stakeholders and customers, representing the Company at industry functions, and organizing and leading broker advisory meetings.
  • Acting as a role model who supports a positive organization culture.

 

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • A university degree in a relevant subject matter, or a Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five (5) or more years related experience in the property and casualty insurance industry, coupled with three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience leading and managing high performance teams.
  • Excellent communication, writing and editing skills.
  • A strong understanding of business development best practices and proven ability to translate vision into action.  A general understanding of insurance distribution channels along with the ability to build strong relationships with brokers and other stakeholders.
  • A general understanding of how underwriting profitability impacts overall corporate results and capital requirements. The ability to understand and interpret financial statements and participate in the business planning process.
  • General knowledge of insurance underwriting, claims and reinsurance is an asset.
  • Ability to visualize, articulate, conceptualize or solve problems by making decisions that are logical and reasonable given the available information.
  • Detail oriented with a commitment to innovation.
  • Project management and coordinating skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and make decisions in a rapidly changing environment. Able to set priorities for self and overall department by creating a focus, eliminating roadblocks and knowing what will help or hinder goal accomplishment. Manages project deadlines and assigns work based on employees’ abilities and competence.
  • Expert knowledge in the latest carrier and broker technology.  Knowledgeable in leveraging marketing programs as part of an overall business strategy.  Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Managerial skills including interviewing and selecting employees, providing constructive feedback, motivating, conducting performance reviews, and training and development.
  • Practices a ‘hands-on’ approach when directing employees and empowers employees to be successful through training, developing and coaching. Holds people accountable by ensuring that they meet individual and organizational objectives in an appropriate manner. Monitors employee development plans and ensures alignment with department and Company goals.

 

WHY SMI

Come grow your career with a company committed to putting people first.  When people join SMI, they are here to stay! At SMI, we take pride in caring for our employees as it is the collaborative efforts of our entire team which will allow us to continue to remain successful today and into the future.

This position offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a fun and inclusive work environment, professional development opportunities and the potential for further advancement within the company.

HOW TO APPLY

SMI is doing amazing things and we want YOU to be part of our team and continued success!  If this sounds like the opportunity for YOU, we want to hear from YOU!

Please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume with Manager, Broker Services in the subject line to:

Human Resources
Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company
279 3rd Avenue North
SASKATOON SK S7K 2H8
Confidential Fax: (306) 653-3542
E-mail: [email protected]

The posting will remain open until the position is filled. SMI thanks all interested candidates; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result at a minimum every seven (7) days. The cost for obtaining and providing proof of all negative COVID-19 test results is the responsibility of the individual. The individual is responsible for having the COVID-19 test administered during non-working hours.  Self-administered take-home rapid antigen tests are not accepted as valid proof of negative COVID-19 test results.

As a property and casualty insurance specialist for more than 100 years, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) seeks opportunities to be the preferred insurance carrier. At SMI, we not only celebrate people, but we are driven by a relentless need to build personal connections resulting in exceptional customer experiences. Join a team that strives to become a beacon of hope in times where people need us the most.

SMI is looking for a permanent, full-time Underwriter to join our growing team. Reporting to the Underwriting Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing, evaluating, rating and processing new business, renewals and revisions for risks complex in nature.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two (2) years related insurance experience, completion of at least four (4) Insurance Institute Courses along with a positive commitment towards the completion of the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation, demonstrated by completing two Institute courses per year. The individual must have knowledge of policy rating and underwriting practices, excellent communication skills as well as the ability to lead, motivate and train other employees and act as a role model who supports a positive organizational culture. The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and to deliver quality service are also essential skills required for this position.

WHY SMI?

Come grow your career with a company committed to putting people first. When people join SMI, they are here to stay! At SMI, we take pride in caring for our employees as it is the collaborative efforts of our entire team which will allow us to continue to remain successful today and into the future….

This unionized position offers an annual salary range of $56,449 – $70,175, a comprehensive benefits package, a fun and inclusive work environment, professional development opportunities and the potential for further advancement within the company.

HOW TO APPLY

SMI is doing amazing things and we want YOU to be part of our team and continued success!

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume with Underwriter in the subject line to:

E-mail: [email protected]

Human Resources
Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company
279 3rd Avenue North
SASKATOON SK S7K 2H8
Confidential Fax: (306) 653-3542

The posting will remain open until the position is filled.  SMI thanks all interested candidates; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result at a minimum every seven (7) days. The cost for obtaining and providing proof of all negative COVID-19 test results is the responsibility of the individual. The individual is responsible for having the COVID-19 test administered during non-working hours.  Self-administered take-home rapid antigen tests are not accepted as valid proof of negative COVID-19 test results.

As a property and casualty insurance specialist for more than 100 years, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) seeks opportunities to be the preferred insurance carrier. At SMI, we not only celebrate people, but we are driven by a relentless need to build personal connections resulting in exceptional customer experiences. Join a team that strives to become a beacon of hope in times where people need us the most.

SMI is looking for two full-time, permanent Human Resources Coordinators (HRC) to join our growing SMI family. Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, the successful candidates will be responsible for facilitating all HR functions and programs and will play a vital support role in the lifecycle of an SMI employee.

As the Human Resources Coordinator YOU Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assisting with all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests.
  • Creating, updating and maintaining confidential employee records and other confidential HR related files (paper and digital).
  • Providing support with the recruitment process by posting vacancies, sourcing candidates, assisting with shortlisting, participating in the interview process, performing background checks, and issuing employment contracts.
  • Participating in and providing support with highly confidential labour relations matters including but not limited to employee investigations, discipline, terminations, grievances, disability leaves, etc.
  • Assisting the leadership team with performance management process.
  • Assisting with the development, updating and maintenance of job descriptions, HR processes, procedures, and policies.
  • Providing general administrative support with scheduling meetings, preparing information and agendas for HR related meetings and events.
  • Providing support in the research, design and implementation of HR tools, resources and initiatives to achieve higher levels of effectiveness and service delivery in the organization.
  • Providing support in relation to interpretation and administration of the collective bargaining agreement, HR policies and applicable legislation.
  • Assisting with payroll, benefits, and ad-hoc HR projects including audits of payroll, benefits and other HR programs and recommend corrective action.
  • Coordinating training sessions and seminars as well as assist with onboarding and off-boarding.
  • Producing and submitting reports on general HR activity.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
  • Supporting other assigned functions.


WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

  • A post secondary degree or diploma from a recognized business course with a concentration in human resources.
  • A minimum two (2) years human resources experience with at least one (1) year in a unionized workplace.
  • Knowledge of principals and concepts of human resource management.
  • Demonstrated experience working with systems, (i.e., Microsoft Office 365, MS Teams, SharePoint). Strong understanding of HRIS and is motivated to drive new initiatives and support process efficiencies.
  • High ethical standards and ability to lead by example.
  • A passion to develop and maintain positive relationship with individuals at all position levels and to help foster a positive and inclusive corporate culture.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skill with and ability to positively influence individuals throughout the organization
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and manage multiple tasks and deadlines despite interruption.
  • Ability to demonstrate high attention to detail.


WHY SMI

Come grow your career with a company committed to putting people first. When people join SMI, they are here to stay! At SMI, we take pride in caring for our employees as it is the collaborative efforts of our entire team which will allow us to continue to remain successful today and into the future.

This position offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a diverse and inclusive work environment, professional development opportunities and the potential for further advancement within the company.

This position is based at the SMI Head Office in Saskatoon.

HOW TO APPLY

SMI is doing amazing things and we want YOU to be part of our team and continued success!  If this sounds like the opportunity for YOU, we want to hear from YOU!

Please submit an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume with HR Coordinator in the subject line by January 23, 2022 to:

Human Resources
Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company
279 3rd Avenue North
SASKATOON SK S7K 2H8
Confidential Fax: (306) 653-3542
E-mail: [email protected]

SMI thanks all interested candidates; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result at a minimum every seven (7) days. The cost for obtaining and providing proof of all negative COVID-19 test results is the responsibility of the individual. The individual is responsible for having the COVID-19 test administered during non-working hours.  Self-administered take-home rapid antigen tests are not accepted as valid proof of negative COVID-19 test results.

There are currently no openings at this time.

Interested in joining our team of professionals? Please submit all correspondence to:

Human Resources
279 3rd Avenue North
Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H8
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 1-306-653-3542

We thank you for your interest in SMI; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test result at a minimum every seven (7) days. The cost for obtaining and providing proof of all negative COVID-19 test results is the responsibility of the individual. The individual is responsible for having the COVID-19 test administered during non-working hours.  Self-administered take-home rapid antigen tests are not accepted as valid proof of negative COVID-19 test results.