Senior Actuarial Advisor - Commercial Lines



Senior Actuarial Advisor - Commercial Lines

Reference: R2216037

Duration: Full time

Work Location: Toronto, Mississauga, Montreal or Lévis, depending on the applicant selected

Unposting Date: 2022-09-6


At Desjardins, we believe in equity, diversity and inclusion. We're committed to welcoming, respecting and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all. At Desjardins, we have zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind. We believe our teams should reflect the diversity of the members, clients and communities we serve.


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Do you have good analytical skills? Is there no limit to your curiosity when it comes to innovation? Do you want to learn more and improve your skills? Be at the heart of stimulating projects by joining a critical service for the proper functioning and operation of DGIG. Come innovate and change the world of insurance with us! A world in constant change. Be part of the journey!


We don't offer you a job, we offer you job satisfaction! #Desjardinsdifference


The Commercial Lines Auto Ratemaking, Analysis & Business Solutions (OAW) team is looking for a candidate to join it as a Senior Advisor. You will be involved in many diverse and exciting mandates as we look to modernize our operations, grow profitably, and achieve our ambitious strategic plan. You will be involved in more traditional projects but also new ones that involve ridesharing and the sharing economy.


Main responsibilities

  • Perform thorough analysis and diagnosis, recommend innovative solutions for auto rate level, segmentation, business solutions and strategic projects
  • Develop or supervise the development of solutions for medium to longer-term projects to solve business problems. Work closely with Commercial Lines business units including the Desjardins Exclusive Agent Network, Operations and Underwriting to understand and implement solutions
  • Play an integrator or coordinator role with various working groups and represent the business unit before decision-making bodies
  • Represent the position of Desjardins with respect to external entities and partners
  • Recognized as a specialist, act as a reference source and coach for colleagues and peers.



  • Bachelor's degree iin Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or in a related field
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
  • Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered
  • Successful completion of at least seven CAS exams
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required


Specific knowledge

  • P&C Insurance knowledge, Microsoft Office Suite, SAS, VBA, R.


Desjardins Cross-sector skills

  • Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning


Key competencies for the job

  • Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset


What we offer

  • Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada's top 100 employers
  • Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs
  • A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture
  • A comprehensive compensation package, including competitive salary, bonus, defined benefit pension plan and benefits
  • Fitness reimbursement program of 400 dollars annually
  • Discounts on automobile and home insurance premiums
  • Full reimbursement of Insurance Institute of Canada courses
  • Free second-language course in the workplace
  • Reimbursement of job-related continuing education costs
  • Time off for study days for actuarial examinations


Why choose an actuarial career with Desjardins?

  • An organization that highly values actuaries
  • A technology and innovation leader
  • Offers exceptional training and work that will challenge your skill set
  • Offers the flexibility of working in Mississauga, Toronto, Montreal or Lévis
  • Offers a great rotation program that allows actuaries to gain additional experience in reserving, pricing, personal lines, and R&D
  • A company that focuses on members and clients


Other working conditions

Workplace: Position located in Toronto, Mississauga, Montreal or Lévis, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work #LI-Hybrid


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.


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