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Insurance Resource Officer

Across Canada
Early Career

Are you an insurance professional looking for new challenges?                           

The Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA) is searching for an experienced Insurance Resource Officer for a 9-month contract.


In this role, you will work on developing and maintaining insurance coverage documents, related support forms, and accompanying risk selection guidelines for use by OMIA member companies with a focus on commercial, including agriculturally based, exposures.

You will conduct market research, analyze mutual insurance company risk appetite needs and gaps, develop recommended solutions with multidisciplinary stakeholders, and complete documentation and materials required for implementation by member companies. You will work closely with the Manager of Insurance Services on maintaining and documenting forms and wordings, publishing and reporting on project work, and providing technical and practical advice to member companies and colleagues.

You will work with a broad range of insurance professionals including underwriters, marketers, claims professionals, loss prevention officers, distributors, and programmers. This is a versatile role where your experience and problem-solving skills will be put to good use.

Work Experience

  • You have ten years' experience in a property casualty insurance role with a focus on underwriting, including constructing commercial coverage and risk selection guidelines.
  • Auto insurance experience is not essential but would be beneficial.

Personal Competencies

You have the ability to:

  • Work independently within a team environment
  • Support the work of others as needed
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Manage your time and priorities to meet deadlines  
  • Complete work on your own initiative 
  • Focus on customers
  • Produce detailed and accurate work
  • Present work and updates to colleagues
  • Communicate clearly verbally and in writing


In considering candidates, the following educational background or equivalent employment experience will be of benefit:

  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) (or working towards it)

Environment and Travel*

Some travel may be required (up to 5 days annually). Occasional overnight travel may be beneficial in the role.  

Under normal conditions you would join our team of 26 firm believers in mutual insurance at our modern Leeds-certified office located close to the 401 in Cambridge. Our workplace includes a large fitness centre and outdoor walking path. Our positive workplace supports a balanced, healthy and family oriented lifestyle. We encourage participation in wellness programs, green team projects, and community and charitable events.

*At present, given the pandemic environment, almost all OMIA staff are working from home and this will continue well into 2021. A flexible work from home arrangement will be extended to you in this role.

Enjoy a great working environment and competitive salary.

If we've sparked your interest, please submit your resume to

The Ontario Mutual Insurance Association (OMIA) is the overarching trade association for 37 independent mutual insurance companies across Ontario. Each of these is 100% Canadian and owned by its policyholders, and each is more than a century old.

OMIA's function is to share resources, discuss issues of common concern, and explore opportunities for growth and development among our member companies. At OMIA, we enable our member companies to achieve and maintain a high level of excellence, by providing leadership through education, training, marketing and support services. As a result, Ontario Mutuals™ are among the most financially secure insurance networks in the world.    |

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