Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
We are currently looking for dedicated , driven , and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.
Working under minimal supervision, the Senior Implementation Specialist participates in leading a team responsible for the successful delivery of changes to our insurance products, concentrating on the people, process and technological aspects of the change.
Provide daily guidance and support for the team to ensure:
Adherence to timelines; escalating challenges and resolution proposals in a timely manner
Subject matter expertise is provided to facilitate a common understanding of business requirements for a successful implementation
A partnership with Information Services to support transformational solutions which adhere to guiding principles, strategic goals and meet the business requirements
Successful collaboration and communication between all internal and external stakeholders
Organization wide consistency or documentation and stakeholder agreement of business reasons for differences
Successful resolution of business issues arising throughout the development, deployment and warranty period
Engagement and support for regional offices and other functional areas in the testing and warranty phase for implementation
Engage and support regional offices and other functional areas in the planning, development and delivery of training presentations
Contributes to process and procedure improvements with the Operational Excellence Team
Monitors industry landscape to assess possible business practice improvements
Mentor and develop team members through the sharing of knowledge and best practices
Perform peer review of documentation
Continuous learning and development
Perform other responsibilities as required
Minimum of 7 years of Property and Casualty industry experience
Post-secondary or related business experience required
Post-secondary degree/certificate in Business Analysis would be considered an asset
Completed or actively pursuing CIP or equivalent Property and Casualty industry designation
Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to conduct detailed analysis of information, and to select and implement best solutions in a timely manner
Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate at the right level for the audience and present information or arguments in a convincing manner and deliver effective training
Excellent planning and organizing skills, with the ability to develop and prioritize effective plans that define activities, resources, timelines, and cost estimates to consistently meet organizational goals
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to develop quality standards and mentor other teams members in adhering to them
Ability to facilitate high team moral
Ability and willingness to travel
Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful , challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.
If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.
Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.