Posted on May 26, 2009 - GC873

Company: Economical Insurance Group
Position: GIS/Product Analyst
Location: Waterloo, Ontario or Montreal, QC
Salary: $50-55,000
Contact Name: Jen Pescod
Deadline: June 9, 2009

Job Description

Positions will be in Montreal or Waterloo

Analyst, Product & Pricing

We have an immediate opening for an energetic, motivated and driven individual to join the product management team of one of the fastest growing Canadian-owned property and casualty insurance companies in Canada. Reporting to the Manager, Products and Pricing, you are responsible for all phases of new and existing product research, product design and implementation.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Providing business and underwriting consulting expertise to Head Office, Regional and Divisional stakeholders.
  • Supporting and working with field operations to design and implement product changes to achieve corporate growth and profitability objectives.
  • Facilitating discussions with Regional and Division Managements, IT and other internal stakeholders.
  • Co-ordinating the product management process.
  • Conducting demographic and other consumer research to understand the needs of the consumer for product development initiatives.
  • Conducting competitive product and pricing research.
  • Developing and maintaining databases on competitor products and rates.
  • Assisting/monitoring the performance of the portfolio against the operational plan.
  • Completing underwriting and rate filings.
  • Creating and maintaining Product & Pricing manuals and ensuring that changes are implemented correctly in a timely manner.
  • Developing and maintaining forms and policy wordings for associated products.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Fluent English communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Professional, friendly and courteous in all interactions, whether with customers or co-workers.
  • Perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure.
  • Team player adaptable to a changing environment. 



Job Qualifications


  •    University degree or a college diploma or the CIP designation.
  •    Preference will be given to candidates with personal lines product research and management experience.
  •    Candidates with a proficiency, or willingness to learn, the following computer-based tools: MapInfo, MS Access, MS Excel, Cognos Impromptu,   Compu-Quote will receive preference
  •    Strong facilitation skills to manage ongoing product changes with regions/divisions.

Other Information

We have 6 positions available. Positions will be located in either Waterloo, ON or Montreal, QC. Please email your resume to

Economical Insurance Group
111 Westmount Road

Waterloo, On

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