Build your career at Farm Mutual Re

Farm Mutual Re is a great place to work and grow professionally. Our outstanding corporate culture is focused on people and the development of long-term relationships. As a company, we value honesty, integrity and accountability. We’re also committed to accessibility and equal opportunity hiring practices.

Careers

If you have any questions, please email us at recruitment@farmmutualre.com

Current Employment Opportunities

Actuarial Team Leader/Senior Actuarial Analyst

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Kitchener/Waterloo’s top employers as Actuarial Team Leader or Senior Actuarial Analyst.  In this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering on their promises, and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

The Actuarial Team Leader or Senior Actuarial Analyst holds a superior level of responsibility, using accepted actuarial practices to support stakeholder’s pricing strategies by ensuring rate adequacy and equity and risk management strategies by quantifying and monitoring the risk selection and risk measurement.

The duties include leading and executing pricing and risk selection modelling, planning, developing and monitoring rating and modelling implementation, providing rate review consulting services, estimating and reporting the portfolio performance prospectively and retrospectively. If hired as Actuarial Team Leader, responsibilities will also include leading the performance of a small technical team.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Participate in the design, implementation, and monitoring of an effective methodology for identifying, assessing, and reporting on the effectiveness of the Company’s internal control over actuarial reporting.
  • Lead the ORSA risk measurement process to support the organization’s annual ORSA report by developing consistent models and methodologies to estimate actuarial sound risk measurements.
  • Provide guidance and support to actuarial analysts in developing rating models for different lines of business and other business segments.
  • Validate the data used in pricing/planning to ensure accuracy of the information.
  • Review performance against targets, performs root cause analysis and provides recommendations for remedial action to address the underlying issues.
  • Develop and review the rate monitoring process and tracks technical rate deviations.
  • Lead the annual business plan process to support Finance Department through developing and estimating short-term and long-term loss projections and ensuring consistent models and methodologies are applied.
  • Develop and create profitability reports for segments of interest.
  • Research external benchmarks for dealing with low credibility lines.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics and Statistics is required
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in actuarial pricing
  • For the team lead position: ACAS credentials and above is required; for the senior actuarial analyst role: working towards ACAS credentials is required
  • P&C (re)/insurance experience preferred
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Strong data and statistical analysis skills
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software, database query software

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, we take our values to heart and put them into our work every day. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario, off the 401, in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. We support a work from home environment that includes technology and home office furniture support.  We focus on the wellness of our employees providing complimentary access to virtual and on-site fitness classes and one-on-one wellness coaching. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy, and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age. 

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Reinsurance Technical Underwriting Specialist

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Kitchener/Waterloo’s top employers as Reinsurance Technical Underwriting Specialist.  In this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering on their promises, and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

The Reinsurance Technical Underwriting Specialist holds a superior level of reinsurance skill, experience and responsibility and is accountable for providing technical guidance and support for facultative and treaty reinsurance underwriting.

This collaborative role provides coaching, support and guidance to reinsurance underwriters and leaders on the technical aspects of reinsurance placements, special acceptance contract requests and reinsurance programs. The Reinsurance Technical Underwriting Specialist also acts as a liaison with business partners and develops and recommends innovative reinsurance rating solutions.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Provide coaching, support and guidance to reinsurance underwriters and leaders on the technical aspects of reinsurance placements, special acceptance contract requests and reinsurance programs.
  • Support reinsurance team leaders in the development of the technical reinsurance skills of their employees. Provide input, feedback, and training to team members on complex issues.
  • Analyze property and casualty assumed reinsurance opportunities in collaboration with our Actuarial team.
  • Determine participation, pricing, and negotiate contract details for treaty and facultative reinsurance.
  • Develop relations with business partners and assumed reinsurance clients to grow Farm Mutual Re’s portfolio.
  • Monitor, analyze and develop reports on reinsurance programs for Farm Mutual Re leaders.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on the interpretations of policy wordings, manual rules, underwriting guidelines, and rates as well as government regulations.
  • Monitor reinsurance agreements for their continued effectiveness researching and assisting in the development of reinsurance solutions as required.
  • In conjunction with business partners, create, negotiate, and provide product, pricing, and risk selection criteria in support of reinsurance programs.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education in a related field.
  • CIP, ARe or equivalent designation.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience of related experience.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills as well as listening skills.
  • The ability to interpret and make decisions.
  • Sound judgement and demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • The ability to analyze facts, compare data, information and input from a variety of sources and select appropriate conclusions.
  • An active team player who collaborates with others.

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, we take our values to heart and put them into our work every day. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario, off the 401, in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. We support a work from home environment that includes technology and home office furniture support.  We focus on the wellness of our employees providing complimentary access to virtual and on-site fitness classes and one-on-one wellness coaching. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy, and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or age.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Facultative Underwriter

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

We currently have an amazing opportunity to join one of Kitchener/Waterloo’s top employers as Facultative Underwriter within our Reinsurance department.  In this exciting position, you will have the opportunity to join a culture that prides itself on being honest, transparent, believes in delivering their promises, and is committed to doing what is right.

The Role:

The Facultative Underwriter will perform a range of functions for the Reinsurance Department with respect to property and casualty underwriting.  The role focuses on the underwriting of facultative reinsurance placements and contract special acceptance requests.  In addition, assistance is provided in the maintenance of reinsurance programs.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Analyze property & casualty reinsurance risks and determine whether to assume or decline.
  • Negotiation, pricing, and placement of facultative reinsurance.
  • Ensure facultative applications submitted are in accordance with Member Company contractual agreements and investigate variances.
  • Review and evaluate risk assessments ensuring compliance with established Farm Mutual Re guidelines.
  • Provide guidance on the interpretations of policy wordings, manual rules, underwriting guidelines, and rates.
  • Research and assist in the development of reinsurance solutions.
  • Assist in the research for product, pricing, and risk selection criteria in support of reinsurance programs.
  • Compose and prepare correspondence to Member Companies and reinsurers, and other letters/memos as required.
  • Liaises with Member Companies and business partners (OMIA, reinsurers) in the areas of property and casualty reinsurance including other reinsurance contracts.
  • Acts as contact/resource person for various business partners, providing clarification/information of Members’ underwriting practices, manual rules/guidelines, securing good communication and excellent working relationships.
  • Attends seminars, conferences and courses relating to underwriting trends, issues, and education, as required.
  • Develop reports for Farm Mutual Re’s Reinsurance renewals as required.
  • Compile and prepare communications.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Solid technical knowledge having 3 to 5 years of prior related experience.
  • A college diploma or an equivalent level of education is required.
  • Working towards Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • The ability to analyze facts, compare data, information, and input from a variety of sources and select appropriate conclusions.
  • An active team player who actively collaborates with others.

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, we take our values to heart and put them into our work every day. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario, off the 401, in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. We support a work from home environment that includes technology and home office furniture support.  We focus on the wellness of our employees providing complimentary access to virtual and on-site fitness classes and one-on-one wellness coaching. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy, and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age.

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

Software Developer (1 Year Contract)

Join our Canadian reinsurance company and experience the passion it takes to empower and advance our mutual insurance community!

This position has the option to work fully remote.

We are currently seeking four (4) Software Developers for our IT Department to fulfill a one-year contract position.  The successful candidate will be responsible for building .NET applications and microservices APIs (using .NET, .NET Core, Angular, etc.).  This individual will also work with Business product owners to come up with efficient solutions to streamline the business processes and will deliver on requirements for new and existing solutions. This role will help to continuously improve tooling and processes and will participate in peer reviews/QA.

The Role:

The Software Developer’s primary responsibility will be to design and develop our .NET and web applications, and to coordinate with the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is essential.

We may require you to work nights, weekends, or holidays on a rotational basis to ensure 24×7 coverage.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Integrate data storage solutions.
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • QA your teammates deliverables.
  • Configure, perform, and report web services capacities.
  • The selected candidate will be a key member of a core development team participating in all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Responsible for the quality and completeness of detailed technical specifications, solution designs, and code reviews as well as adherence to non-functional requirements.
  • Oversees technical deliverables for new development and maintenance projects through the software development lifecycle, including validating the completeness of estimates, quality and accuracy of technical designs, builds and implementation.
  • Proactively accesses technical issues and risks that could impact project schedule.
  • Work with other leads on application design and architecture.
  • Work with product owners to ensure that client expectations are met and that project schedules are adhered to.
  • Interact with end users to understand requirement specifications, perform analysis, documentation, design, and code test solutions, and write user manuals.
  • Documents, develops, maintains, and upgrades existing applications.
  • Modifies applications as required, based on the desired architecture.
  • Contributes to implementation efforts (UAT, environment setup, end user support).
  • Uses tools to report activities and update project status as required.

Your Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent, plus a minimum 5 years of advanced hands-on experience developing professional applications using Microsoft .NET (C#).
  • Professional understanding of OOP, architecture designs and patterns.
  • High proficiency with Visual Studio 2017.
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer MCSD is a definite asset.
  • Professional Knowledge of Web API, WCF, LINQ, Entity Framework and ADO.NET.
  • Advanced hands-on experience with the latest web standards and technologies ASP.NET MVC 5, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and Angular.
  • Hands-on experience in cloud computing with Azure is a must.
  • Experience with Office-365 Tools and features.
  • Proficiency in relational databases SQL Server 201x.
  • Must be able to create and modify stored procedures, functions, triggers, packages, views, materialized views, and database links.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written communication, oral communication and listening skills
  • Skill for writing reusable libraries.
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns.
  • Knowledge of concurrency patterns.
  • Experience with microservices architecture.
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles for building a scalable application.
  • Experience creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Basic understanding of Common Language Runtime (CLR), its limitations, weaknesses, and workarounds.
  • Experience implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests.

Length of Contract:

1 (one) year

Join Our Team!

Recognized as a Top 20 Employer for the Kitchener/Waterloo region and as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by the Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, Farm Mutual Re has been operating since 1959.  Farm Mutual Re is a general reinsurer, sharing in the property, automobile, liability and other risks originally accepted by insurance companies operating principally in Canada and the United States.

But we are more than a reinsurer! We build deep-rooted relationships that drive trust and success. Our relationships are the foundation that helps us empower and advance the mutual insurance community. We take pride in giving back to our community and the environment. We hold ourselves accountable for the promises we make to our members, employees, and business partners.

At Farm Mutual Re, we take our values to heart and put them into our work every day. Our office is in Cambridge, Ontario, off the 401, in a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly building. We support a work from home environment that includes technology and home office furniture support.  We focus on the wellness of our employees providing complimentary access to virtual and on-site fitness classes and one-on-one wellness coaching. Our culture is supportive of achieving a balanced, healthy, and family-oriented lifestyle. In addition to a great working environment, we invest in our employees continued professional development, offer a competitive salary, employer-paid benefits, pension plan and more.

How to Apply:

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team. Visit our website and complete our Employment Application.

In accordance with our company values, Farm Mutual Re is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment for all, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or age. 

Farm Mutual Re is committed to providing accommodations and to achieving a barrier-free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by considering your individual accessibility needs.

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