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Ontario Pharmacists Association

Insurance Administrator (Business Development)

Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Downtown Core Posted Apr 191570174

Company Information

The Ontario Pharmacists Association is committed to evolving the pharmacy profession and advocating for excellence in practice and patient care. As the largest provincial pharmacy advocacy organization and Canada’s largest continuing professional development and drug information provider for pharmacists, OPA represents the views and interests of pharmacy professionals (including pharmacists, pharmacy students, interns and pharmacy technicians) in all practice settings across Ontario. By leveraging the unique expertise of pharmacy professionals, enabling them to practice to their fullest potential, and making them even more accessible to patients, OPA is working to drive the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system.


Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Manager, Insurance Services, the Insurance Administrator is responsible for a variety of administrative and business development tasks in support of functional and organizational goals and objectives.  In addition, the incumbent is expected to work independently and be able to act as a liaison between various stakeholders, including but not limited to: carriers, brokers, members, and internal departments at OPA. This role will provide additional support to the CEA team on an as-needed basis.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Business Development:

  • Research, identify and attract new business opportunities, including development of proposals, presentations, and follow-up requirements.
  • Support the development of strategies and tactics to retain the current customer base and up-sell and/or cross-sell, whenever possible.
  • Prepare and provide quotations on a variety of personalized insurance products/services
  • Extracting new business primarily through OPA’s data base.

Administration:

  • Manages inquiries (written/verbal) regarding

-       Life and health benefit plans, including changes/additions/deletions and quotations for health and dental insurance

-       Home & Auto insurance, Professional Liability program, Pharmacy Insurance Program, or any others as assigned.

  • Process incoming insurance applications (new business and change) after agent sign off and handle additional requirement requests from insurance carriers
  • Handles inquiries regarding customer service and administration.
  • Process Insurance applications for new business and performs updates, as needed
  • Assist with and/or forward health and dental claim questions to third party administrator
  • Process life, critical illness, disability, and dismemberment claims, including submission of claim forms to insurance companies.
  • Work with the office manager to coordinate support of the Customer Experience & Administration Team.
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

EXPERIENCE 

  • Minimum of 3 years of recent experience in Insurance Industry  
  • Experience with and proficiency in a variety of technologies (i.e. Microsoft Suite)  
  • Program implementation cost-benefit and viability analysis 

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE 

  • You are quality-oriented with an eye and ear for detail and accuracy.
  • You are an excellent communicator, possess strong interpersonal and phone skills.
  •  Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to effectively work in a collaborative/team environment
  • You have a strong business mindset and a drive to exceed revenue targets
  • You are a creative self-starter with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong numerical/mathematical skills as it relates to the requirements of the job.
  • Must be well organized and with the ability to prioritize and multi-task

  EDUCATION 

  • Post-Graduate Education Degree or Diploma in Business, Marketing, Economics or related area.
  • Licensed professional (Accident, Sickness, & Life) LLQP


HOW TO APPLY:

We offer a dynamic working environment, along with competitive compensation. Interested candidates are invited to send a resume to careers@opatoday.com. 

No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an equal opportunity employer, OPA is fully committed to adhering and complying with all the accessibility requirements laid-out under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you required any special accommodations and/or identified yourself as an individual with a disability, please, feel free to contact our Human Resources Manager at careers@opatoday.com.


Contact Information

Ontario Pharmacists Association
careers@opatoday.com
https://www.opatoday.com