Intact Insurance Company

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3 job(s) at Intact Insurance Company

Intact Insurance Company Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jan 15, 2019
Contract
#ItsAboutPeople We’re here to help people, businesses and society proper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.  And we deliver on our promises.  We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people. A career in Insurance has never been this exciting. Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most.  Our success story is written by our passion for creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?   Your Job   This is your opportunity. Are you interested in handling your own diverse insurance defence practice and enjoy a high level of professional independence? Is it a priority for you to work in a collegial work environment with other experienced and talented lawyers? Do you seek strong professional development opportunities including the opportunity to run your own Trials and Court of Appeal matters? Are you looking for a financially strong and stable company? Is it important for you to work for an organization that supports personal well-being and balance? If your answer is “yes”, you would be well suited for a positon at Intact’s Legal Department. As Legal Counsel, Intermediate 12 month opportunity you will work as part of the Claims Litigation team providing legal representation to the claims department on Property and Casualty litigation files. By utilizing your superior litigation and analytical skills, you will work to identify legal issues impacting on claim resolution and be able to develop a creative and proactive approach to file resolution. This role will give you the chance to: Handle insurance defence files of varying complexities independently from beginning to conclusion. Independently prepare and conduct applications/motions, discoveries, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial conferences and Trials. Draft opinions, pleadings, affidavits and other legal documents to support motion applications, mediation briefs and pre-trial memoranda. Prepare and present educational legal seminars to the claims department. Maintain productive and effective communications with the claims department and adjusters.   Your Skills   The requirements. Member in good standing of the Law Society of Alberta for at least 3 to 10 years. A minimum of 3 to 10 years of experience in insurance defence litigation. Experience in the following areas is a definite asset: property damage, strata property matters, bodily injury and / or subrogation. Strong ability to handle multi-party actions. Expertise in drafting pleadings, conducting discoveries and preparing for and conducting Trials. Proficient in alternative dispute resolution including independent preparation and conduct of Mediations. Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files simultaneously and independently. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective client relationships. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, combined with research, negotiation and analytical skills.   Closing Statement   The fine print. Background Checks Prior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offenceand driver’s license record. Eligibility to work in Canada  It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  For permanent roles, proof of eligibility can be a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card or confirmation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  
Intact Insurance Company Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jan 10, 2019
Full time
We’re here to help people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help.  And we deliver on our promises.  We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people. A career in Insurance has never been this exciting. Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most.  Our success story is written by our passion for creating a better tomorrow.  We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story?   Your Job   This is your opportunity. As a Legal Assistant , you will play an integral role in the Legal department working closely with the Litigation team to provide legal assistance on Property and Casualty litigation files. This exciting in-house role is based in our downtown Calgary office. This role will give you the chance to:  Provide clerical and administrative support such as scheduling meetings, photocopying, drafting correspondence, preparing pleadings, creating / updating trial binders, etc. Implement an effective diarisation system to help manage the lawyer’s practice Work with your assigned lawyers in managing workflow, monitoring calendars and  meeting various deadlines Interact with clients to schedule appointments; exchange / obtain information; communicate case progress as required Word processing and general office duties Update knowledge by participating in educational opportunities Accomplish organizational goals by living Intact’s Success Factors   Your Skills   The requirements Legal Assistant Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the legal industry, with a solid background in litigation Strong document management skills with the ability to learn and utilize Intact’s various software programs Excellent attention to detail and sound proofreading skills Ability to prioritize and organize Excellent communication, listening, organizational and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment and take initiative Demonstrate a disciplined approach to work   Closing Statement   The fine print. Background Checks Prior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offenceand driver’s license record. Eligibility to work in Canada  It’s important that you are eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  For permanent roles, proof of eligibility can be a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card or confirmation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.  
Intact Insurance Company Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
This is your opportunity. Are you interested in handling your own diverse insurance defence practice and enjoy a high level of professional independence? Is it a priority for you to work in a collegial work environment with other experienced and talented lawyers? Do you seek strong professional development opportunities including the opportunity to run your own Trials and Court of Appeal matters? Are you looking for a financially strong and stable company? Is it important for you to work for an organization that supports personal well-being and balance? If your answer is “yes”, you would be well suited for a positon at Intact’s Legal Department. As Legal Counsel , Junior or Intermediate you will work as part of the Claims Litigation team providing legal representation to the claims department on Property and Casualty litigation files. By utilizing your superior litigation and analytical skills, you will work to identify legal issues impacting on claim resolution and be able to develop a creative and proactive approach to file resolution. This role will give you the chance to: Handle insurance defence files of varying complexities independently from beginning to conclusion. Independently prepare and conduct applications/motions, discoveries, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial conferences and Trials. Draft opinions, pleadings, affidavits and other legal documents to support motion applications, mediation briefs and pre-trial memoranda. Prepare and present educational legal seminars to the claims department. Maintain productive and effective communications with the claims department and adjusters.   Your Skills   The requirements. Member in good standing of the Law Society of Alberta for at least 3 to 10 years. A minimum of 3 to 10 years of experience in insurance defence litigation. Experience in the following areas is a definite asset: property damage, strata property matters, bodily injury and / or subrogation. Strong ability to handle multi-party actions. Expertise in drafting pleadings, conducting discoveries and preparing for and conducting Trials. Proficient in alternative dispute resolution including independent preparation and conduct of Mediations. Superior organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files simultaneously and independently. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective client relationships. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, combined with research, negotiation and analytical skills.   Closing Statement   The fine print. Background Checks Prior to receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to background checks if it’s a requirement for the role. These checks could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record. Eligibility to work in Canada It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you are in need of a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.