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Insurance Manager


Burnaby, BC, CA Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Non-Regulated
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Posting End Date: Open until filled


We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

You’ve seen it all when it comes to insurance and risk management, providing you with extensive experience in providing insurance policy coverage advice and delivering exceptional customer service. You value collaboration and leverage the insights and input of your peers to develop optimal insurance coverage based on corporate risks. We need someone like you to join us as an Insurance Manager.  


In this role, you’ll be responsible for leading the effective management and provision of insurance for the FortisBC Group of Companies, specifically providing expertise to all levels of management on insurance coverage and risk to minimize the adverse effects of accidental loss. 

In year 1, you will:

  • Learn our business and procedures to provide timely, high quality, and appropriate insurance advice and expertise to colleagues during contract reviews and ad hoc business discussions.
  • Effectively manage the submission of annual insurance renewal applications for FortisBC as part of the Fortis Group of Companies insurance program, and ensure accurate and timely completion of insurance applications, payments and cost allocations.
  • Develop solid working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders, including operations, project management office and legal departments, our corporate risk management group, and our insurance brokerage firm.
  • Work in collaboration with the claims manager to support the effective handling of insurance claims when necessary and act as a backup for the Emergency Claims Intake process.

In year 2, you will:

  • Organize and oversee completion of FortisBC’s multi-year asset appraisal program.
  • Facilitate annual visits from underwriters by organizing tours of designated facilities and arranging technical experts to provide pertinent information for insurance renewals.
  • Identify, pursue and implement insurance program and process improvement opportunities to realize insurance premium cost savings and process efficiencies.

What it takes:

  • A degree in business administration, general insurance and risk management, or a related discipline from an accredited post-secondary institution, plus a minimum of seven years of recent and related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • A Canadian Risk Management (CRM), Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) or Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation is required.
  • Exceptional organization and prioritization skills to manage and effectively execute multiple requests, including requests to review insurance clauses in contracts, obtain Certificates of Insurance or other information requests.
  • Excellent collaboration skills to encourage and incorporate input from your peers to find the best solutions to minimizing business risks through insurance. 
  • Outstanding critical thinking and decision-making skills, applying superior judgment, an extensive understanding of business practices and risks, and innovative thinking to develop the best recommendations. 

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 


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