Bilingual Contract Writer

Posting Date: Sep 24, 2023

Location: Quebec, CA Prince Edward Island, CA New Brunswick, CA ON, CA NL, CA Nova Scotia, CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross


For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. As a not-for-profit organization, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Life & Health Insurer of the Year for 2021 and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. 
Our 2,400 professionals work across six provinces, united by our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture focused on ensuring health, wellness, and personal and professional growth through a variety of programs and support across our organization.
Together with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health solutions partner with over 7,700 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.



Job Title: Bilingual Contract Writer 
Department: Administration 
Competition: 86156
Internal/External: Both 
Employment Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Remote options (QC,ON,NB)
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits 
Reports To: Team Leader




This is the entry level for a Contract Writer in the Contract/ Client Solutions department.


After an initial training period, where they will be presented with Insurance 101, basic product knowledge (Health and Dental, Life, AD&D,  Dependent Life and  Disability benefits) and department processes, the new contract writer, will be able to construct standard policy agreements and booklets for small to medium sizes groups following established processes and existing templates. They will also work on standard revisions for groups as well as other client-related documentation.


They will work for the three regions, Atlantic, Ontario and Quebec. 


This is an engaging role for a lifelong learning individual with a curious mind and a desire to provide excellent service to our clients. This is the foundation to a successful career as a contract writer and should not be taken lightly; rather, the incumbent is encouraged to take all opportunities to learn and research to develop skills needed at higher levels.




  1. Create standard contract and booklets ensuring documented processes are followed.


  1. Revising standard contracts and booklets.


  1. Ensuring deadlines are adhered to, and have an ongoing communication with the requestor to show ownership/Case Management. 


  1. Understanding grammar and typography rules, and how to construct clear sentences.


  1. Being mindful of things like flow, readability and document formatting.


  1. Quality at source is critical, proofread and ensure work is accurate for the customers optimal client experience. 


  1. The ability to cooperate with other writers to complete initiatives or team goals.


  1. Attend and participate in team meetings.


  1. Communicate effectively with other departments, team members, training and contract specialists, when clarification is needed on some work items.


Generally, the learning curve for this role and level is 12 to 18 months. 

Prior to moving to the next level, writer must be fluent with all basic contract writing templates, and must maintain a meets expectation with minimal support. 





  • Degree or degree level (Translation, writing, studies in English and French), or a combination of relevant experience in fields of interest;

  • Bilingualism in English and French;

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Ability to negotiate on timelines;

  • Effective at building relationships with peers, functional teams and internal stakeholders;

  • Networking skills;

  • Ability to see the big pictures;

  • Good presentation skills;

  • The ability to convey an idea concisely; and

  • Knowledge of MS office (advanced knowledge of Word).





We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.



We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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