Commercial Underwriter – Auto or Farm


Commercial Underwriter – Auto or Farm Edmonton, AB

Commercial Underwriter –  AUTO or FARM Edmonton, AB

Please submit your resume directly to Terry Bhiladwala via email at or call Terry Bhiladwala directly at 780-944-1323.

Our client; a specialist insurance company; has an exciting opportunity for an intermediate to senior Underwriter to support clients across Alberta. Working within their Downtown Edmonton office you will work with a knowledgeable, committed, and experienced group of underwriters. This role offers a competitive wage, hybrid in office/work from home model and the chance to work with a company that works daily to give back to the communities they service. If you are looking to work in a collaborative/community minded organization, then look no further! 

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

Underwriters are responsible for assessing, loss analyzing, negotiating, rating, and issuing new business, renewals, and endorsements for an assigned portfolio based on the company’s underwriting pricing and guidelines. The underwriter role is responsible for achieving profit and underwriting objectives for a specified book or portfolio of business, complying with, and conforming to Branch and Corporate policies, measures and standards for underwriting, customer service, profitability, productivity, and financial management. This position requires underwriters to build both internal and external relationships

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • University Degree or College Diploma or equivalent insurance experience
  • CIP designation complete or in progress
  • 3+ years of underwriting experience
  • Review quote requests and applications to determine risk acceptability, policy terms and rates to process new business
  • Review and process renewals, endorsements, and cancellations
  • Place facultative reinsurance on risks that exceed capacity
  • Provide underwriting advice and answer inquiries from brokers
  • Liaise with personal lines, claims and accounting departments on mutual concerns
  • Visit brokers to communicate underwriting approaches, facilitating public relations efforts, and solving problems
  • Attend industry functions
  • Various other duties as required.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to form effective underwriting recommendations for moderately complex situations
  • Possess sound technical underwriting judgment
  • Ability to organize and complete work on time and within budget
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Effective and professional negotiation, selling and advocating skills

Please quote Job Reference #36144

Please submit your resume directly to Terry Bhiladwala via email at or call Terry Bhiladwala directly at 780-944-1323.

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 45 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from



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