Senior Commercial Underwriter



Senior Commercial Underwriter Vancouver, BC

Commercial Lines Sr. Underwriter – Vancouver, BC

Position is also available as a remote opportunity for qualified candidates in AB, SK and MB.

The Opportunity

Our client, a leading Managing General Agency and provider of innovative commercial and insurance solutions is looking for an entrepreneurial spirited Sr. Commercial Underwriter to join their team and help drive growth and profitability. You’ll be working with a dynamic and fast-paced working environment with endless opportunities for professional growth.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Using internal and external data resources in providing risk analysis for quoting.
  • Negotiate and authorize acceptance of risk of a moderate to high complexity, with a focus on new business production including helping to develop new products.
  • Attend and participate in broker and underwriting meetings, as well as presentations.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships, including attending seminars and networking events as necessary.
  • Negotiate coverage and price with brokers in accordance company guidelines
  • Provide clear and effective communication requests and respond to requests in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Manage and grow a book of business.
  • Adhere to corporate guidelines and delegated authority parameters.
  • Update and maintain accurate records of decisions made as outlined by corporate guidelines.
  • Complete loss reports and post-claim underwriting reviews.
  • Mentor underwriting staff in general underwriting theory, technical and soft skill fundamentals

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 5 years of related industry experience.
  • CIP designation or actively pursuing.
  • Level I or II broker license or ability to qualify for a license.
  • Experience in construction liability.
  • Advanced understanding and application of commercial underwriting theory in day-to-day practice.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, strong selling and negotiation skills and a ability to generate revenue growth.
  • Delivery of timely and exceptional customer experience.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication.
  • Good decisional making and analytical skills;
  • Strong organizational, analytical and decision making.
  • Detail oriented.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary with potential for annual bonus.
  • Subsidized continuing education and professional accreditation.
  • Extended health & dental benefits.
  • Company-matched RRSP contributions.
  • Competitive salary with potential for annual bonus.

Please quote Job Reference #35568

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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