Intermediate Underwriter Vancouver, BC
Intermediate Commercial Lines Underwriter – Vancouver, BC
This position is also available as a remote opportunity for qualified candidates in AB, SK, and MB.
Company Overview: Our client, a leading Managing General Agency and provider of innovative commercial and insurance solutions, is seeking an Intermediate Commercial Lines Underwriter to join their team. This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of the organization. You will work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with abundant possibilities for professional development.
Key Responsibilities and Functions:
- Utilize internal and external data resources to perform risk analysis for quoting.
- Negotiate and authorize acceptance of moderate to high complexity risks, with a focus on new business production and product development.
- Participate in broker and underwriting meetings, as well as presentations.
- Cultivate and maintain positive working relationships, attending seminars and networking events as required.
- Negotiate coverage and pricing with brokers according to company guidelines.
- Provide clear and prompt communication for requests and inquiries.
- Manage and grow a book of business.
- Adhere to corporate guidelines and delegated authority parameters.
- Maintain accurate records of decisions made in compliance with corporate guidelines.
- Prepare loss reports and conduct post-claim underwriting reviews.
- Mentor underwriting staff, providing guidance on underwriting theory, technical skills, and soft skills.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- 3-5 years of related industry experience.
- CIP designation or actively pursuing it.
- Level I or II broker license, or the ability to qualify for one.
- Experience in construction liability.
- Advanced understanding and practical application of commercial underwriting theory.
- Entrepreneurial spirit, strong selling and negotiation skills, and the ability to drive revenue growth.
- Commitment to delivering timely and exceptional customer experiences.
- Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong decision-making and analytical abilities.
- Excellent organizational and detail-oriented approach.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Competitive salary with potential for annual bonus.
- Subsidized continuing education and professional accreditation.
- Extended health and dental benefits.
- Company-matched RRSP contributions.
If you are an ambitious and skilled Intermediate Commercial Lines Underwriter with 3-5 years of experience, we invite you to apply for this position. This is a rewarding opportunity to join a respected organization that values professional growth and offers a competitive compensation package. Please submit your detailed resume, highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. While we appreciate all applications, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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 http://www.cic.gc.ca