Underwriter Vancouver, BC

The Opportunity

Our client in Vancouver, is looking for an underwriter with 5-7 years of commercial property & casualty underwriting experience with a CIP designation complete or in progress to join their team.

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 companys 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
  • 5-7 years of commercial property & casualty underwriting experience
  • Overall experience and exposure to financial management methods, the nature of insurance risk and reinsurance costs, underwriting, claims to underwrite, and reinsurance
  • Demonstrable proficiency in underwriting basic to moderately complex books of commercial property and casualty products, including underwriting coverage, pricing, production, and delivery as well as management and managing local brokerage plans
  • Knowledge and applied experience in connecting personal results to the management of loss ratios, gross written and earned premium
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills in order 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
  • Capable and motivated to work as situations may require on both an individual and team level ACC1

Please submit your resume directly to Jessica Kopitar via email at 


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