Senior Underwriter # 8091 - IW-8091

Date of modification: January 7, 2022

Job number: IW-8091


Job title: Senior Underwriter # 8091

Location: Toronto


Senior Underwriter

Global Organization

Specialty Insurance 


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate submissions and rate risks
  • To finalize quotations within underwriting authority.
  • To act as a technical referral point for the Underwriting Department.
  • To track all questions and referrals to allow analysis and identification of trends and knowledge gaps.
  • To feed information to the VP, UW regarding identified trends and concerns over knowledge and skills.
  • To coach and mentor members of the Underwriting Department.
  • To assist members of the Underwriting Department to work through their technical development framework. 
  • To assist with Quality Assurance.
  • Exposure monitoring, analysis and interpretation 
  • Focus on retaining and developing existing business, through excellent customer service.
  • To be responsible for maintaining the policy lifecycle and ensuring that automated records are automated and up to date. 
  • Ensuring that all contractual obligations are carried out in a timely fashion, including maintaining the contract itself.
  • Via phone calls and meetings with customers explore what is happening in their world. Understand their situation and identify where we can add value by providing solutions or assistance where appropriate. Work with the relevant internal and external stakeholders to make this happen.
  • To build effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • To assist in the production of tenders for new business where required.
  • To take responsibility for policy wordings and literature management.


Qualifications & Experience requirements:

  • University degree.
  • CIP qualification.
  • 3 to 5 to 7 years underwriting experience,
  • Detailed knowledge of technical principles, procedures and systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


 DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA Careers is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Antonella Leone at 647-624-9609 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.


  • City: Toronto
  • Market segment: Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CIP, CIP Partial Completion
  • Expertise: Underwriting
  • Minimum experience required: 5 to 6 Years