Commercial Underwriting Specialist - Technical Risks Montréal - 8342 - IW-

Date of modification: November 16, 2021

Job number: IW-


Job title: Commercial Underwriting Specialist - Technical Risks Montréal - 8342

Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Guelph, Halifax, London, Moncton, Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, Vancouver


Commercial Underwriting Specialist - Technical Risks (8342)


Candidates can be located in: Montreal, Quebec City, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, Moncton, Guelph, London. 


Our client,a 100% Canadian owned company, is looking for a Commercial Underwriting Specialist - Technical Risks to join the team for its Montreal office.

Your responsibilities:

  • As an Underwriting Specialist you will customize solutions for your clients when they need advice on technical risks.
  • You will work closely with the actuarial and claims departments to get a complete picture of each risk and make sound underwriting decisions for all parties.
  • You are passionate about maintaining strong relationships with your internal and external clients and enjoy using your strong technical skills to ensure that risks are evaluated properly.
  • You proactively seek renewal opportunities and new accounts.
  • Develop strong broker and client networks related to the industries underwritten by the business unit.

Your Profile:

  • 8-12 years of commercial underwriting experience.
  • CIP, FCIP designations obtained or in process of obtaining
  • Significant experience in Property and Casualty, complex risks.
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines for new business submissions and renewals.
  • An excellent team player, you are a natural mentor.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual both verbally and in writing (French and English).


  • Wellness program, flexible health insurance, employee assistance program.
  • Work-life balance (flexible hours, generous amount of time off and telecommuting options)
  • Employee stock purchase plan, retirement plans and employee insurance discounts.
  • Career plan (development support, opportunities for advancement or internal transfers).
  • Matching gift program, team volunteer days, etc.
  • Remote work.

Do you recognize yourself in this description? Consider joining the Montreal Commercial Underwriting team. Contact Martine Coutu at 514-587-2508 or I look forward to meeting you!


About Us:

At DGA Careers, finding and assessing talented insurance professionals is what we do all day long, every day. DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 25 years, as the largest executive search and recruiting company focused exclusively on the insurance industry. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, 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.


  • City: Montreal
  • Market segment: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CIP, CIP Partial Completion
  • Expertise: Underwriting , Underwriting - Commercial , Underwriting - Property , Underwriting-Casualty , Territory Management , Underwriting - Property/Casualty
  • Minimum experience required: 7 to 10 Years