Underwriting Manager, Regional Offices - IW-8368

Date of modification: November 11, 2021

Job number: IW-8368


Job title: Underwriting Manager, Regional Offices

Location: Toronto


Underwriting Manager,  Regional Offices 

Work for a global niche insurer 

Based in Toronto



Reporting directly to the Director, Regional Offices and Insurance Operations, the Manager, will be responsible for the management of our Toronto Sales and Service Office. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the underwriting and growth of our profitable book of Equipment Breakdown and Specialty Lines Insurance, as well as partner with key industry leaders both internally and externally in executing business development initiatives for the Regional Office and Company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Championing leadership in the effective organizational and operational management of the Toronto Regional Office in conjunction with head office initiatives.
  • Lead new business growth and high retention of an existing book of business in the GTA and Eastern Ontario.
  • Proactive involvement in maintaining a high profile for the Company through relationships with Brokers, Client Companies, and Insureds; attend industry functions and events.
  • Preside over effective compliance of underwriting guidelines and procedures
  • Serve in a management role providing leadership to a highly motivated sales and service team, resulting in quality service and outstanding customer satisfaction.
  • Oversee key negotiations to ensure profitable business development and management to achieve Company goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for the development and retention of the highest caliber of staff for the Regional Office
  • Principal Regional Office lead in the reporting of financial metrics and regional activities on an ad hoc and scheduled basis.


  • University Degree or College Business Diploma
  • CIP designation, FCIP considered an asset
  • 7 to 10 years of P&C Insurance experience with a background primarily in underwriting and sales
  • 3 to 5 years management experience in a leadership role
  • Energetic with a team approach to motivating staff and a results-oriented style in customer service
  • Strong background in reporting to and working with key industry leaders both internal and external
  • Equipment Breakdown Insurance experience an asset
  • Flexibility to travel on an as needed basis


 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 antonella@dgacareers.com. 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, Diploma
  • Expertise: Underwriting
  • Minimum experience required: 5 to 6 Years