Senior Casualty Underwriter - 8413 - IW-8413

Date of modification: December 16, 2021

Job number: IW-8413


Job title: Senior Casualty Underwriter - 8413

Location: Toronto


Our client is a well-respected international insurer looking for a senior casualty underwriter responsible for the underwriting and marketing of Casualty, Excess Casualty and Umbrella insurance business with brokers and intermediaries.

Title: Senior Casualty Underwriter
Downtown (Hybrid work from home post covid)


  • Independently underwrite and price moderate to highly complex business in accordance with corporate, divisional and department guidelines and philosophy.
  • Underwrite new and renewal business in accordance with underwriting authority, including all tasks associated with information and data gathering, data manipulation, risk and coverage analysis, pricing, and deal negotiations.
  • Review primary policy, contract and endorsement wording and ensure accuracy and conformance with guidelines.
  • Demonstrate and maintain enhanced technical product and underwriting expertise.
  • Develop and maintain strong market presence by developing client and broker strategies.
  • Proactively identify and analyze the needs of existing and potential clients.
  • Independently negotiate (re)insurance contracts with clients and brokers based on delegated authority.
  • Lead departmental projects related to the development and implementation of underwriting strategy.
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in the use of pricing models and other risk evaluation models.
  • Decision making based on data Interpretation beyond models.
  • Conduct peer reviews of team members’ accounts.

 Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5+ Years of Commercial Casualty Underwriting experience
  • Bachelor's degree, CIP, FCIP, CRM or FRM is desirable
  • Knowledge and expertise in underwriting international placements.
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with clients, brokers and colleagues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills as well as investigative competencies
  • High degree of drive, self-motivation, continuing development and proven ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and an eye for attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of business economics (i.e. ability to assess business plans, analysis of cornerstones of business models, etc.) Business and general insurance acumen.

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 Maurice Reichberg at 416-868-6711 x.232 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: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: Post Secondary Education
  • Expertise: Underwriting-Casualty
  • Minimum experience required: 5 to 6 Years