Commercial Underwriter - Vancouver - IW-7750

Date of modification: April 20, 2021

Job number: IW-7750


Job title: Commercial Underwriter - Vancouver

Location: Vancouver


This is an excellent opportunity to work with a long-standing insurance company based in Vancouver.  Over the years they have been voted a top employer for young people and with their deep rooted background in the insurance industry, can provide a very attractive work environment and career progression plan.
Their ideal candidate is a sharp, intelligent, motivated individual who will thrive in dynamic work environment and has the drive to advance in their career. 
Please reach out for more in-depth details. Excellent salary and benefits on offer, don't miss out!

Responsibilities include: 

  • Build and maintain effective business results  
  • Design and deliver underwriting products that meet standards for customer satisfaction, profit, use of capital, people, systems and risk.  
  • Manage risk through accurate analysis and diagnosis and the development of sound specifications.  
  • Detect, investigate and diagnose exposures and to avoid/minimize their business effects: underwriting coverage, pricing, production and delivery, risk management. 
  • Manage brokers, including performance monitoring, new appointments and cancellations. 
  • Develop business, including marketing initiatives through working relationships with brokers, insureds, local authorities, and local business and community associations 



  • University Degree or College Diploma or equivalent insurance experience 
  • CIP designation completed or in progress 
  • 3+ 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 underwriting 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 
  • Possess sound technical underwriting judgment 
  • Effective and professional negotiation, selling, and advocating skills 


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.

If you meet or exceed these requirements and qualifications, please contact Paul Mulcahy and email your resume in confidence to If you are already working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this opportunity and they will give you more details.


  • City: Vancouver
  • Market segment: Commercial Insurance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education: CIP
  • Expertise: Underwriting - Property/Casualty
  • Minimum experience required: 3 to 4 Years