Jr. CGL Underwriter - 8016 - IW-8016

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Job number: IW-8016


Job title: Jr. CGL Underwriter - 8016

Location: Toronto


Title: Jr. CGL Underwriter

Location: Downtown (Work from home for time being)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as an Underwriter in a junior capacity managing the workflow of a developing Commercial General Liability practice, with limited responsibility for other lines of business as well, where there are compatible needs.
  • Act as a primary contact for open market placements with excellent communication skills to provide the requisite detail to support successful placement and fulfilment of service objectives.
  • Adhere to our underwriting contracts, demonstrating good judgement in building a profitable book of CGL business.
  • Take guidance from more senior Underwriters to develop the skill set required for sound decision making in market niches.
  • Adhere to internal standards of quality, demonstrating coherent logic and decision-making in risk selection and pricing throughout the conduct of underwriting new and renewal business.
  • Manage the renewal process of a CGL book of business, both open market and delegated authority, communicating with brokers to facilitate a smooth renewal process.
  • Work interactively as a team member, balancing scarce resources with our customer service targets.
  • Manage invoicing and billing processes on your own work as required, with contribution to the team effort.
  • Manage endorsements, certificates, inspections and other work items tangential to the placement of the core policy (with some support).
  • Supports business strategies to effectively achieve profit and growth objectives through sound underwriting and responsible marketing.
  • Support strategic business plans designed to increase the presence of the business group in the market; retain the appropriate mix of business; and achieve overall growth and profit objectives.
  • Make recommendations to product line and business unit management on process improvement, product development and marketing objectives and participate in their fulfillment
  • Develops and maintains broker relationships to reach positive outcomes.

 Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma.
  • 1 to 4 years of CGL underwriting experience.
  • Knowledge of CGL Lines risks, classification and coverage options Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze data and make an informed, calculated risk decision.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast- paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving, reasoning, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proven team player and energetic personality.

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 maurice@dgacareers.com. 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 - Commercial
  • Minimum experience required: 1 to 2 Years