Senior Underwriter - Commercial Property & Casualty - 8036 - IW-8036

Date of modification: May 13, 2021


Job number: IW-8036

Detail

Job title: Senior Underwriter - Commercial Property & Casualty - 8036

Location: Halifax

Description

Senior Underwriter, Commercial Property & Casualty

must have CIP or close to completion

 

The Senior Underwriter is responsible for assessing, loss analyzing, negotiating, rating and issuing new business/renewals/endorsements for an assigned portfolio based on company's underwriting and pricing guidelines. The Senior Underwriter role is responsible for achieving the company's profit and underwriting objectives for specified book/portfolio of business, complying with/conforming to Branch and Corporate policies, measures and standards for underwriting, customer service, profitability, productivity and financial management.

Reports to the Regional Underwriting Manager.  

 

Functional Relationships:

The position is required to build and maintain the following relationships:

 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Implement the company's underwriting strategy: philosophy, authority, control and accountability within the Region, manages a moderately to highly complex book of business to standards of profit, use of capital and risk
  • Build trilateral relationships, negotiating sound business deals through trilateral relations with: customers, brokers and reinsurers

 

Skills, Education, Knowledge and Experience:

  • University degree/college diploma or equivalent experience
  • CIP or FCIP designation
  • Minimum of 7 years of commercial property and casualty underwriting experience
  • Overall experience/exposure to financial management methods, the nature of insurance risk and reinsurance costs, underwriting, claims underwriting and reinsurance
  • Working within and demonstrable proficiency in underwriting basic to moderately complex books of commercial property and casualty products, including underwriting coverage, pricing, production and delivery, risk management and managing local brokerage plans

 

Competencies:

  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities to form effective underwriting recommendations for moderately complex situations
  • Sound technical underwriting judgment and decision making
  • Organize and complete own work in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Excellent communication, analytical, organizational, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Sound negotiating, marketing and advocating skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work as a team player, or independently

 

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.

Information

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

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