Senior Underwriting Manager - 8547 - IW-8547

Date of modification: June 13, 2022

Job number: IW-8547


Job title: Senior Underwriting Manager - 8547

Location: Burnaby


The Opportunity:

Our client is looking for a well-rounded insurance professional steeped in underwriting to be their next Senior Underwriting Manager. In this role you will work across departments to ensure that the underwriting goals of the company are being supported. This is a strategic big picture role perfect for someone who has established themselves in the industry and is ready to implement their underwriting philosophy as the industry heads into the future.


  • Collaborate across departments and with outside stakeholders to create new and innovative ways to continue to lead the industry
  • Spearhead the design, sale, and marketing of insurance products with respect to regulatory guidance and constraints
  • Stay up to date on the latest industry trends and act as a resource within the team
  • Lead the overall activities of Underwriting team, including recruiting and developing team members
  • Work with other senior managers to make high level decisions that influence the direction of the company
  • Support the strategy, development and placement of the organization’s reinsurance program and help maintain relationships with reinsurance partners

The Employer:

Our client is a BC top employer of 2021!  They are proud of their achievements and have a great employee culture! They thoroughly support learning and advancement and put you on a path to get to you to where you want to be.  Their Corporate head office sits in Burnaby, BC and they have many locations throughout greater BC.  They offer many employment perks and work a 35 hour work week!


About You:

You are a student of Underwriting and have spent the better part of a decade striving to understand all its nuances. You want to share your knowledge with eager like minded coworkers and help lead a team into the new data focused age of insurance that is changing rapidly. You enjoy collaborating across departments in order to provide the best all around insurance experience to your clients.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Insurance, Business or a related field is an asset
  • A CIP or equivalent certification
  • 10 years in multiline underwriting
  • 5 years in a leadership or supervisory role
  • Expert level knowledge of the P&C insurance industry
  • Ability to solve complex problems without clear parameters
  • Ability to convey technical details to those with a non-technical and convey business requirements to support teams

About Us:

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 Heidi at 587-885-1852 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.


  • City: Burnaby
  • Market segment: Insurance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Education: CIP, CIP Partial Completion, University Degree
  • Expertise: Underwriting , Underwriting - Property , Underwriting - Auto , Customer Service-Management , Underwriting - Management
  • Minimum experience required: 7 to 10 Years