Intermediate Commercial Underwriter

 Intermediate Underwriter DL304

Our client is one of the top insurance groups worldwide. They are consistently growing, and have risen to the top 3 in Canada. They have a culture committed to employee growth and development and focus on employing positive and motivated people.

Our client has a culture that rewards high performance, with a competitive reward policy for top performance. Their rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for an internationally-respected insurance company.

They are looking for two highly motivated individuals to assume the roles of intermediate underwriters. They have one opening in their renewals team, and one in their new business team. The successful candidates will be team-oriented with a positive attitude. They will be expected to drive profitable growth by maximizing Net Premium Written and profit of Commercial Insurance through broker relationship management.


The benefits of this role include:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Performance-based bonus
  • Scheduled mentorship programmes & training
  • International growth opportunities
  • Career opportunities to grow towards global specialized risks
  • Superior health benefits offered to all employees
  • Excellent office location (downtown financial core)
  • Company RSP contribution/matching
  • Great/flexible working environment
  • Fitness subsidy





  • Develop new business and underwrite renewals for property and casualty small-medium business risks in  construction, manufacturing, retail, business services, and other large realty
  • Negotiate pricing and terms, as well as mutually acceptable solutions to underwriting proposals with brokers
  • Focus on sustainable profitable growth
  • Initiate creative improvement of work processes and procedures
  • Provide exceptional customer service and technical expertise, internally and externally
  • Foster strong broker relationships to produce new business and retain existing clients
  • Resolve broker requests, questions and concerns in a timely fashion, answering both general and technical questions
  • Maintain a work-hard, play-hard positive team attitude



  • University degree or college diploma
  • Completed or working towards CIP or FCIP designation
  • Solid understanding and expertise in commercial property & casualty underwriting
  • Minimum 1-3 years of property/casualty underwriting experience in a junior-intermediate underwriting capacity
  • Talented in understanding and responding to broker/customer concerns
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven negotiation skills



Personality Traits:

  • Track-record of setting and surpassing set targets
  • Strategic thinking skills: ability to see the big picture while maintaining focus on daily details
  • Proactive work style: takes initiative to improve products and processes
  • Proactively communicates with teams, follows up on issues, and brings projects to closure
  • Excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills
  • Fluent interpersonal skills; comfortable in conversation and connection with others, charismatic
  • Genuinely liked and admired by peers
  • Ability to adapt to change and take decisive action when necessary
  • Ability and willingness to learn, desire to mentor others in the future


Please send us your resume in WORD format.



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$55-65K base + bonus



David Litherland - Managing Partner

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