About the role
We’re looking for a Senior Underwriter to join our growing team!
As a Senior Underwriter in our Specialty Lines department, you will play an important role in growing the Specialty Liability business segment.
Our team will count on you to make effective business decisions to achieve premium growth goals and maintain strong retention levels through your positive relationships with our distribution network.
In this role, you will analyze, select, and price Liability business working within Intact guidelines and pricing.
What you'll do here :
Be a proactive member of the underwriting team, maintaining standards for productivity and service expectations for new business, renewals and endorsements by underwriting risks within binding authority limits
Develop business opportunities by fostering new broker relationships and maintaining strong internal and external business partner relationships
Participate in broker visits, insurance industry functions, conferences and marketing events
Communicate changes related to product pricing, underwriting guidelines and new products
Provide underwriting training to new hires, lending expertise to mentor other underwriters
Support and mentor team members within Specialty Lines as well as with other divisions at Intact
What you bring to the table :
University degree and CIP or FCIP designation
Minimum 5 years of progressive underwriting experience in large commercial Liability or Specialty lines
Technical knowledge of commercial Liability policy wordings for large commercial Property Liability customers
Ability to deal effectively and respectfully with individuals at all levels of the organization
Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in collaboration with national departmental teams
Highly organized, with the ability to work towards goals while adapting to change in a fast-paced environment
Effective analytical, negotiating and decision-making skills
Ability to make decisions in time sensitive situations, address complex problems, provide recommended course of action and take calculated risks
High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability
Ability to work well under tight deadlines, including organizational and time management skills
Up to 10% travel
Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team :
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle
Flexible Work Arrangements
We’re proud to support a flexible hybrid approach which gives everyone the best of both worlds. While there are no minimum or maximum time requirements, each team’s need for in-person connections will be different and there will be times you’ll join your colleagues at the office.