Intermediate/Senior Commercial Lines Underwriter
Intact Insurance
Toronto, Ontario
3d ago

From coast-to-coast, our inspiring colleagues are at the heart of what we do best : helping people, businesses and society prosper in good times and be resilient in bad times.

With our team, you’ll bring this purpose to life every day by living our Values, being open to change, and pursuing your goals.

At Intact, we’ll give you countless opportunities to learn and grow, alongside a diverse and passionate community of experts the best the industry has to offer.

You’ll be empowered to be your best self, do your best work, and make a meaningful impact. Here, you can : shape the future of insurance, win as a team, and grow with us.

About the role

As an Underwriter in our Commercial Lines Department , your work will have a big impact by networking and building relationships with brokers and growing a profitable book of business.

People will count on you to use your superior customer service and sales skills to make sound business decisions while analyzing and selecting risks in property and / or liability insurance.

We have full-time permanent opportunities available based out of our Vancouver, Victoria or Kelowna office.

Here are a few ways you'll make a difference :

  • Assess, evaluate and negotiate on moderate to complex risks.
  • Apply effective pricing and underwriting strategies in accordance with Company guidelines and personal underwriting authority limits.
  • Quote, negotiate, sell, and authorize the acceptance of moderate to complex new business, renewals, and endorsements to develop and retain profitable business according to the business plan established for the department.
  • Participate in broker visits, insurance industry functions and marketing events in support of broker relationship development.
  • Provide technical advice, coaching and mentorship to team members.
  • Use computer systems for policy inquiry, electronic filing, underwriting and rating transactions.
  • Foster cooperative broker relationships to identify and develop sales opportunities.
  • Qualifications

    What you bring to the table :

  • Minimum 4+ years commercial insurance experience.
  • Strong track record of developing, mentoring and coaching teammates.
  • Able to develop and maintain excellent relationships with brokers and colleagues.
  • Sales-focused and demonstrated confidence when negotiating and communicating with brokers.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Self-driven and able to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Solution seeker and able to make recommendations to increase work efficiency.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office products and capable of navigating through multiple systems in a fast-paced environment.
  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation preferred.
  • 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.
  • Flexibility in how and where you work.
  • 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 casual dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself.
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements

    Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. Once it’s safe to do so, we will move to a hybrid approach which will give everyone the best of both worlds a mix of home and in-office workdays.

    Schedules will be determined in partnership between individuals, managers, and the team.

    Closing Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

    If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please let us know when we reach out about a job opportunity.

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