Bilingual Commercial Underwriter (All Levels / Remote)
Wawanesa Insurance
Wawanesa, MB, CA, R0K-2G0
6d ago

Job Overview

Wawanesa is growing and is currently looking for multiple Underwriters (all levels) for current and future needs. We invite you to join us by applying in our pool of candidates.

Working under general supervision, an Underwriter (all levels) Commercial Lines is responsible for analyzing the acceptability of low complexity business with low to moderate premium volume according to company guidelines by working collaboratively with our sales force and providing value added expertise and service to both potential and existing policyholders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform risk analysis using technology as well as external data sources for the purposes of quoting, negotiating and authorizing the acceptance of risk.
  • Maintain accurate records of decisions made and maintain completeness of policy data.
  • Communicate decisions, and respond to requests in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Learn to understand rating procedures, wordings, underwriting policies and regulations.
  • Handle work assignments, including calls, efficiently.
  • Work effectively towards the goals of the team.
  • Build positive working relationships with internal and external parties, including networking at industry events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education or related business experience.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Commercial Insurance.
  • Willingness to enroll in, or actively pursuing a Property and Casualty Industry Designation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Strong decision making skills with the ability to provide justification.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizing skills with the ability to prioritize daily tasks.
  • Additional Information

  • Underwriting Levels : I, II, and Senior
  • Business : Commercial Lines
  • Field of expertise : Property & Casualty / P&C
  • Status : Full-time
  • Number of hours a week : 37.5
  • Schedule : Monday to Friday during core business hours (Eastern Time Zone)
  • Location : This role allows you to work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada. You can choose to work from home, at Wawanesa office, or a hybrid of both.
  • Be proactive and submit your resume today!


    Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful , challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals.

    Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).

    Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

    Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all.

    Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status : race / ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy / childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status.

    Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process.

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