Senior Underwriter, Commercial Auto
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
3d ago
source : Glassdoor, Inc.

At Intact, insurance is not about things. Its about people. Its what we believe, and it shapes everything we do. Its why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.

As Canadas largest provider of property and casualty insurance, were not only leading our industry, but were redefining what it means to work for it.

As a recognized top employer, were committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.

Your Job

Were looking for a Senior Underwriter to join our team!

As a Senior Underwriter, your work will have a big impact on our Commercial Auto line of business. People will count on you to underwrite insurance risks and make decisions every day that contribute to profitable growth.

You will be customer-focused in everything you do, educating the broker and looking for ways to improve the customer experience.

With a strong sales ability, you will develop profitable business relationships with brokers and will be effective in upsell and cross-sell activities.

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

  • Develop long-term and meaningful relationships with brokers by providing legendary service and participating in broker visits, field underwriting, insurance industry functions, and marketing events
  • Assess and evaluate moderate to complex risks, analyzing requests for quotes, renewals and policy changes and recommend innovative solutions
  • Coach and mentor team members to develop their technical underwriting knowledge and to enhance broker relationships
  • Participate in the development and delivery of underwriting training programs to regional to brokers
  • Help shape the future of Commercial Auto by providing creative solutions on process or workflow improvements to increase efficiencies and elevate best practices
  • Provide pricing, profitability and coverage analysis to support regional sales and retention initiatives
  • Provide leadership to ensure that the regional underwriting service, production and profitability levels are achieved
  • Your Skills

  • Minimum five (5) years of Commercial Auto underwriting experience at an intermediate or senior level preferred
  • University degree / college diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation preferred
  • Care for people by being supportive, providing candid feedback and recognizing performance
  • Drive change by challenging the status quo, exhibiting a can do attitude and energizing others
  • Self-driven, results-focused with a global approach when making decisions
  • Strong ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Superior organization and demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Exemplary and proactive customer service skills to identify needs, effectively negotiate, and provide tailored solutions to brokers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with challenging conversations
  • Proficient in leveraging various types of technology to collaborate with peers remotely
  • 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
  • Closing Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

    At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. Thats why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.

    If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

    Background Checks

    As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.

    We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that youll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you.

    Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

    Internal Candidates

    For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level.

    Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.


    Its important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

    This posting will close on February 20, 2020 at 11 : 59pm EST.

    Referral Bonus

    This role is eligible for employee referral bonus. #myReferrals1000


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