Senior Commercial Underwriter
7h ago

This is a hybrid role open to anyone in Ontario. The selected applicant will be expected to work from one of our Aviva Ontario offices in either London, Oakville, Markham, Toronto or Ottawa on a regular basis.

Individually we are people, but together we are Aviva. Individually these are just words, but together they are our Values Care, Commitment, Community, and Confidence.

Aviva Canada Inc. has an excellent opportunity in our Small Medium and Enterprise (SME) commercial insurance business unit.

Our Ontario Small Business Solutions branch is seeking a Commercial Lines Property and Casualty (P&C) Senior Underwriter.

In this position, you will service a portfolio of small business accounts, with premiums up to $7,500, requiring a proven underwriting ability and a dedication to customer service excellence.

We are interested in speaking with insightful, business minded underwriters. You will champion excellent relationships through daily management of an assigned broker portfolio in a fast paced environment.

What you’ll do :

  • Qualify and underwrite through understanding needs and risk characteristics of the customer, ensuring benefit from both top-line and profitability perspective.
  • Develop and maintain relationships cross-functionally and external stakeholders, to deliver exceptional broker and customer service.
  • Act as a point of escalation for more junior underwriters to refer more complex risks, and authorize risks within own established authority levels.
  • Maintain the quality and profitability of the portfolio, and refer all risks outside established authority level to Specialist.
  • Provide insight on market research and analysis; develop business cases for pricing, coverage and / or product improvements.
  • Contribute to the introduction and communication of pricing, coverage and / or product changes on time, including creating underwriter bulletins, contributing to the development of underwriting guidelines, procedures, and manuals.
  • Help identify areas of concern regarding loss ratios, risk trends, or other discrepancies, applying remediation strategies as appropriate.
  • Build knowledge of all Information Systems / Programs within Commercial Insurance.
  • Participate in Quality Reviews and audits as required.
  • Support maintenance of a compliant underwriting environment in relation to filed rates and rules.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends, developments, and regulatory changes.
  • What you’ll get :

  • Compelling rewards package including base compensation, eligibility for annual bonus, retirement savings, share plan, health benefits, personal wellness, and volunteer opportunities.
  • Outstanding Career Development opportunities.
  • We’ll support your professional development education.
  • Additional Information :

    Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process.

    If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

    If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.

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