Personal Lines Underwriter – Level II (Temporary 12 months)
Intact
Toronto, Ontario, CAN
2d ago

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It’s about people. It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do. It’s 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 Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.

As a recognized top employer, we’re 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

We’re looking for a Personal Lines Underwriter Level II to join our growing team!

As a Level ll Underwriter, Personal Lines, you will be responsible for processing and underwriting moderate to complex files within binding authority limit involving personal automobile, property and / or casualty policies in order to contribute to a profitable portfolio of business.

Develop business opportunities through building and maintaining strong internal / external business partner relationships.

Act as a technical resource of underwriting knowledge for both colleagues and internal / external business partners.

Location : Toronto (700 University)

Temporary 12 months

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

  • Assess and evaluate moderate to complex risks. Process, underwrite and authorize the acceptance of new business, renewals, cancellations and endorsements in a timely manner to develop and retain profitable business.
  • Ensure authorized limits are in accordance with established company guidelines, applicable laws and regulations as well as apply standard rates and premiums in underwriting quotes.
  • Review supporting claims reports and legal background.

  • Implement and exercise learned techniques including; qualifying a business opportunity, prepare for contact, contact internal / external business partners, develop proposal, promote proposal, gain commitment and close the agreement.
  • May provide technical advice, mentoring and coaching to team members and new hires. Participate in delivery of technical training to internal staff and internal / external business partners.
  • May develop and manage relationships with internal / external business partners, providing support regarding policy interpretation and underwriting policies and standards;
  • participate in courtesy visits, insurance industry and marketing events, promote products and services, solicit new business and identify opportunities for profitable growth.

    Write summaries regarding overall results.

  • Identify improvement needs and recommend process and / or technology changes to improve business results and maintain competitiveness.
  • Assist with special projects and back-up other underwriters in their absence.

    Your Skills

  • University degree / college diploma or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CIP designation or near completion.
  • Three years of Personal Lines Experience.
  • MS Office, with knowledge of Intact software (asset).
  • Sound knowledge of all personal lines insurance with ability to analyze and interpret policy wording and legal documents.
  • Demonstrate efficiency and priority management skills to meet service standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in order to respond to inquiries or complaints.
  • Proven ability to build productive relationships
  • Demonstrate strong team building skills leading to consensus with team & promoting engagement
  • Willing and able to visit Brokers' Offices. A valid driver’s license is essential.
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