Underwriter Assistant
Broker Link
Woodbridge, ON, CAN
2d ago

July 15, 2019

Do you have organizational skills and enjoy providing excellent customer service? Are you eager to get your foot in the door with a national industry-

leading organization? Do you want to work in an environment that believes in growth and development and offers various career opportunities?

As an Underwriting Assistant in our Lloyd’s Underwriting Department, you will deliver legendary service and play an integral role on the team by supporting Underwriters with data processing and broker relationships.

Location : Woodbridge, Ontario. Other locations may be considered depending on the successful candidate.

Location : About us

Insurance is about people. For almost 30 years, BrokerLink has been helping customers protect the things that are important to them.

Established in 1991, BrokerLink is a subsidiary of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX : IFC) and one of Canada’s largest insurance brokerages.

We have over 140 offices supported by more than 1,600 dedicated employees across Ontario, Alberta and the Atlantic Provinces.

Our employees understand the importance of having a positive impact on the lives of others and that inspires us. If this sounds like a team you want to be a part of, keep reading.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications :

  • Excellent data entry and typing skills with the ability to quickly learn new systems and processes
  • Strong attention to detail with the capability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Can work on a virtual team using shared electronic mailboxes and files
  • Highly organized to manage workflow proficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can foster strong working relationships and work effectively in both an individual and team environment
  • Accountabilities

    As an Underwriting Assistant in our Lloyd’s Department, you will :

  • Issue, endorse, renew, or cancel policies following underwriting policies / procedures, applicable laws, and regulations subject to personal authority level
  • Retrieve information relevant to the underwriting function either by pulling files or checking policy history through appropriate channels
  • Work within established authority limits, structured parameters, rating matrices, and defined guidelines within the Underwriting Authority given under the various Lloyd’s Contracts
  • Answer straightforward inquiries from brokers promptly and courteously
  • Qualifications

  • One (1) year work experience in insurance and college degree preferred, or equivalent combination of work experience and education
  • Previous underwriting assistant experience with a commercial insurance focus preferred
  • Completion of or working towards the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation is an asset
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    BrokerLink is committed to providing an accessible environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in the selection process

    At BrokerLink, we know there’s more to your decision about where you work than just the work itself. We know that helping our people achieve their career goals in a culture that offers growth and balance is what sets us apart.

    Our commitment to our employees is to offer workplace benefits that set the standard for them and their families. Along with a professional and fulfilling work environment, we provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit programs and a commitment to ongoing professional development.

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