Senior Underwriter, Casualty
5d ago

Toronto, Ontario / Canada

The Senior Underwriter plays an important part in providing Brokers and Clients with

services that enhance the positive image of the AXA XL brand. The role therefore requires a

significant amount of interaction with Clients, Brokers and internal stakeholders. Working as

part of the Toronto Underwriting Team, the role will be focused on securing new business

opportunities and managing a renewal portfolio, while providing leading edge solutions for

client needs.

What will your essential responsibilities include?

  • Managing and underwriting a profitable book of new and renewal business per AXA XL’s underwriting guidelines, with emphasis on growth and excellent service standards.
  • The position is responsible for the production and underwriting of primary casualty, lead umbrella and excess business for global and domestic clients.
  • Large account experience is a definite plus.

  • Developing and structuring tailor-made risk solutions by considering the Casualty Underwriting guidelines and Underwriting policies to win new business and retain existing customers.
  • Conducting risk review and analysis and determining terms and conditions as well as appropriate pricing in accordance with granted authority and AXA XL guidelines.
  • Being accountable for ensuring that new and renewed solutions are implemented and maintained
  • You will report to the Head of Casualty, Canada.

    We’re looking for someone who has these abilities and skills :

  • 7-10 years of casualty underwriting experience, preferably on large, multi-national accounts.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, professional designations CIP, FCIP, CRM a plus.
  • Has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and takes the initiative on key tasks
  • Thorough knowledge of underwriting guidelines, rating methodologies, reinsurance concepts and
  • business processes
  • Excellent marketing, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent decision-making skills.
  • Strong Communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers, producers and trading partners.
  • FIND your future

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    How? By combining a comprehensive and efficient capital platform, data-driven insights, leading technology, and the best talent in an agile and inclusive workspace, empowered to deliver top client service across all our lines of business property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty.

    With an innovative and flexible approach to risk solutions, we partner with those who move the world forward.

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    That’s why we have made a strategic commitment to attract, develop, advance and retain the most diverse workforce possible, and create an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their full selves to work and can reach their highest potential.

    It’s about helping one another and our business to move forward and succeed.

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  • Drive an Inclusive Culture create a global workplace that works for everyone, with a culture that values all individuals, backgrounds and ideas, and where every colleague feels safe, valued and respected.
  • Diversify Our Workforce increase the representation of women in leadership, achieving 50% by 2023, and focus on underrepresented populations by region, positioning AXA XL as an employer of choice for all talent.
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    Our Future. aligns key issues that are pertinent to our business climate, water and financial resilience - and contributes to AXA Group’s purpose to Act for human progress by protecting what matters.

  • Climate : We’re reducing our carbon footprint, protecting ecosystems and exploring how our business can help build a better world.
  • Water : We’re developing water resilience where it is and will be needed most.
  • Financial resilience : We’re helping create opportunities for the unemployed and underemployed, so they can be better prepared for unexpected changes.
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