Trading Underwriter
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1d ago


RSA is one of the world’s longest standing insurance groups, providing protection and peace of mind, for over 300 years, to more than nine million customers, worldwide.

Our people are ambitious, passionate and inquisitive, and driven by a need to deliver value and innovative solutions to our customers.

We are proud of our organizational culture which encourages us to embrace each other’s strengths, and respect everyone’s ideas.

At RSA, our desire to be the best has created an exceptional company in which you can build and advance your career. RSA is proud to be ranked among Canada’s Top 100 employers in 2019 and 2020.

To join this award-winning team, and to learn more about us, visit our Careers page.

RSA, Johnson, CNS and Deeks are part of the RSA Group of Companies ( RSA ).

Position Summary

We're looking for a highly motivated individual to assume the role of Trading Underwriter for the Automobile Business (Fleet and Garage) in our Global Specialty Lines (GSL) division.

Working on large commercial and specialty risks, you will be responsible for managing the profitability and growth of the GSL book of business through disciplined underwriting.

You will be actively involved in developing growth opportunities and managing relationships with our brokers. This could include the development of new products as well as the development of large new business opportunities.

As a senior member of the team, you will also play a role in developing underwriting skills for junior team members.

What you'll do in the role

  • Develop strong Broker relationships
  • Maintain high levels of productivity
  • Communicate RSA’s Corporate Value Proposition to brokers
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to brokers
  • Ensure quality underwriting standards are met
  • Negotiate mutually acceptable solutions to underwriting proposals with brokers
  • What you'll need

  • Minimum 3-5 years in commercial fleet and garage underwriting
  • High level of technical competence in commercial underwriting
  • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Willingness for continuous improvement
  • University Degree or College Diploma
  • Completed or working toward CIP / FCIP designation
  • What you'll receive

  • A market-leading, comprehensive Total Rewards Program which includes competitive compensation and bonus, flexible benefits, and pension plan.
  • Best-in-class vacation policy that includes paid volunteer, parental leave top-up programs and personal leave days.
  • Strong learning culture with a focus on overall development, internal mobility and career advancement.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • A culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion, with a strong focus on community and corporate social responsibility.
  • At RSA, our purpose is to Make Life Better Together and that starts with our people. We work side by side with driving energy and determination to get better every day, through industry leading thinking, and by listening to and respecting all perspectives.

    This is how our leaders and our people make an impact. We are forward looking, so we can adapt, evolve and improve, ultimately achieving our better, together.

    We are committed to creating an environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. Our people managers and leaders successfully manage flexible work arrangements for their teams to ensure they are optimal for both the individual, and the business.

    At RSA Canada, we are committed to creating a workplace where our employees thrive; where everybody counts and everyone is heard.

    Where you can be your whole self at work wherever that is everyday. To celebrate differences, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because we believe having a diverse workforce which embraces different perspectives makes RSA Canada a more vibrant and creative place to work.

    RSA is an equal opportunity employer. We provide accommodation for individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

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