Senior Underwriter

  • 35306
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • Quebec, Canada
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  • May 29, 2019
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  • Billingual (English & French)
Re / Insurance
  • Have a full understanding of corporate underwriting philosophies, authority and guidelines.
  • Underwrite/analyze new business for risk profitability by assessing exposures and hazards as determined by review of underwriting data, claims, financial and engineering data.
  • Underwrite renewal business according to current underwriting approach and philosophy in a service oriented environment, ensuring high renewal retention.
  • Maintain the long term profitability of a portfolio of accounts, within the bounds of internal underwriting guidelines and individual underwriting authority. This includes the ability to successfully negotiate terms, conditions and pricing to achieve new business, renewal and profitability targets.
  • Develop and maintain positive business relationships with contracted producers including solicitation of new business opportunities and participate in production trips and corporate functions for marketing purposes as required.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of product and marketing efforts.
  • Ability to assess and communicate to the Underwriting Team and Senior Management competitive factors in the marketplace as they relate to the company’s corporate underwriting portfolio, in addition to changing market conditions and movement of industry personnel.
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years of progressive commercial underwriting experience.
  • Experience in the following sectors: Construction, Manufacturing/Wholesaling, Realty/Real Estate.
  • Experience in the following lines of business: General Liability including Products Liability, Excess and/or Umbrella Liability, Commercial Property - primary and excess, Commercial Automobile Liability.
  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical and computer skills.
  • Ability to maintain excellent relations with brokers and provide superior service.
  • Team oriented and ability to work effectively with peers.
  • Strong prioritization skills to meet daily demand and deadlines to meet all service requirements.
  • CIP designation or actively working towards completion of CIP courses.
  • Fluency in both French and English.