Supervisor, Underwriting

  • 37575
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Jun 16, 2020
  • Provide leadership and mentorship through coaching and feedback to communicate expectations for employee performance and facilitate sessions for the sharing of knowledge and best practices.
  • Monitor the performance and workload of the team’s portfolio to ensure company benchmarks are met and lead periodic reviews for quality assurance purposes.
  • Ensure adherence to policies, procedures and underwriting guidelines.
  • Help in the development of underwriters to ensure we are working towards sustainable profitable growth.
  • Identify and recommend policy and process changes to support product development, increase efficiency and provide superior service.
  • Play a key role in HR programs such as employee performance reviews and talent acquisition.
  • Participate in escalations by working with different stakeholders and through the communications of decisions.
  • Support the development and implementation of business change for both short and long term direction.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for insurance policies, processes, regulations and audits.
  • Analyze risk and recommend an informed course of action.
  • Consult with Management on underwriting and staffing issues.
  • Foster positive working relationships with internal and external parties, including networking at industry events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum 8 years of Commercial Property and Casualty industry experience with a focus on mid-market.
  • Minimum 5 years of people leadership experience, managing an underwriting team of no less than 8 employees.
  • Ability to travel across the GTA up to 30%.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Post-secondary education or related business experience.
  • Completed a Property and Casualty Industry Designation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong leadership skills to positively influence team members and provide direction.
  • Proven change management experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to review information carefully and comprehensively.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving with the ability to select and implement best solutions.