Commercial Lines Underwriter, Junior  – Intermediate

About Cansure:

We are a fast-paced Insurance Managing General Agency (MGA) that provides innovative underwriting solutions for our network of brokers across Canada. Our success has been based upon our leadership, integrity, innovation, and service. We love to grow and develop our people so as they move into Intermediate and Senior roles. We are always looking to add qualified, competent Commercial Lines Underwriter, Junior  – Intermediate to our talent pool for these future opportunities.

Why Cansure?

Don’t take my word for it, here’s what our team members have to say:

  • “it’s more than a career, it’s a family”
  • “if you really want to know insurance, a specialty MGA like Cansure is the place to be”
  • “offers a quick path for career growth; promotes from within”
  • “caring leaders who want to see you succeed”
  • “so many paths to grow your career: personal lines, commercial, specialties, claims, marketing”
  • “promotions based on efforts and performance, not tenure”
  • “a great environment to learn and grow”

About the Role:

  • Review and underwrite new, renewal and endorsements of moderate-high complexity
  • Support underwriting of renewal business for Senior Underwriters
  • Manage, strengthen, and grow a book of profitable business
  • Quote and authorize business within established corporate guidelines and delegated authority parameters
  • Participate in underwriting meetings, formal/informal presentations, and broker visits
  • Complete loss reports and post-claim underwriting reviews
  • Interact with brokers for all transactions
  • Negotiate coverage and price with brokers within capping and deviation authority limits
  • Participate, encourage, and build key broker partner relationships
  • Attend industry-related seminars and events as necessary

Are you our ideal candidate?

  • 1-2 years underwriting experience
  • Recognized insurance program or degree
  • CIP designation or working towards (preferred)
  • Firm technical understanding of underwriting theory and the ability to apply this knowledge in day-to-day practice
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Focused on client experience
  • High personal accountability
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Good decision-making skills and analytical skills
  • Organized and strong time management skills
  • Self-directed and resilient

Interested? Apply Today:

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