Intermediate Underwriter

Established in 1999, Pembridge Insurance Company has built a strong foundation of high quality insurance products and exceptional customer service through the support of our dedicated, independent broker network.

Pembridge offers a comprehensive range of insurance products to meet a broad range of needs for Canadians at competitive prices. We offer traditional insurance products, such as auto, home, condominium, and tenant policies. In addition, Pembridge also provides insurance coverage for specialty products including ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and boats. To complement our exceptional range of products, Pembridge also delivers personal attention to our policyholders. In the event a valued customer should experience a loss, Pembridge's devoted Claims staff provides 24/7 response, including preferred contracting service and repair programs which supply prompt, high-quality repairs with written guarantees on all work.

The Intermediate Underwriter reports to the Provincial Underwriting Manager.

Working as part of a highly collaborative team, you will be responsible to:

• Establish and maintain professional business partnerships with Pembridge brokers to provide underwriting, consulting and education services to support regional growth and profit goals;
• Ensure the understanding of underwriting standards and compliance to underwriting rules and guidelines specific to the region;
• Work collaboratively with the broker on ways to select and accept risks (new business, endorsements and renewals) which will help grow the book and not negatively impact loss ratios;
• Ensure the delivery of individual results within appropriate metrics, including quality, quantity, timeliness, productivity and customer satisfaction;
• Recommend, implement and maintain the appropriate underwriting and service policies, processes, practices, specialty techniques and continuous improvement initiatives;
• Other tasks as required.

Qualification & Experience:

• A minimum 2 - 3 years brokerage underwriting experience;
• College or university degree or equivalent work experience is required;
• Working towards, or have attained, the CIP designation;
• Knowledge of the regional insurance market and the brokers within the market is preferred;
• Ability to adapt to changing underwriting environments during hard and soft market cycles;
• Ability to collaborate with peers and subordinates to reach goals;
• Develop and deliver verbal/written explanations of information to superiors, peers, brokers, and subordinates in a well thought out, logical and effective manner is essential;
• Good negotiation skills, ability to coach and mentor others.

Pembridge in Alberta is committed to excellence in customer service and employee development. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program, along with an employee friendly and fun environment. For more information, or to apply online, please visit us at

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