Commercial Lines Underwriter - Vancouver

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We currently have an opening for a Commercial Lines Property Underwriter for our BC Branch.  Reporting to the Commercial Lines Manager for BC, the successful candidate will contribute to the achievement of a profitable and growing portfolio of business by effectively and efficiently underwriting risks. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review quote requests and applications to determine risk acceptability, policy terms and rates to process new business
  • Review and process renewals, endorsements and cancellations
  • Place facultative reinsurance on risks that exceed capacity
  • Provide underwriting advice and answer inquiries from brokers
  • Liaise with personal lines, claims and accounting departments on mutual concerns
  • Visit brokers to communicate underwriting approaches, facilitating public relations efforts and solving problems
  • Attend industry functions
  • Various other duties as required

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of commercial property and casualty experience in a similar role or a combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of policy wordings and rating guidelines
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • CIP/FCIP designation (or working towards) would be an asset

Working at Peace Hills

Along with a competitive base pay, Peace Hills understands that by reducing work-life struggles, individuals can enjoy a healthier lifestyle while improving productivity at work. 

If you are interested in this great opportunity to build your career submit your resume, stating the position you are applying for, to Peace Hills Insurance at hr@phgic.com.   

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted.