Personal Lines Underwriter

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Pembridge Insurance is a part of the Allstate Canada Group. Our mission is to bring strength, experience and care in everything we do with our employees, partners and customers. Our vision is to be the best insurer, employer, and business partner in Canada.
We have been awarded Best Employer in Canada since 2012 by AON Hewitt, and not just because of our competitive rewards such as a RSP matching program, extended health care and dental benefits as well as a work from home policy. We strive on helping people to develop their skill-sets to excel and advance their careers.  If you want to work for an employer that offers a flexible family style environment, based on mutual respect and a focus on health and well-being, consider building your career at Pembridge.  We’re proud to offer the chance to make a real difference -- for yourself, our customers, our Brokers, and for the company.
 
Pembridge Insurance Company has built a strong reputation of high quality products and boutique service for its Brokers.  Established in 1999, Pembridge offers a comprehensive range of Personal Insurance products through the support of an independent Broker network. To learn more about Pembridge or Allstate Canada, visit www.pembridge.com or www.allstate.ca.

Reporting to the Provincial Underwriting Manager, the Personal Lines Underwriter will be accountable for:

• Develop and support professional business partnerships with brokerage sales and service staff by providing prompt and friendly service, responding to inquiries, acting pro-actively and taking ownership of issues as they arise to see them through to solutions;
• As needed working both independently and collaboratively with other teams within the organization, including at other locations and remotely, meet productivity and quality objectives;
• Balance an analytical approach using sound judgment with the need to attain compliance; ensure rating integrity and appropriate risk classification;
• Demonstrate open communication and transparency collaborate with the region leadership including business relationship managers to share and take advantage when possible of competitive intelligence;
• Develop an understanding of the marketplace and provide input to the team to adapt and adopt tactics ongoing that ensure profitability and growth to achieve financial targets;
• Analyze existing workflow and processes working toward a future of state of efficiency and accuracy through continuous improvement initiatives;
• Other tasks as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Post-secondary education and completion of CIP designation is preferred;
• Minimum 1-2 years of Underwriting experience is preferred;
• Experience in the non-standard auto market as well as experience in a broker office would be an asset;
• Familiarity with Pembridge products and services would be considered an asset;
• Knowledge of the regional insurance market and the brokers within the market is considered an asset;
• Strong negotiation skills, customer service skills and the ability and willingness to learn;
• Ability to collaborate with peers and subordinates to reach goals as well as the ability to work well independently.

Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We’re proud to have made Aon Hewitt’s list of the
Best Employers in Canada since 2012!