Regional Underwriter, Commercial Property & Casualty

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<p><strong>Regional Underwriter, Commercial Property &amp; Casualty</strong></p> <p><strong>LOVE WHAT YOU DO</strong></p> <p>Work is a big part of our lives, so it makes sense to choose a company that offers truly rewarding work. At Economical Insurance&reg;, your contributions, creativity, and energy won&rsquo;t go to waste. Our passionate culture and pioneering mentality infuse everything we do, which is why our one-million-plus policyholders know we&rsquo;ll protect their homes, businesses, farms, cars, and pets like they&rsquo;re our own.</p> <p>We&rsquo;re not afraid to see how far we can push the envelope to make insurance better. Our family of companies includes Sonnet, the only Canadian home and auto insurer offering a fully online buying experience, and Petline, the largest Canadian pet insurance company. We&rsquo;re also preparing to become a publicly traded company, a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for everyone who joins our team.</p> <p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a company that takes care of its people &mdash; and its customers &mdash; and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.</p> <p><strong>What can you expect in this role?</strong></p> <p>This role reports to the Manager, Commercial Underwriting and contributes to the Regional Underwriting Operations team by assessing, accepting, and declining new business submissions.</p> <ul> <li>You&rsquo;ll assess, accept, and decline new business submissions</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll re-underwrite and negotiate renewals, and policy endorsements</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll negotiate the terms and conditions of risk acceptance with brokers in writing, by telephone, electronic mail or in person</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll develop and maintain positive broker relations</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll participate in production calls on brokerage offices, as required</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll accompany brokers on field underwriting of accounts, as required</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll provide technical support to brokers</li> </ul> <p><strong>What do you bring to the role?</strong></p> <ul> <li>University degree in any discipline or a 2 year diploma from a publicly recognized and funded college or a completed CIP designation</li> <li>Minimum of 6&nbsp;years of experience in Commercial Lines underwriting</li> <li>Experience underwriting complex property &amp; liability accounts</li> <li>Strong analytical skills; able to quickly interpret data, information, reports and come to a decision</li> <li>Strong customer service, verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>Strong computer literacy skills</li> <li>Ability to influence and effectively negotiate with stakeholders</li> <li>Excellent existing broker relationships and the proven ability to create and nurture new relationships</li> </ul> <p>We also take potential into consideration. If you don&rsquo;t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.</p> <p><strong>Go ahead and expect a lot &mdash; you deserve it.</strong></p> <p><strong>We offer:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Competitive salaries, with potential for an annual raise and bonus</li> <li>Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions</li> <li>Generous time away, including vacation and personal needs days</li> <li>Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations</li> <li>Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams</li> <li>Two annual wellness campaigns &mdash; participants earn up to $300 each year to spend on almost anything supporting health and work-life balance (think things like spa days, daycare, pet grooming)</li> <li>An unlimited employee referral bonus program</li> <li>Flexible work schedule</li> <li>Discounts on products and services</li> </ul> <p><strong>HOW TO APPLY</strong></p> <p>To complete the online application process, you&rsquo;ll need to upload your resume and cover letter in one document.</p> <p>Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: hrsharedservices@economical.com.</p> <p>Visit economical.com to learn more about us and what we&rsquo;re up to</p> <p><a href="https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ECONOMICALINSURANCE&amp;cws=1&amp;rid=12540">Link to apply</a></p>