Commercial Underwriter

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – GROUPONE INSURANCE SERVICES

We are looking for an experienced Senior Commercial Underwriter who understands the value of providing excellent service to our business partners.

WHY GROUPONE INSURANCE SERVICES?

  • Collaborative and results driven culture.
  • Professional development and growth opportunities.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Casual dress environment.
  • Fitness and Wellness Program

REQUIRED SKILLS

A minimum of 5 years’ commercial property/casualty underwriting experience in medium to complex risks.*

  • Enrollment in or completion of the CIP (FCIP) designation.
  • University degree, college diploma or equivalent work related experience.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive business partnerships with brokers.
  • Results oriented, driven by objectives with the ability to meet deadlines.**
  • Ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to travel to meet broker partners throughout the GTA.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce and Underwrite medium complexity and hard to place accounts for Commercial Property/Casualty in a timely manner.
  • Provide feedback and underwriting expertise with respect to referred renewal accounts.
  • Develop new program opportunities.
  • Coach, mentor and provide guidance to junior staff.
  • Ensure file documentation and thought process is clearly articulated to meet audit compliance requirements.
  • Achieve monthly production targets while maintaining underwriting integrity and profitability.
  • Work collaboratively on special projects and assignments when required to do so.
  • Maintain a broad working knowledge of company underwriting philosophy, policy contracts, rating programs, risk information sources, underwriting/technical manual information, statutory constraints and internal workflow procedures.
  • Experience with Microsoft products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as broker software systems.

COVID-19 considerations:
In light of COVID-19 employees have been setup to work remotely from home.