New Business Production Underwriter, Commercial Insurance

TITLE:                         New Business Production Underwriter

DEPARTMENT:           Commercial Insurance

REPORTS TO:            Manager, Commercial Insurance

STATUS:                     Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual with a desire to make a significant growth and profit contribution to our Commercial Property Department. The primary responsibility of a New Business Production Underwriter is to meet or exceed the commercial growth and profit goals for your assigned field of brokers.

Summary of Role & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise between Company and assigned field of brokers to produce and underwrite profitable new Commercial Property /Casualty business within service standards in accordance with company guidelines and within assigned authority.
  • Develop and maintain strong broker relationships.
  • Analyze and evaluate results and use individual/collaborative judgment to maintain profit and growth.
  • Communicate results, outstanding issues, opportunities to Manager and Director of Commercial Insurance.
  • Record underwriting information for the purpose of evaluation, assessment, and profitability.
  • Negotiate Facultative Reinsurance and process as required, within assigned authority and maintain facultative closings and certificates.
  • Market Unica Commercial Insurance products and services to brokers through presentations.
  • Assist with training and coaching of other staff as required.
  • Any other duties as required

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong product knowledge, and the ability to make sound underwriting decisions
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, superb time management and organizational skills and strong negotiation and sales skills.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Accountability, customer-centric thinking, teamwork and a commitment to excellence.

Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years underwriting experience
  • University / College degree
  • Enrollment in or completion of the CIP (FCIP) Designation

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to or apply online here

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