Supervisor, Underwriting - Personal Lines (P&C)

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Job Overview

Working under minimal supervision, the Underwriting Supervisor - Personal Lines is responsible for providing leadership to a personal lines underwriting team while overseeing the daily operations.  

 Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and mentorship through coaching and feedback to communicate expectations for employee performance and facilitate sessions for the sharing of knowledge and best practices.
  • Identify opportunities for employee development, providing support and mentorship to employees
  • Work in collaboration with Underwriting Excellence to ensure adherence to policies, procedures and underwriting guidelines.
  • Perform employee performance reviews and interview potential new employees.
  • Communicate decisions and respond to requests in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Influence team members in a positive manner and support the development and implementation of business change for both short- and long-term direction effectively working towards team goals
  • Consult with Management on underwriting and staffing issues.
  • Actively participate in department strategic planning including goal setting 
  • Participate in Large Loss Reviews, providing feedback and recommendations on underwriting decisions
  • Foster positive working relationships with internal and external parties, including networking at industry events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Five years Property and Casualty industry experience
  • Post-secondary education or related business experience.
  • Completed a Property and Casualty Industry Designation.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong leadership skills to positively influence team members and provide direction.
  • Prior leadership experience is a strong asset
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to review information carefully and comprehensively.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving with the ability to select and implement best solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present information in a convincing manner.
  • Excellent decision-making skills with the ability to provide justification.
  • Adapts to change and performs effectively under pressure. 
  • Ability to multi-task and monitor progress to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and monitor progress to meet deadlines.
  • Adapts to change and performs effectively under pressure.