"Senior Commercial Underwriter"

Posted Date: May. 19, 2017


Job Number: IW-2017-36

Gore Mutual’s underwriting team is constantly looking for ways to help our broker partners serve their clients better. It’s all about delivering genuine personal service, listening carefully to understand needs, and creating tailored solutions.

Do you want to see your contributions make a difference?  Consider Gore Mutual!

• Our culture is innovative, collaborative, and results driven.
• Professional development and growth opportunities abound.
• Our compensation is always competitive and includes comprehensive benefits, pension matching and a top notch bonus incentive.
• We’ve got great perks like casual dress, and in-house gym and a 50% discount on home and auto insurance.

How will you make your mark?

We are looking for a Senior Commercial Underwriter with a passion for customer service. With a primary focus on new business, you’ll have the opportunity to develop and maintain strong broker relationships. You will demonstrate your underwriting ability and perform risk analysis on medium to complex risks. You will also have the chance to provide coaching and technical training to junior staff.

The skills you’ll need to make a difference:

• A minimum of 5 years’ property and casualty underwriting experience in medium to complex risks
• Enrollment in or completion of the CIP (FCIP) designation
• University degree, college diploma or equivalent experience
• Ability to develop and maintain positive business partnerships with brokers and policy holders
• Proficient  underwriting skills, sound judgement, decision making and analytical ability
• Results oriented, driven by objectives, with ability to meet challenging deadlines
• High degree of collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient presentation and facilitation skills
• Ability to work well under pressure with minimum supervision
• Motivation and enthusiasm for the role
• Proficient skill with computer applications including a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Please note: This role has strong work from home potential

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  • City:
  • Company Type:
    P/C Company
  • Job Type:
    Permanent, Full-Time
  • Market Segment: Insurance
  • Languages Required:
  • Education Required: CIP, CIP Partial Completion, College Secondary School Diploma, FCIP, FCIP - Partial Completion, Insurance Diploma, No specific education required, Post Secondary Education
  • Expertise Area:
    Underwriting - Commercial, Underwriting - Property/Casualty
  • Minimum Experience Required:
    7 to 10 Years