Job Description

Location: Toronto, ON

Our client is looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial leader to motivate and provide guidance to their Equipment Breakdown Department.

 Successful Candidates Must be:

  • Adept at marketing and implementing creative Equipment Breakdown solutions
  • Able to work closely with internal and external stakeholders to maximize business opportunities
  • Provide responsible leadership and technical direction on Equipment Breakdown risks.

Production & Underwriting

  • Conduct analysis to determine risk on new business, renewals and programs.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for or against coverage based on the risk.
  • Negotiate coverage and rates and /or program requirements for brokers.
  • Assist in developing an team-oriented approach to meeting company goals and objectives including written premium and profitability objectives.
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of existing accounts including implementation of audit procedures, to ensure the quality of accounts underwritten and adherence to procedures and philosophy.

Customer Service and Marketing

  • Develop and maintain positive constructive relationships with our brokers and other stakeholders
  • Participate in broker visits to assist in identifying and developing Equipment Breakdown underwriting opportunities

Overall Duties:

  • Obtain information from brokers regarding overall quality of service
  • Team Work Management
  • Lead a team of dedicated staff
  • Determine correct staff compliment in terms of the necessary skill and abilities to optimize team success
  • Function as a mentor, assist with removing barriers to success and support training and development of staff
  • Ensure work is appropriately planned, assigned and reviewed.
  • Participate in performance reviews, goal setting and annual salary review process.



  • Ensure documentation and files comply with legislative requirements (Canada Revenue, Privacy, Labor Standards, Insurance Industry Standards).
  • Ensure all electronic and hard copy documentation standards are communicated to staff and met.
  • Participate in projects, meetings, conferences as required.
  • Undertake any other related appropriate duties and activities as assigned.

Your Expertise:

  • A proven track record as a successful leader in the Equipment Breakdown insurance within the broker distribution system.
  • Minimum 7 years of industry experience, with propensity for making informed, effective business decisions within a complex environment.
  • Strong technical expertise and sound underwriting skillset in Equipment Breakdown.
  • The ability to motivate and inspire a high-performance team through effective performance management, goal setting and leadership.
  • The ability to build rapport, negotiate, think critically, and deliver innovative risk solutions.
  • CIP/FCIP and/or CRM designations an asset.
  • A post secondary degree or diploma in business, risk management or related field.
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset.
  • Some travel will be required.


If you are interested in this position please contact Nadia Linklater, Talent Acquisition Partner, DGA Careers via email: 

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment

Commercial Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required


Education Required

FCIP - Partial Completion
University Degree

Minimum Experience Required

7 to 10 Years