Job Description

Underwriting Specialist Construction 

Downtown Toronto 

Large Global Insurer 

Large Complex Risk Underwriting 

 

 

Job Qualifications 

  

• Experience working and seek on time restraints for quotes on new and renewal business
• Experience working in a team environment

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Microsoft Office experience
 

 Job Accountabilities

 

• Complete detailed opportunity assessment with key distributors to identify growth opportunities.

• Qualify accounts to meet with the organization's appetite, balanced with sound business opportunity.

• Make agent/broker/customer and on-sight calls with a planned and well-prepared purpose.

• Negotiate Terms & Conditions and close deals.

• Cross-Sell other lines of business to increase product density with the account.

• Participate in Sales Team meeting as related to assigned brokers and / or territory.

• Proactively engage in the target account process, managing a qualified list of opportunities 90 to 120 days prior to effective date.

• Update required systems with details of broker / client visits and account status within specified time frame.

• Serve as key contact for assigned target accounts.

• Develop strong broker and client networks as related to industries underwritten by Business Unit.

• Calculate Target Price accurately by utilizing underwriting tools appropriately.

• Measure exposure/analyze risk.

• Initiate product development idea.

• Assist in training and developing staff.

• Provide expertise on coverage issues with claims programs and guidelines.

• Contribute to development of u/w manuals, programs and guidelines.

• Approve/place facultative purchases

• Develop and lead marketing presentations to new and current agents/brokers

• Promote the organization's products and services in order to increase penetration within agency plant

• Ensure the successful completion of projects by maintaining continuing dialogue with business unit sponsors during implementation of major projects

• Diagnose and develop recommendations to solve unique business unit and customer problems

• Lead complex technical or long-term (over 6 months) business projects to implement new or changed systems, programs or products

• Investigate, recommend and implement leading edge technical solutions when they meet customer needs

 

 

Interested candidates, please contact Antonella Leone at antonella@dgacareers.com or 416-868-6711 x 226. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.

 

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time

Market Segment

Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required

English

Education Required

CIP
CIP Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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