Job Description

Intermediate Property Underwriter 

Work with a global insurer

 Complex Claims - Manufacturing 

Job Summary

Working within the Ontario Region General Property team in Toronto, the role of a market facing underwriter is to establish and foster broker and customer relationships while underwriting a profitable renewal portfolio of complex, large property customers with revenues between above $300M

Supported by a dedicated local team of Underwriting Assistants, Risk Engineers, International Service Specialists and an industry leading claims team, this is your opportunity to join a growing and highly successful organization.

Job Accountabilities

• As a customer led organization, you must lead innovation and drive change by challenging the status quo

• Establish trusting relationships with brokers and customers in varying industry segments

• Build a pipeline of new business targets with assigned brokers.

• Strong decision-making skills and the ability to bring creativity to underwriting risks

• Highly analytical and willing to further develop in technical risk areas

• Awareness of risk engineering reports and risk recommendations issued

• Ability to utilize modern online underwriting tools, rating and modelling.

• Attention to detail with contract certainty on quotes and wordings issued.

• Understanding of CAT management

• Thorough documentation and completion of files, narratives, and systems

• Understanding of regional / local insurance markets and competitor landscape

• Strong organizational, deal management and negotiation skills

• Highly collaborative and proactively drive involvement of functional areas in the underwriting process, including risk engineering, claims, actuarial, finance, distribution and other lines of business.

Job Qualifications

• Minimum 2+ years of demonstrated underwriting or broking experience within Property

• Completed or pursuing CIP designation

• Post-secondary education or equivalent industry training and experience

• Strong business acumen and communication skills.

• Intermediate to Advances Microsoft Office skills



DGA Careers has been proudly serving the Canadian insurance industry for over 30 years, specializing in providing insurance recruiting services to major insurers, insurance brokerage firms and independent adjusting firms. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary, DGA is well positioned to conduct searches with a national scope. Our unrivalled professional network across Canada provides us with the ability to reach vital key influencers and passive candidates nationally.

Interested candidates please contact Antonella Leone at 647-624-9609 or forward your resume in confidence to If you are working with another DGA recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position.

Job Posting Details

Job Type


Market Segment


Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Education Required

CIP Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years