Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our client is in need of a Commercial Auto Underwriter with a strong understanding of Fleet and Garage policies. This individual will work with a team of 10, where there is plenty of room for internal growth.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Assessing, accepting, and declining moderate to complex new business submissions, within assigned underwriting authority
  • Re-underwriting and negotiating renewals and policy endorsements
  • Ordering of inspections, financial reports, or other underwriting information for use in your analysis of critical risk hazards and decision making
  • Negotiating the terms and conditions of risk acceptance with brokers in writing, by telephone, electronic mail or in person
  • Providing technical support to brokers
  • Actively participating in weekly internal production meetings
  • Mentoring and providing technical support to less experience team members
  • Contribute to the profitable growth of the business by identifying the underlying factors that contribute to the profitability of a risk while demonstrating the ability to constructively engage, influence and negotiate to exceed broker needs and expectations.
  • Demonstrate a strong market knowledge and visibility in the industry as a respected collaborator able to partner with brokers for the purpose of growing a profitable portfolio of business.
  • Make underwriting and pricing decisions on individual risks, as well as underwriting the individual risk within the context of a broker's broader portfolio of business.
  • Be accountable for the selection and proper rating of mid-market property insurance transaction types (e.g., applications, endorsements, renewals, cancellations, voids, reinstatements, etc.).

The Employer:

This is a company whose roots run deep, and whose mindset is future-focused. Our client is all about fostering an environment where innovation meets empowerment, and where every team member contributes to their journey toward becoming Canada’s leading P&C insurer.

Why settle when you can excel? Employee experience matters with our client, and they’re dedicated to crafting a work environment that adapts to your needs while fueling your professional growth.

About You:

You are an experienced Commercial Automobile Underwriter looking to join a dynamic team operating in a Hybrid working environment.

 Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years Commercial Automobile Fleet & Garage underwriting experience
  • Professional friendly and courteous in all interactions, with both customers and co-workers
  • Performs well in a busy environment and remains calm under pressure
  • Team player adaptable to a changing environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive broker relations

About Us:

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 Careers 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 Kim Ehman at 587-885-1849 or forward your resume in confidence to Kim@dgacareers.com. If you are working with another DGA Recruiter, feel free to ask them about this position directly.

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Full-Time
Permanent

Market Segment

Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Education Required

CIP
CIP Partial Completion
FCIP
FCIP - Partial Completion
Insurance Diploma

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

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