Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Executive Underwriter to join their team in Vancouver! The ideal candidate must have at least 10 years’ commercial underwriting experience, and fluently bilingual would be an asset.

Location: Vancouver, BC

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the successful evaluation, documentation, selection, negotiation, and pricing for assigned policies in order to ensure a profitable book of business within established underwriting authority
  • Ensure endorsements, renewals, reissues, and cancellations are reviewed and analyzed in accordance with standards and guidelines
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with brokers and/or customers to enhance understanding of the target market and to contribute to quality service, problem solving, and risk selection.
  • Investigate customers’ risk factors relative to corporate pricing approach to gain support, agreement and enhance relationships
  • Collaborate with and support corporate underwriting teams in the development of products and pricing strategies to achieve profitable growth
  • Provide training, development, and technical guidance to colleagues regarding products, systems, and processes as required


  • 10+ years of experience in Commercial Underwriting  
  • Completed, or pursuing your CIP or FCIP designations
  • Fluently bilingual (English / French) is a definite asset
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of underwriting discipline and pricing models
  • Team player with strong time management and communication 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 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 Vanessa Ip at 778-383-9790 ext. 105 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

Commercial Insurance
Property Casualty Insurance

Company Type

Recruiting Consultants

Languages Required


Education Required

CIP Partial Completion
FCIP - Partial Completion

Minimum Experience Required

7 to 10 Years

Salary (annually)

from $120,000 to $125,000