Job Description

Agribusiness Underwriter 

100% remote role 

Needs to reside in Canada 

 

Open to Junior /Intermediate /Senior Candidates 

 

This position will report to the Manager of Agribusiness Underwriting.

Responsibilities

  • Assess and evaluate risks within the agribusiness portfolio.
  • Negotiation of renewal terms.
  • Processing new policies, renewals, and endorsements per our underwriting guidelines.
  • Proactively manage business development opportunities.
  • Review underwriting request providing support to brokers confirming the correct rate and clarifying or explaining underwriting rules to ensure they are applied accurately.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with our broker partners and within our own team.
  • Provide product training and support to brokers.
  • Order and assess inspections or other underwriting information for use in your analysis of critical risk hazards.
  • Participate in insurance industry functions and marketing events in support of broker relationship development and team building.

 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of agribusiness underwriting experience or equivalent knowledge of the farming/agricultural industry.
  • Farm/agricultural background (personal or professional) and/or graduate diploma from an agricultural college would be an asset.
  • A general knowledge of building construction and residential properties is beneficial.
  • CIP designation or actively pursuing.
  • Professional, friendly, and courteous interactions with brokers and coworkers.
  • Dependable, organized and willingness to learn.
  • A team player with exceptional communication and customer service skills.
  • Experience with Guidewire would be an asset.
  • Demonstrates a high level of respect for confidentiality.

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 Antonella Leone at 647-624-9609 or forward your resume in confidence to antonella@dgacareers.com. 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

5 to 6 Years

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