We’re looking for two Personal Lines Underwriters to join our growing team!
There will be one Full Time Permanent position available, as well as one 12 month secondment/contract position.
As an Underwriter in Personal Lines, your work will have a big impact in processing and underwriting moderately complex files within binding authority limit involving personal automobile, property and/or casualty policies in order to contribute to a profitable portfolio of business. You will also develop business opportunities through building and maintaining strong internal/external business partner relationships, as well as acting as a technical resource of underwriting knowledge for both colleagues and internal/external business partners.
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:
Assess and evaluate moderately complex risks. Process, underwrite and authorize the acceptance of new business, renewals, cancellations and endorsements to develop and retain profitable business.
Ensure authorized limits are in accordance with established company guidelines, applicable laws and regulations as well as apply standard rates and premiums in underwriting quotes. Review supporting claims reports and legal background.
Implement and exercise learned techniques including; qualifying a business opportunity, prepare for contact, contact internal/external business partners, develop proposal, promote proposal, gain commitment and close the agreement.
May provide technical advice, recommendations, and mentoring to team members. Provide training and information sessions or technical advice and coaching to Underwriters.
May develop and manage relationships with internal/external business partners; participate in courtesy visits, insurance industry and marketing events, promote products and services, solicit new business and identify opportunities for profitable growth. Write summaries regarding overall results.
Post-secondary education or equivalent business experience
1 to 3 years of Personal Lines Underwriting Experience with active brokers relations and transactions
Enrolment in CIP Program and actively pursuing designation
Sales and customer service experience
Excellent sales and customer retention skills
Proficient computer and keyboarding skills
Good verbal and written communication and relationship building abilities
In permitting circumstances willingness to travel to broker’s offices as required, in possession of a valid driver's license and a good driving record
French is an asset but not required
Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:
An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our value of Respect is founded on seeing diversity as a strength, being inclusive and fostering collaboration. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected and heard.
If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please advise the Talent Acquisition partner who reaches out about the job opportunity and they will work with you to meet your needs.
As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that internal and external candidates will be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
Eligibility to Work in Canada
It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
This posting closes on April 29, 2021.