Underwriter

WHO ARE WE?
Leading Canada in all areas of insurance, HUB International is ranked among the world's top 10 brokerages. When you partner with us, you will be at the center of a vast network of experts providing unmatched service, expertise and insurance solutions alongside 11,000 employees in 500 offices across North America. Choose a career with HUB and take the first step toward creating a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and career satisfaction.
WHAT DO WE VALUE?

  • We encourage innovation and educated risk-tasking.
  • We do the right thing every time.
  • We work together to maximize results.
  • We measure and take responsibility for outcomes.
  • We serve our customers, communities and colleagues.
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
  • Competition wages
  • Complete tuition financing
  • Opportunities for career advancement and growth
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • No-cost fitness facility
  • Complimentary transit shuttle
POSITION DETAILS
As an Underwriter, you will work in collaboration with the Production team to strategize, develop and market new and renewal business for our clients. We are seeking a self-starter with a solid understanding of the insurance marketplace to join our Burnaby location in a regular full time position.
Our Burnaby Still Creek head office location is centrally located near Brentwood Town Centre and Gilmore station in the Willingdon Business Park. This location is skytrain accessible with many shops, restaurants and other amenities nearby.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Underwrite & negotiate terms for new and renewal business, cancellations and endorsements with insurance carriers
  • Reviews the expiry lists in advance to determine market needs and ensures there are no gaps in coverage for our clients
  • Gathers and organizes the information provided by Account Executives, Producers, internet & other sources to facilitate renewal and new submissions
  • Tracks & maintains a log of Insurers submission responses
  • Review & monitor figures, commitments, earthquake limits and loss ratios
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED?
The Underwriter is an integral part of the team as they build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and insurance carriers. The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience working with and interpreting insurance policies
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Extremely detail oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities
REQUIREMENTS
  • Level 2 General Insurance License (or willing to obtain)
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience
  • Those working towards or possess the CAIB, CIP, FCIP or CRM designations preferred
  • Experience with EPIC broker management system is an asset
Location: Canada, British Columbia, Burnaby
Required Education: High school or equivalent
Required Experience: 2-5 years
Required Travel: No travel required
Date published: 11-Sep-2018
Department: Account Management & Service
Ref#: P3434_20180910


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