Associate Underwriter/Underwriter (12 Month Contract)

Department: Underwriting, Ontario and Atlantic Region
Location: Toronto
Reports To: Manager, Ontario and Atlantic Region or Senior Vice President, Ontario & Atlantic Regional Leader

Position Summary:

Primary focus of this role will be underwriting, marketing, maintaining and growing an assigned portfolio of middle market Property and Casualty business within the Ontario and Atlantic Region Underwriting team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a desire for and continuous pursuit towards ‘elite underwriting’ skills and knowledge of Liberty products, with a focus on Property and Casualty including Automobile and Umbrella/ Excess Liability lines of business.
  • Production and underwriting of an assigned book of new and renewal business; including analysis of risk, negotiation of policy terms and conditions, pursuit of rate adequacy and strong account retention, all consistent with Liberty underwriting guidelines and strategies.
  • Ensure proper exposure analysis, documentation, quality and timeliness of account summaries, file organization, adherence to Underwriter guidelines, and effective use of risk services, actuary and claims resources.
  • Maintain and expand Liberty broker relationships through regular marketing activities, active prospecting of account rounding opportunities and the development of a pipeline of new middle market clients.
  • Work closely with other Liberty business units to leverage multi-line business opportunities.
  • Demonstrate effective prioritization of workload and provide superior customer service to our brokers and clients.
  • Continuous learning and development through attendance of industry events, relevant seminars and courses, and learning from existing Liberty expertise.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent post-secondary education with relevant insurance designations/ education is an asset.
  • Related work experience in the insurance industry is considered an asset.
  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills, in addition to strong business and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Superior relationship management and negotiation skills
  • Must portray action oriented behavioural traits and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Able to make sound underwriting decisions in a timely manner under tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and pursues the business with energy, drive and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must be effective in a variety of formal presentations settings including one-on-one, small and large groups and can adjust communication to an audience to ensure being effective.

Interested candidates should submit a resume to CareersCanada@libertymutual.com  indicating the job title in the subject line.

Liberty Mutual Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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