Associate Underwriter/Underwriter (12 Month Contract)

Department: Underwriting, Ontario and Atlantic Region
Location: Toronto
Reports To: Manager, Ontario and Atlantic Region

Company Overview:

Liberty Mutual Canada is the Canadian operation of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. We offer a broad suite of commercial insurance products and solutions to mid-size and large Canadian companies with Canadian, North American and/or multinational risks. Liberty Mutual Canada has over 250 employees and services its clients coast-to-coast from our regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax.

At Liberty Mutual Canada, diversity is about all of us. Our promise to you is a culture that is collaborative, rewarding and empowering. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees across all dimensions of diversity and believe that recognizing, appreciating, and applying the unique insights, perspectives and backgrounds of each person cultivates an atmosphere of trust and respect. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) is how we do business, and we’ll continue to invest in it to create a stronger global organization.

If you are unsure whether or not your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied and diverse perspectives and experiences that we can add to our team!

Our core values guide all of our decision-making and come to life through our benefits and employee programs. We offer:

  • A premier flexible work environment (a combination of on-site & remote work) supporting our employees in their pursuit of a healthy work-life balance
  • Competitive health & dental benefits plan
  • Competitive time off policy
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs
  • An opportunity to get involved and become a member of one of our national employee committees – social responsibility, employee engagement, diversity, equity & inclusion

The Opportunity:

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 indicating the job title in the subject line.


Liberty Mutual Canada is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees feel valued and supported. We are committed to building a workforce that is representative of the communities we operate in and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process due to a disability (which may be invisible or visible, temporary or permanent), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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