commercial lines underwriter - ottawa

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$ 33.99 per hour
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ottawa, ontario
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Administrative Support
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$ 33.99 per hour
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job description

Our client in the insurance industry is currently looking for a Commercial Lines Underwriter work in their Ottawa officeThis position will service a substantial portfolio of commercial property and casualty business requiring a demonstrated underwriting ability and a commitment to customer service excellence. The successful candidate will be involved in the underwriting of medium to large sized commercial accounts. This role has the potential to extend or go permanent.


• Assess and evaluate risk for new and existing business including complex accounts.
• Assist more junior underwriters with applying corporate underwriting standards and share knowledge and skills with others in the branch.
• Analyze reports to determine adequate exposure and loss rating
• Maintain awareness of market trends, pricing levels and policy form amendments
• Negotiate renewal terms for the retention of business
• Utilize loss control and risk management practices in the underwriting process.
• Respond to inquiries from brokers regarding modification to policy files in a prompt and efficient manner.
• Work with brokers to develop new business.
• Develop and maintain excellent broker relationships and management of assigned broker portfolio
• Provide above average customer service
• Assist with training seminars
• Assist with performing self audits in the branch

• Work for a well-known insurance company
• Earn up to $33.99 per hour
• Ottawa location
• 12-month contract, with the possibility of permanent

• 3 to 5 years of commercial property/casualty business
• CIP is preferred
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Good computer skills
• Ability to meet challenging deadlines and perform effectively under pressure
• Knowledge of RTM system


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