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26 Oct 2015

Full-Time Field Underwriter – Eastern Region

The Commonwell Mutual Insurance – Posted by Lindsay, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

This position focuses on partnering with our broker/agent partners and Underwriting Leadership team to drive new business growth of medium to large complex farm and commercial accounts, and to assist in loss control of existing accounts. With a vest interest in continuous improvement, you will build relationships to assess risk, and share your knowledge and experience with our internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist brokers/agents in prospecting larger complicated risks, including the completion of evaluations on all buildings, liability assessments and rating of the prospective business, providing binding authority to brokers and agents,
  • Assist brokerage/agency employees with underwriting more complex farm, residential and commercial business,
  • Assess risk and communicate rates and conditions to brokers/agents,
  • Provide field training to brokerage/agency employees and producers on more complex risk underwriting,
  • Act as a technical specialist as required for training of The Commonwell employees and brokers; and
  • Provide technical underwriting and Loss Control expertise to assist in development of underwriting guidelines for commercial, farm, and residential risks.

Necessary qualifications include:

  • A minimum of 10 years experience with P&C insurance, specifically with farm and commercial underwriting,
  • Effective communication, negotiation and sales acumen,
  • Solid ability to communicate on all levels of the organization; including effective presentation skills and training experience,
  • Expert knowledge in ITV tools including RCT, BVS, Douglas Cost Guide etc, as well as other tools utilized through the inspection process,
  • Expert knowledge in understanding Underwriting principles of risk control, hazard identification and risk mitigation processes,
  • Strong knowledge of reinsurance and rating principles,
  • Understanding of building and construction for farm and commercial operations; and
  • Post Secondary Education and/or completion of CIP/FCIP designation is an asset.

Visit for a detailed role description. Qualified applicants are asked to submit their resume by November 17, 2015 to:

Attention: Human Resources

We thank all candidates for their applications, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted

How to Apply

Company: The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group
Posted On: 10/26/2015
Ad Expires: 11/24/2015
External Link (URL): Visit the Web site
Posted By:Teri Lawrence (Reply to this ad)
Contact Information:
Location: Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Job Location: Ontario (Outside GTA)
Phone: (705) 324-2146

Job Categories: Commercial and Underwriting. Job Types: Full-Time.


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