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26 Oct 2015

Full-Time Senior Commercial Underwriter

Westland Insurance Group Ltd. – Posted by Westland Insurance Group Ltd. Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Westland Insurance Group Ltd has created an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Senior Underwriter based at our beautiful head office in South Surrey, BC. This is a great role if you have extensive experience underwriting commercial property in British Columbia.

Westland is one of the largest independent insurance brokers in Canada with over 600 employees across 65 offices throughout Alberta & BC. We have experienced rapid expansion in the past 5 years and are positioned to continue on this growth path. Westland Insurance has strong relationships with the Canadian Re-Insurance market and the Lloyds market in London, which allow us opportunities to place & underwrite a variety of commercial risks.

What we offer:

  • Base salary
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs

The Opportunity:

Are you passionate about commercial underwriting? In this role you will bring experience and a strong understanding of commercial and residential real estate risks in developing a profitable book of commercial property risks.

  • Work with major national insurers specializing in BC property
  • Responsible for underwriting a portfolio of commercial property risks across the province
  • Responsible for risk selection and rating within the bounds of the Underwriting Authority given to you
  • Travel frequently to various branch offices across the province of BC and potentially Alberta.

Here’s what you bring:

  • Minimum 10 years insurance experience and minimum 5 years with commercial lines underwriting
  • Strong knowledge of the BC Property insurance marketplace
  • Knowledge & experience in rating and mapping flood and earthquake exposures
  • Excellent and effective communication skills, you are a key contributor to the team’s success
  • Strong decision making skills and ability to work effectively and independently
  • A natural ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion are important qualities
  • Strong work ethic without sacrificing your ability to have fun on the job
  • Ideally working towards CAIB or CIP designition

How to Apply

Company: Westland Insurance Group Ltd
Posted On: 10/26/2015
Ad Expires: 12/23/2015
External Link (URL): Visit the Web site
Posted By:Penny Crawford (Reply to this ad)
Contact Information:
Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Job Location: British Columbia
Phone: 778 545 2159

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


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