Junior Underwriter, Personal Lines [12-month Contract/Secondment Opportunity]

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City : Ajax

Category : Underwriting

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that inspires each of us to be the best we can be. 
Join our team and make a difference!

Your Job

This is a 12-month contract/secondment opportunity.
Do you have strong analytical abilities, a talent for building business relationships and enjoy providing excellent customer service? Are you eager to get your foot in the door with a national industry-leading organization? Do you want to work in an environment that believes in growth and development and offers various career opportunities?
As a Personal Lines Underwriter, you will analyze, select, and price, home and auto risks. You will also be responsible for maintaining positive relationships with our distribution network in support of our growth.
You will:

Accept risks in auto and home insurance by approving simple to complex transactions, based on position level
Process and underwrite files within binding authority limits involving personal automobile, property and/or casualty policies based on your level of experience. This may include new business, endorsements, renewals and requests for cancellations
Develop business opportunities through building and maintaining strong internal/external business partner relationships including brokers
Provide support to brokers regarding policy interpretation and underwriting policies and standards
Explain changes related to product pricing, underwriting guidelines and new products and provide additional support for all marketing campaigns

Your Skills

College diploma or university degree or high school diploma with equivalent experience
Working towards your Chartered Insurance Professional designation
1 year of personal lines experience
Strong analytical and negotiating skills
Team spirit and organizational skills
Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
Strong customer focus
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and computer tools
Available during the working hours of 8:00am- 5pm
Valid driver's license and able to travel within the designated branch area
Travel will be required possibly up to 2-4 days/week


Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  
If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide. 
Background Checks
Before receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to a background check if it’s a requirement for the role. This may include: verifying work references, validating education and credentials, employment verification, identity checks, reviewing credit reports, as well as criminal and driving record checks.
Internal Candidates
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
This posting closes on June 25, 2019.

Eligibility to work in Canada

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

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