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Senior Underwriter, Global Specialty Lines


Position ID: J1117-0062
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Division: Commercial Insurance
Region: Ontario
Job Category: Commercial Insurance
Number of Positions 2

Keeping You Moving:

RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups with over 300 years of experience and over 20 million customers worldwide.Our people are committed to building a dynamic internal culture where our people love what they do and feel motivated to keep things moving – for customers, for their colleagues and as part of their own growth and development. In RSA, employing positive people is how we achieve success. You will be working in an environment that encourages you to do great work and you constantly will be faced with fresh challenges that have a direct impact on our business. We believe your personality and passion will keep RSA and our business moving forward. At RSA we have a culture that supports and rewards high performance with a competitive reward policy for top performers. Our rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for a worldwide industry leader.

Position Overview:

We're looking for a highly motivated individual to assume the role of Senior Underwriter in our Global Specialty Lines (GSL) division in our Toronto office. Working on large commercial and specialty risks, you will be responsible for managing the profitability and
growth of the GSL book of business through disciplined underwriting. You will be actively involved in developing growth opportunities and managing relationships with our brokers. This could include the development of new products as well as the development of large new business opportunities. As a senior member of the team, you will also play a role in developing underwriting skills for junior team members.

Who you are:

Your enthusiasm is infectious. You challenge the status quo. You find solutions to problems. You go the extra mile to exceed customers’ expectations. You get things done the right way. You represent our brand with passion and pride. You are a team player. You have fun and you make work fun for those working around you.

What you will achieve in this role:

• Develop strong Broker relationships
• Maintain high levels of productivity
• Communicate RSA’s Corporate Value Proposition to brokers
• Deliver exceptional customer service to brokers
• Ensure quality underwriting standards are met
• Negotiate mutually acceptable solutions to underwriting proposals with brokers

What you bring to this role:

• Minimum 5 years of Commercial Property/Casualty experience
• High level of technical competence in commercial underwriting
• Excellent customer service and negotiation skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong decision making skills
• Willingness for continuous improvement
• University Degree or College Diploma
• Completed or working toward CIP/FCIP designation

Other Information:

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We invite you to learn more about us at our Career Site, www.rsagroup.ca, where you can apply on line. RSA group of Companies is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.RSA group of Companies will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email AODA@RSAGROUP.CA or call us at toll free 1 (800)-855-0511. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Skills:
  • Commercial lines


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Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.




Johnson is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.