Senior Underwriter, Errors & Omissions Insurance

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Job Title:
Senior Underwriter, Errors & Omissions Insurance
Position ID:
J1119-0016
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Division:
Commercial Insurance
Region:
Head Office
Posting Language:
E
Job Category:
Commercial Insurance
Number of Positions:
1
Closing Date:
24/11/2019

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.

At RSA Canada, our purpose is to Make Life Better Together and we do that every day through our commitments to our people, our customers and our partners. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, fair, and accessible environment where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential and where everyone feels comfortable being their true selves. We hire on the basis of merit and we are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, as well as equal access to training and promotion opportunities.

Position Overview:

Working in the ProFin Hub within the Global Specialty Lines (GSL) division in Canada, situated in downtown Toronto, you will devote your technical skills, business savvy and track record of success to underwriting, marketing and promoting our GSL Risk Managed property product offerings. Our key customers and clients, Canada’s Fortune-1000 companies, and Canada’s top 300 private organizations will rely on your experience and strong customer focus to provide them with sound advice and exceptional service. Your expertise in areas of underwriting, risk analysis and strategic thinking will help you recognize and capitalize on our target market opportunities.

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

• Positively contribute to the delivery of all financial targets for the Errors & Omissions Insurance
• Execution of regional growth and profitability plan, including rate and pricing strategies
• RSA Errors & Omissions the market of choice for key strategic brokers
• Negotiate pricing and terms on our program business, as well as mutually acceptable solutions to underwriting proposals.
• Provide excellent service to and effectively communicate with our E&O brokers and clients.
• Underwrite new and renewal business by analyzing and assessing pertinent information.
• Develop strong relationships with brokers and clients to encourage the growth and retention of our book of business.
• Pulse on market trends, conditions and product opportunities.
• Work closely with other business segment underwriters to deliver profitable growth.
• Identify opportunities to improve broker and client service within the RSA Errors & Omissions line of business
• Communicate RSA’s Corporate Value Proposition to brokers
• Deliver exceptional service to brokers and clients including management of specialized account service plans.
• Adhere to the administrative, underwriting guidelines and processes of the Specialty ProFin Team within GSL.

What you bring to this role

• Minimum of 10 years relevant specialty underwriting experience is preferred
• Programs experience is an asset
• University degree or equivalent
• CIP, RPLU and/or CRM preferred
• Displays energy and enthusiasm in pursuit of their objectives and end results.
• Ability to plan workload given multiple client demands.
• A high level of initiative and ability to solve problems quickly.
• Self-motivated and goal oriented.
• Demonstration of continuous improvement
• In depth knowledge and understanding of policy forms and wordings, ability to work with manuscript forms and negotiate legal and uw’g requirements with brokers.
• Strong Market Presence, personal brand, and market knowledge nationally
• Proven relationship management skills, both internal and external with key stakeholders
• Facultative placement experience and understanding of net/gross line strategies
• Polished communication skills (verbal & non-verbal)
• Account View Strategy
• Ability to define thought process in underwriting with concision and within uw’g framework/ guidance
• Strong team player both within direct team and with critical stakeholders
• French or other languages are an asset
• Broker and / or Risk Management experience are an asset

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.

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.