Commercial Underwriter

  • ClassificationUnderwriting
  • Salary
  • Work typeFull-time
  • LocationOntario, Canada
  • Posted on05 Apr 2017
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Commercial Underwriter

About the company

Specialized in niches of expert know-how insurance, APRIL develops and offers a wide range of tailor-made products for personal and commercial lines. We provide insurance products and services that are flexible, competitive and adapted to the needs of the insureds. 

Job description

We are currently seeking  an Commercial Underwriter for our Toronto Office.  The candidate will have to analyse the request of the brokers to offer insurance solutions  for their clients. We are looking for someone that would be embedded in our values: building trust, pushing boundaries, innovating and keeping things simple.


  •     Assessing, accepting, and declining new business submissions 
  •     Negotiating renewals & policy endorsements.
  •     Developing and maintaining positive broker relations. 
  •     Providing technical support to brokers. 



  •     2-5 Years Commercial Property & Casualty underwriting experience. 
  •     Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  •     Excellent awareness and understanding of the marketplace
  •     A high standard of service in handling broker queries

Asset :

  •     Knowledge of hard to place risk 
  •     CIP or working towards completing CIP courses
  •     Good solid broker relationships
  •     Knowledge of Llyod’s.  Binding authority, open market and have a reputation with the Lloyds syndicate 
  •     Knowledge of Policy works, SigXP and ComXP would be an asset.



  •     Performs well in a busy and dynamic operation 
  •     Team player adaptable to a changing environment. 
  •     Strong skills in client service and being able to listen to the client needs.
  •     Negotiation skills (with Brokers)
  •     Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  •     Organizational skills and being able to manage priorities
  •     Strong analytical skills and professional judgement

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