Senior P&C Underwriter

  • ClassificationUnderwriting
  • Salary$65,000 ~ $85,000
  • Work typeFull-time
  • LocationOntario, Canada
  • Posted on05 Apr 2018
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Senior Property Casualty Underwriter

Position Title: Property and Casualty  Underwriter

Location: Downtown, Toronto

A Great Opportunity to join the Award winning MGA of the Year at CHES Special Risk.

We are looking to recruit a P&C Underwriter for our growing SME Book, your key responsibilities will be to maintain existing Renewals and develop new business with our Binder markets.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  1. P&C Underwriting
  • Underwrite new business as presented by a broker’s office
  • Achieve assigned monthly sales goals
  • Maintain the existing renewal book
  • Underwrite and negotiate renewal
  • Ensure Customer Service Standards are consistently met

2. Portfolio Management

  • Monitor each key Broker’s results semi-annually
  • Monitor Underlying Portfolio results and adjust accordingly
  • Report directly to Senior management

Skills, Education, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Post-graduate degree or certification
  • CIP/FCIP designation or in progress
  • Developed knowledge and applied experience in the application of industry legislation and regulations; knowledge of industry objectives, trends and issues
  • Minimum 2 years of commercial property and casualty underwriting experience
  • Demonstrable sales and marketing experience
  • Experience/exposure to financial management methods, the nature of insurance risk and reinsurance costs, underwriting, claims underwriting and reinsurance
  • Demonstrable proficiency in underwriting basic to moderately complex books of commercial property and casualty products, including underwriting coverage, pricing, production and delivery, risk management and managing local brokerage plans
  • Language skills an advantage



  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Capable of making sound business decisions where there are areas of ambiguity
  • Possess excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Displays confidence and composure under pressure
  • Able and motivated to work  in cross-functional teams as well as independently
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively with minimal direction
  • Ability to motivate self and others

How to Apply

ABOUT CHES Special Risk Inc. CHES Special Risk Inc. established as a Managing General Agent and Wholesale broker in 2004, in response to Broker demand to a hardening market place, commencing with a particular specialty in the Entertainment and Hospitality business, later becoming a fully accredited Lloyd's coverholder in 2009. CHES Special Risk are a fully Independent Canadian Owned MGA delivering "A" Rated capacity both in the Hard to Place, and Standard lines classes and support their Retail Brokers in Growing and developing their businesses. Winner of the 2016/2017 Award for MGA of the Year More information regarding CHES Special Risk can be found at:


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