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Hub International Underwriter, Personal Lines in Burnaby, British Columbia

THE OPPORTUNITY

As an Underwriter & Personal Lines Assist you will be a resource to the Insurance Advisors for both our head office and our Community Branch Network. This role will provide day to day support to the management of all personal insurance including underwriting. We are seeking an individual with exceptional client service skills to join our Burnaby Still Creek head office location in a regular full time position.

Our Burnaby Still Creek head office location is centrally located in the Willingdon Business Park near Brentwood Town Centre. This location is easily accessible by the Gilmore sky train station with many shops, restaurants and other amenities nearby.

You would be joining our rapidly growing Personal Lines Division and would be instrumental in helping build an innovative, client-focused approach and culture. Choose a career with HUB and create a future that combines a diverse, challenging work environment with financial security and celebrated success.

To find associated positions at our HUB simply search myHUBbc as a keyword in the search bar on our careers page at https://hubinternational.jobs/canada/ !

HUB INTERNATIONAL – FIND YOUR PASSION

Career development and advancement is important to you, and to us. As the largest insurance broker in Canada, and 5th largest broker worldwide, HUB is growing by 15% each year on average, positioning you for longevity and success.

We’ve developed a friendly, passionate and entrepreneurial-focused culture, allowing you to share and learn alongside your fellow experts and colleagues. We offer in-house educational development as well as paid educational opportunities, so that you can further develop your leadership skillset and industry knowledge.

To support your career at HUB, our flexible benefits plan allows you to choose the benefits make sense for you, your family and your lifestyle.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

As an Underwriter & Personal Lines Assist you will:

  • Support field Insurance Advisors with questions regarding quotes, Broker Management System and Carrier Portals.

  • Assist team with submissions to specialty markets (such as Cansure):

  • Gather the information from the Insurance Advisors

  • Presenting risk to Cansure and receive quote

  • Prepare quote for Insurance Advisor to present to client.

  • Act as a resource on quote submissions

  • Expert and resource in Cansure Portal

  • Assist with the underwriting inbox and quires

  • Including complex or escalated submissions

  • Underwriting for in-house Lloyds business (including appraisals)

  • Execute profitability and growth strategies of the Lloyds book of business in Duck Creek

  • Assist with daily coaching & training of Insurance Advisors and onboarding of new hires

  • Assist and participate in development and delivering training material

  • Identify & propose training

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED?

As the successful candidate, you will bring:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Personal Lines role

  • Level 2 General Insurance License

  • Experience with using variety of Carrier Portals and Broker Management Systems

  • Good communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Intermediate understanding of specialty risks

  • Experience and passion in training and coaching

  • Understanding of claims reporting and working with escalations

  • Has strong technical insurance knowledge of coverages

  • Confident to work independently without supervision

  • Superior client service, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Work well in a fast paced, client-focused environment

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office knowledge, with focus on Excel and Word

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

  • Competitive compensation with industry-leading benefits for you and your family.

  • NEW! Flexible health, dental and lifestyle benefit options

  • Comprehensive tuition financing

  • Support for your career-related training and development.

  • Career advancement for you in the growing insurance industry.

  • A place to belong, where your ideas matter, and values drive decisions.

  • An empowering environment where you will be provided with the right tools and support to deliver exceptional client service.

  • Mileage reimbursement for vehicle use (if applicable)

  • Flexible hours to promote work-life balance

  • On-site fitness center

  • Door-to-Door complimentary shuttle

WHAT DO WE VALUE?

Entrepreneurship – We encourage innovation and educated risk-tasking.

Integrity – We do the right thing, every time.

Teamwork – We work together to maximize results.

Accountability – We measure and take responsibility for outcomes.

Service – We serve our customers, communities and colleagues.

Department Account Management & Service

Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: No Travel Required

Required Education: High school or equivalent

Hi, we’re HUB.

In a rapidly changing world, we advise businesses and individuals on how to prepare for the unexpected.

When you partner with us, you're at the center of a vast network of experts who will help you reach your goals through risk services, claims management, and compliance support.

And this gives you the peace of mind that what matters most to you will be protected — through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions that put you in control.

About HUB International

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.

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