Hub International Underwriting Broker in Nanaimo, British Columbia

HUB International is seeking a an energetic, self-motivated individual to come join our team in the position of an Underwriting Broker . If you are a self-starter looking for a challenge, this will be a great opportunity for you to join a growing organization!

We are proud to offer competitive compensation along with comprehensive benefits, group RRSP matching, education funding, and exciting opportunities for advancement.

We invite you to learn more about our team at www.hubinternational.com at http://www.hubinternational.com/

Function:

Provide technical expertise and underwriting support to commercial lines producers in all regions for new and renewal business including all in-house programs and underwriting facilities. Maintain contact with our London markets as well as our insurance companies and understand the appetites and target classes for our key contracts and carriers. Work closely with HUB offices/producers to develop and present the underwriting and marketing information necessary to provide the most comprehensive and competitive terms for new and renewal business.

Responsibilities:

  • Underwrite, negotiate and authorize the acceptance of new business, renewals and endorsements according to authority limits and company standards

  • Apply effective pricing and underwriting in accordance to our London contracts and In house programs.

  • Participate in delivery of technical training and acts as a mentor to junior staff

  • Develop and maintain excellent producer relationships through discussions, correspondence and office visits.

  • Offer support to producers in terms of market availability, coverage's available, and interpretations of wordings.

  • Work with Producers to develop niche markets and programs and implement same as required.

  • Fully understand our existing programs and products.

  • Actively participate in commercial lines meetings as required.

  • Attend & participate in company meetings as required.

  • Other miscellaneous duties as required

What you bring to this role:

  • Ability to adapt to change and take decisive action when necessary

  • Strategic thinking skills: ability to see the big picture while maintaining focus on daily details

  • Excellent consultant, influencing and negotiation skills with prior Underwriting Experience

  • Strong decision making skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior customer service skills, excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task

Qualifications:

  • University degree / college diploma would be considered an asset

  • CIP or actively pursuing professional insurance designation

  • Minimum 3 – 7 years of related Insurance experience

  • Solid understanding and expertise in commercial property and casualty underwriting

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Level 1 License (or working towards)

Location: Canada, British Columbia, Nanaimo
Required Education: Some college (no degree)
Required Experience: 2-5 years
Required Travel: No travel required
Date published: 11-Apr-2018
Department: Underwriting
Ref#: 71864_20180310