Senior UnderwriterToronto, ON

About The Role

Totten is looking for a Senior Underwriter to provide exceptional customer service to our broker partners and work to expand Totten’s presence in the Professional Lines segment based out of downtown Toronto office. We offer an excellent opportunity to work for one of Canada’s Leading MGA’s and to become part of a dynamic and knowledgeable team.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage an assigned book of Professional Lines business which consists of risk analysis, negotiating terms and conditions, and working within the parameters of assigned authority

  • Work with the goal of providing or finding solutions for all stakeholders

  • Support the Underwriters on policy issuance, coding, and endorsements

  • Maintain a high level of broker visibility through regular sales calls (in person/conference calls)

  • Build rapport with our insurer partners domestically, and our broker partners at Lloyd’s

  • Demonstrate effective workflow management through prioritization and work with a sense of urgency

  • Handle account inquiries from our broker partners and internally

  • Work closely with others across all business segments at Totten to leverage cross-sell opportunities

  • Other duties may be assigned as required

What You’ll Need for Success

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of underwriting experience

  • Industry designations preferred (i.e. CIP, CAIB, etc.)

  • RIBO Licensed Required (or within the first 3 months of employment)

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • A strong work ethic, good organizational skills and the ability to work within a team environment.

  • Strong communication skills: written and verbal

  • Strong time management skills, goal oriented, and self-directed

  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Experience with TAM or Policy Works broker management systems an asset

Choose Totten and Elevate Your Career

Totten Insurance Group stands at the pinnacle as Canada's preeminent national MGA provider, specializing in niche products and pioneering solutions. Offering an eclectic array of insurance products and programs, Totten Group's commitment lies in rendering top-tier insurance solutions that aren't typically accessible in the mainstream marketplace.

Actively supporting more than 2,000 independent brokers across Canada, Totten Group proudly embraces a robust organizational structure, featuring five distinct divisions. These include Commercial Casualty, Commercial Property, Hospitality, Personal Lines, and Professional Liability. Each division contributes unique expertise, ensuring comprehensive coverage that matches the diverse needs of our clientele. To read more about Totten, please visit https://www.tottengroup.com/about/.

Your well-being is our priority, and we back this up with a wealth of benefits:

  • Engage in a rewarding work environment that recognizes your contributions through a competitive pay structure, inclusive of incentives, bonuses, and additional earning opportunities.

  • Benefit from flexible working arrangements and generous time-off policies designed to accommodate your lifestyle.

  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including company-matched RRSPs, tailored to meet your personal and family needs.

  • Grow with HUB through sponsored training and development programs, along with tuition reimbursement opportunities to fuel your career advancement.

  • Receive reimbursements for professional license fees and membership dues, underscoring our commitment to your professional growth.

  • Avail of special discounts on events, travel, accommodations, and personal home & auto insurance, enhancing your HUB experience.

At Totten, we champion the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are steadfastly devoted to cultivating an atmosphere in which every member of our team feels valued and empowered. With this commitment in mind, we’ve crafted our selection process to ensure accessibility for all. We actively invite you to inform us if you require any support or accommodations during the recruitment journey. We staunchly uphold the principle of offering every applicant an equal chance to excel and prosper in our harmonious and inclusive workspace.

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Department Underwriting

Required Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Negligible

Required Education: Diploma