Underwriting

Underwriter

Underwriters are responsible for assessing, loss analyzing, negotiating, rating, and issuing new business, renewals and endorsements for an assigned portfolio based on the company’s underwriting pricing and guidelines. The underwriter role is responsible for achieving Ecclesiastical’s profit and underwriting objectives for a specified book or portfolio of business, complying with and conforming to Branch and Corporate policies, measures and standards for underwriting, customer service, profitability, productivity and financial management. This position requires underwriters to build both internal and external relationships.

Underwriter Qualifications

  • University Degree or College Diploma or equivalent insurance experience
  • CIP designation complete or in progress
  • 5-7 years of commercial property & casualty underwriting experience
  • Overall experience and 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 as well as management and managing local brokerage plans
  • Knowledge and applied experience in connecting personal results to the management of loss ratios, gross written and earned premium
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills in order to form effective underwriting recommendations for moderately complex situations
  • Possess sound technical underwriting judgment
  • Ability to organize and complete work on time and within budget
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Effective and professional negotiation, selling, and advocating skills
  • Capable and motivated to work as situations may require on both an individual and team level

Ecclesiastical offers a challenging, rewarding environment and a competitive benefits and compensation package. Please apply in confidence by forwarding your resume and cover letter to careers@eccles-ins.com

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ecclesiastical Insurance is an equal opportunity employer.

Ecclesiastical welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.