Underwriting Specialist – P&C with Manufacturing, Toronto

December 29, 2016 by  
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Underwriting Specialist  P &C with Manufacturing

Comma Recruitment are looking for a Senior Underwriter / Specialist or Underwriting Manager with 8 years P&C Commercial Underwriting experience.

The Specialist is responsible for underwriting and servicing highly complex and unique accounts in accordance with established guidelines and business objectives in the achievement of national standards for data quality and service levels.

You will be expected to solve highly complex problems by applying a breadth of expertise to identify innovative solutions and also in interpreting internal and external business issues and recommending best practices.  In addition to underwriting responsibilities, this position is responsible for the mentorship and training of underwriting and support staff, ensuring best practices and guidelines are understood and applied.



  • Responsible for the successful management and pricing of designated portfolio of accounts.
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with brokers and/or customers to enhance understanding of the target market and to contribute to quality service, problem solving, and risk selection.
  • Collaborate with and support corporate underwriting teams in the development of products and pricing strategies to achieve profitable growth.
  • Understand and apply best business practices towards compliance, internal control and operational risk controls in accordance to national standards and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge and understanding of company operations and procedures, including demographic, economic, and social characteristics to increase market share.
  • Mentor and train underwriters and support staff.
  • Provide input to their Manager/Division Head and/or Corporate Underwriting on various underwriting, strategic, staffing and other issues as requested.
  • Work collaboratively with Supervisors and/or Managers on special projects and assignments requiring advanced technical skills and knowledge when required.


  • Post-secondary school education and/or equivalent on the job experience.
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience of property and casualty underwriting, experience with manufacturing or resources.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of underwriting discipline and pricing models.
  • Working knowledge of company underwriting philosophy, policy contracts, rating programs, risk information sources, underwriting/technical manual information, statuary constraints, and computer workflow procedures.
  • Ability to work within and adapt to PC oriented environments, including familiarity with e-mail and Internet skills. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Completion of the CIP/FCIP designation.

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Marketing / Account Management

December 6, 2016 by  
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Marketing / Account Management

 Comma Recruitment are looking for a Marketing / Business Development  Account Manager to join a very successful team, looking for 1 years experience in a field rep, sales or account management position along with a medical / Kinesiology / Science education or some medical/physio  background.

  • Account management Services for new and existing accounts.
  • Direct and coordinate company sales and marketing functions.
  • Develop and coordinate sales selling cycle and methodology.
  • Direct and oversee the company marketing function to identify and develop new customers for products and services.
  • Research and develop strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing, and new project development.
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs, and results.
  • Develop and manage sales and marketing budgets, and oversee the development and management of internal operating budgets.
  • Plan and coordinate public affairs, and communications efforts, to include public relations and community outreach.
  • Directly manage major and critical developing client accounts, and coordinate the management of all other accounts.
  • Participate in the development of new project proposals.
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Supervise the planning and development of company marketing and communications materials.
  • Increase sales for Legal, Employer, Life and Health markets locally, as well as across Canada when deemed necessary
  • Represent the company at various community and/or business meetings to promote the company.
  • Supervise the preparation, issuance, and delivery of sales materials, exhibits, and promotion programs.
  • Promote positive relations with partners, vendors, and distributors.
  • Recommend and administer policies and procedures to enhance operations.
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.

We Offer :

  • Full time, salaried position – Monday – Friday
  • Full benefits and Vacation package
  • Commission / Bonus Structure
  • Full training and product / service education
  • Opportunity for professional development and promotion

 Please forward resume to [email protected]