Underwriter, Construction

March 31, 2021 by  
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Comma Recruitment are looking for a driven, results-oriented, team player to join us. This is a great opportunity to work alongside industry experts, develop client relationships, work as part of a dynamic and successful team and grow a book of business to support our ambitious growth goals. This role supports our Toronto based Construction team and reports to the Director, Construction.

Job Responsibilities

Underwriting: Analyzing Risk and Placing Business

  • Maintain knowledge of carriers’ underwriting guidelines and/or brokerage markets
  • Obtain adequate underwriting information for quoting, binding, and issuing
  • Review coverage requirements, prices, and conditions
  • Negotiate prices, terms, and conditions
  • Submit quality submissions to markets
  • Provide consultation to retailers regarding differences between quotes and coverages
  • Promptly review inspections to verify quality of risk
  • Ensure all renewal business is reviewed and quoted appropriately
  • Ensure all files are documented properly to avoid potential E&O’s
  • Maintain carrier relationships
  • Stay abreast of underwriting practices and maintain licenses and certifications


  • Train, develop, and nurture assistant/associate underwriters
  • Help manage priorities and workload of underwriters on your team
  • Cultivate trust, lead by example, and maintain an open door for team

Sales: New Business Development and Renewals 

  • Develop broker clientele by networking to identify new clients and brokers
  • Conduct marketing visits to build broker relationships and advertise our offerings
  • Maintain existing broker relationships to solicit renewals and generate new business
  • Build and develop markets/relationships
  • Develop marketing strategies to compete with other companies
  • Ensure prompt and courteous client service is provided to all brokers


  • Minimum 2 years of full time underwriting experience, MGA experience preferred but not essential as the focus on this role will be underwriting more than business development
  • CIP, CRM, FCIP or comparable designations preferred

Compensation Package

  • Competitive base compensation & highly lucrative sales incentive bonus plan
  • Health benefits
  • Employer matched RRSP
  • Employer paid continuing education courses, designations and licensing
  • Many opportunities for career advancement

Please forward resume to info@commarecruitment.ca


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