Senior Construction Underwriter

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Job title: Senior Construction Underwriter

Company: Aon

Job description: Job Description:Do you want to be a driving force in helping to deliver strong results? Are you interested in influencing and leading new initiatives? Do you consistently find ways to improve on the status quo and aim to not settling for “good enough”?Linx is looking for a Senior Construction Underwriter in Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary or Vancouver.Note: This vacancy is eligible under Aon’s SmartWorking policy and is therefore a hybrid role with the flexibility to work both virtually and from our office.Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada. This role is not eligible for sponsorship, and we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa or work permit.Aon is in the business of better decisionsAt Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.What the day will look like

  • Be a key player and contributor in working with management and colleagues to expand the Linx project construction offering and programs
  • Share your industry experience and knowledge with more junior team members, our broker force and our markets
  • Underwriting of Builders Risk and Wrap Up liability policies
  • Analyze new business and project extensions and provide terms based upon our underwriting guidelines
  • Develop clear and concise underwriting proposals for accounts which may fall outside underwriting authority
  • Negotiate terms, conditions and pricing within the parameters of our program underwriting guidelines/authorities
  • Identify opportunities to upsell coverage, limits or products
  • Main high level of service with your customer service focus and solutions-orientated approach
  • Build a network of relationships with our brokers and our various markets
  • Be involved in the training and development for more junior underwriters/underwriting assistants.
  • Monitor and assess competitive factors in the marketplace and keep your team informed of any changing market conditions

How this opportunity is differentAs a Senior Construction Underwriter, you will underwrite a variety of commercial insurance lines of business, which includes property and/or casualty, and some specialty lines.Skills and experience that will lead to success

  • 5+ years of project construction underwriting experience
  • 5-10 years of commercial property and casualty experience in the contracting sector is an asset.
  • Cross Canada underwriting experience is an asset.
  • AIIC/CIP and/or FCIP designation.
  • Strong decision marking skills
  • Ability to be creative to solve problems.
  • Robust analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate your thought process clearly and concisely required.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Understands the time sensitivity of the project construction market.
  • Team player
  • Experience mentoring or training more junior staff is an asset.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Outlook.

How we support our colleaguesIn addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work… and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.Aon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status.We welcome applications from all and provide individuals with disabilities with reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application, interview process and to perform essential job functions once onboard. If you would like to learn more about the reasonable accommodations we provide, email 2543785

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Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 00:29:15 GMT

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