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Underwriting Assistant, Commercial

Forward is looking for a full-time Commercial Lines Underwriting Assistant to join our Vancouver team.

Position Details

This role includes a benefits package. Compensation to be determined, commensurate with experience.

This is an in-office position at our Vancouver, BC office. There is no ability to work remotely.

Job Description


  • Answering inquiries and providing support to our brokers while building + maintaining relationships.
  • Assisting underwriters with the processing of renewals, endorsements, cancellations, and new business.
  • Assisting with internal administration of specialty commercial insurance lines.
  • Achieve performance targets and meet required deadlines to maintain service standards.
  • Promote and model Forward culture, values and brand promise.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Qualifications


  • Prior Canadian P&C insurance experience
  • Strong computer skills including high proficiency with MS office including excel. Typing speed and accuracy is critical.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure and deliver on deadlines
  • An inclusive and transparent collaboration style.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Aptitude to adapt to changes in the workplace positively.
  • Able to be licensed as an insurance broker

Education & Experience

Bonus if you also have…

  • Prior experience with commercial and/or specialty lines insurance
  • Hold a current valid insurance license

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to or use the form below. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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