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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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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 l.kerr@forwardinsurance.ca or use the form below. Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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