Our Insurance Client is searching for an Assistant Underwriting Manager. This position is involved in the day to day operations across all lines of business ensuring effective and timely processing of new, endorsement and renewal business. Leading a team of underwriting supervisors, underwriters and support employees, the Assistant Underwriting Manager leads the development of employees, identifies and implements opportunities for efficiencies and manages the transaction service levels of the underwriting department.
Expert knowledge of operational systems, work-flow processes and policies in support of client service expectations, continuous improvement and overall efficiency.
Understanding of management reporting, information flow and organizational planning. Working knowledge of budgeting development process and budget management, knowledge of business planning process to support short and medium term department planning.
Working knowledge of the ratemaking and product development processes across all lines of business, knowledge of all classes of auto, residential and commercial insurance.
Expert competency in reading and interpreting all policy wordings.
Post Secondary Education and completion of CIP, FCIP designation considered an asset.
Excellent leadership skills, well defined sense of diplomacy, solid negotiation, conflict resolution and people management skills.