Our client is a specialist insurer with more than three decades of experience in providing clients with the highest standards of underwriting and claims service worldwide.   They are currently looking for two Underwriting Assistants to join their team for a one year contract which may be approved to go perm.

Key Responsibilities:

.  Support the Underwriters in the delivery of an effective and efficient administration service

.  Provide pre-underwriting and renewal preparation support to Underwriters and other staff.

.  Ensure timely and accurate data entry and scanning of risk documentation onto all Company systems within agreed service levels.

.  Data verification, integrity & accuracy.

.  Logging and scanning quotes and declinatures, filing & archiving documents.

.  Interact with other teams within the Company, ie Claims, Finance, Compliance and other underwriting teams on matters affecting or related to accounts within the portfolio.

.  Help maintain team standards through supporting other underwriting assistants in achieving their service/quality levels and targets, as required.


.  Provide accurate management information to senior management team and underwriters.

.  Produce ad hoc reports, presentations and marketing literature for senior managers, underwriters and other members of staff as requested.

Broker/Client Interaction

.  Provide a professional service to brokers in person, writing, email and telephone.

.  Maintain and develop key relationships including brokers and external clients, responding to client queries in an accurate and timely fashion.

.  Attend client meetings as required.

Person Specification:

.  Accurate and numerate

.  Computer skills – good working knowledge of MS Office, well developed spreadsheet skills

.  Able to communicate effectively with others, both verbally and in writing

.  Motivational skills, team worker as well as able to work on own initiative

.  The ability to manage time, meet deadlines and prioritise

Knowledge and Experience

.  Proven administrative experience, preferably within the insurance or financial services sectors.

.  Proven background in accurate, high volume data entry

.  Insurance experience advantageous

Aptitude and Disposition

  • Outcome focussed, self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Professional approach to successfully interact with managers/colleagues/external suppliers
  • Competencies
  •   Achievement orientation
  •   Analytical thinking
  •   Information seeking
  •   Customer focus
  •  Initiative
  •   Problem solving
  •   Detail orientated
  •   Time management
  •   Relationship building
  •   Communication skills

About Insurance Career Network Inc.

Insurance Career Network is a recruitment firm focused exclusively on the insurance industry.  Our relationships, knowledge and leading experience enable us to connect leading insurers, brokerage firm and independent adjusting firms with the most talented candidates for each role.
Since 1991, we have been building and nurturing relationships and with over 13,000 registered candidates, we can tap into our highly technical experience for our clients.  Our recruiters come directly from insurance related positions and bring a wealth of knowledge to each recruitment assignment.

TO APPLY:  Register and submit your resume through this site or email your resume to francis@insurancecareernet.com or call Francis for more information 416 703-5120 x200.