Senior Property and Casualty Underwriter

CHES Special Risk Inc.

Senior Property Casualty Underwriter

Position Title: Senior Property and Casualty Underwriter

Location: Vancouver

A Great Opportunity to join the Award winning MGA of the Year at CHES Special Risk.

We are looking to recruit a Professional P&C Underwriter to assist with the growth of our SME Book, in Vancouver, your key responsibilities will be to develop new and renewal, business with our Binder markets.

Must be able to speak and read English.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • P&C Underwriting
  • Underwrite new and renewal business as presented by a broker’s office
  • Achieve assigned monthly sales goals
  • Maintain the existing renewal book
  • Underwrite and negotiate renewal
  • Ensure Customer Service Standards are consistently met

2. Portfolio Management

  • Monitor each key Broker’s results semi-annually
  • Monitor Underlying Portfolio results and adjust accordingly
  • Report directly to Senior management

Skills, Education, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Post-graduate degree or certification
  • CIP/FCIP designation or in progress
  • Developed knowledge and applied experience in the application of industry legislation and regulations; knowledge of industry objectives, trends and issues
  • Minimum 5 years of commercial property and casualty underwriting experience
  • Demonstrable sales and marketing experience
  • Experience/exposure to financial management methods, the nature of insurance risk and reinsurance costs, underwriting, claims underwriting and reinsurance
  • Demonstrable proficiency in underwriting basic to moderately complex books of commercial property and casualty products, including underwriting coverage, pricing, production and delivery, risk management and managing local brokerage plans


  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Capable of making sound business decisions where there are areas of ambiguity
  • Possess excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Displays confidence and composure under pressure
  • Able and motivated to work in cross-functional teams as well as independently
  • Ability to take initiative and work effectively with minimal direction
  • Ability to motivate self and others

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $43,379.59-$90,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Work from home

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Calgary, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • underwriting: 5 years (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Vancouver, BC

Apply Now
To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your cover/motivation letter where ( you saw this job posting.

Job Location