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Starr Companies Insurance Company

Underwriter - Commerical Property - Technical Accounts



Company Information

Starr Companies is a global insurance organization providing property and casualty insurance solutions to business and industry. Through our ongoing innovation in product development and strategic expansions, we have positioned ourselves as unique leaders in the insurance industry. Our talented and experienced associates manage risk and ultimately support the profitable growth of organizations in a dynamic, competitive and ever-changing marketplace.

With a presence on five continents, Starr provides property, casualty, and accident & health insurance products as well as a range of specialty coverages including aviation, marine, energy and excess casualty insurance. Starr Companies also provides a broad spectrum of insurance-related services, including claims handling and settlement, reinsurance, risk assessment, and loss control.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities of the position

  • Solicit and review new and renewal property submission from various production sources throughout Canada

  • Analyze submitted documentation according to company underwriting standards and guidelines and request additional information i.e. engineering reports, CAT modeling, etc., as needed or required.

  • Subject to written underwriting authority prepare and present quotation terms and conditions as submitted.

  • As regards quoted terms or conditions outside underwriting authority, prepare written referral document and submit for approval to appropriate authority.

  • Review and approve binding terms and conditions for new and renewal business as well as endorsements and amendments to existing policies.

  • Prepare and approve insurance details for binders and reinsurance layoff sheets for underwriting assistants, in order to book and bill new and renewal accounts.

  • Set up or review and approve policy forms for all new and renewal policies according to binding terms for policy issuance by U/A including endorsements.

  • Review and approve final bound policy terms prior to mailing to broker/client in accordance with STARR TECH underwriting standards and guidelines.

  • Prepare and approve file documentation in accordance with STARR TECH file documentation procedures.

  • Prepare various Home Office reports as requested or required.

  • Other duties as may be assigned by manager

Skills/Experience Required:

  • 5 years of commercial property underwriting experience and Canada marketplace knowledge

  • Handle multiple tasks and prioritize

  • Strong computer skills

  • Travel will be necessary

  • Analytical mind

  • Service oriented

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Salesmanship attributes

Contact Information

Starr Companies Insurance Company
Debbie Leban
Regional HR Manager
Posting Date: 02-Aug-2017Insurance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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