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Frank Cowan Company

Commercial Underwriter



Company Information

About Frank Cowan Company

Frank Cowan Company is a leader in providing specialized insurance programs, including risk management and claims services for municipalities and public service, healthcare, education, community, children’s and social service organizations across Canada.

Proven industry knowledge, gained through over 85 years of partnering with insurance companies and independent brokers, gives Frank Cowan Company the ability to effectively manage the necessary risk, advisory and claims services for both standard and complex issues.

Frank Cowan Company’s head office is located in Princeton, Ontario with a branch office in Cambridge, Ontario.  Clients and broker partners receive support out of both locations. 


We invite interested candidates submit their resume and salary expectations in confidence to

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employee candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of an individual's technical qualifications, knowledge and experience, as they relate to the requirements of a particular position. Selections will be made without regard to: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, handicaps (physical or mental), age, marital status, family status, or the receipt of public assistance or record of offences.

Job Description

Job Summary: The successful candidate will be responsible for commercial underwriting for all lines of business in accordance with underwriting standards and guidelines. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for new business production and larger more complex renewal accounts. This individual will liaise with brokers, clients and account managers on questions of policy issues and interpretation of coverage. The role requires mentorship of junior team members, training and representation at various broker events.


  •  Minimum 5 years related experience required
  • CIP designation or progression toward completion
  • College or University diploma would be an asset
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of products
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong analytical and judgment skills required
  • Highly organized to manage workflow efficiently
  • Automobile experience would be an asset
  • Experience with Specialty Coverage  and Non Profit classes an asset.

Contact Information

Frank Cowan Company
Sarah Tashjian
Human Resources Generalist
519-458-4331 ext.55231
Posting Date: 04-Aug-2017Insurance Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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