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McKillop Mutual Insurance Company

Underwriting Manager


Posted 16 Days Ago1559998

Company Information

McKillop Mutual is a progressive P&C Mutual Insurance Company established in 1876, located in Seaforth, Ontario.  We have a rich history of providing personal, agricultural and commercial insurance products through a dedicated team of agents and independent insurance brokers.

Job Description

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, and serving as a member of the Management Team, the Underwriting Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Underwriting department. 

The Underwriting Manager is accountable for the execution of the operational business plan and rate adequacy, risk selection, data quality and service levels. The Underwriting Manager seeks to identify operational underwriting opportunities that contribute to the profitability and competitiveness of McKillop Mutual, while fostering a culture of collaboration and empowerment.         


  • Provide overall direction and leadership to the Underwriting department.

  • Manage underwriting processes and implement solutions to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Actively participate in the company’s Product and Pricing development.

  • Collaborate with management team on key strategic initiatives.

  • Provide guidance to direct reports in the development and monitoring of performance goals.

  • Manage escalated customer and broker/agent concerns and complex underwriting referrals.

  • Responsible for managing departmental budget.


  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to influence decisions and gain agreement.

  • 10+ years underwriting experience with a solid understanding of product wording, rate making and risk management.

  • Post-secondary education and/or equivalent on the job experience.

  • CIP/FCIP Designation or actively working towards.

  • Ability to perform within and adapt to PC oriented environments.

We offer a competitive compensation, benefits, and pension plan and provide a business casual environment that supports a healthy work/life balance.

Contact Information

McKillop Mutual Insurance Company
R Moorehead
President and CEO