Senior Underwriter

Underwriters are responsible for assessing, loss analyzing, negotiating, rating, and issuing new business, renewals and endorsements for an assigned portfolio based on the company’s underwriting pricing and guidelines. The underwriter role is responsible for achieving Ecclesiastical’s profit and underwriting objectives for a specified book or portfolio of business, complying with and conforming to Branch and Corporate policies, measures and standards for underwriting, customer service, profitability, productivity and financial management. This position requires underwriters to build both internal and external relationships.

Underwriter Qualifications

  • University degree/college diploma or equivalent experience
  • CIP or FCIP designation
  • Minimum of 7 years of commercial property and casualty underwriting experience
  • Overall experience/exposure to financial management methods, the nature of insurance risk and reinsurance costs, underwriting, claims underwriting and reinsurance
  • Working within and 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
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities to form effective underwriting recommendations for moderately complex situations
  • Sound technical judgment
  • Organize and complete own work in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Excellent communication, analytical, organizational, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Sound negotiating, marketing and advocating skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work as a team player, or independently

Ecclesiastical offers a challenging, rewarding environment and a competitive benefits and compensation package. Please apply in confidence by forwarding your resume and cover letter to

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ecclesiastical Insurance is an equal opportunity employer.

Ecclesiastical welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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