Underwriting Supervisor —Commercial Lines

  • Underwriting Supervisor —Commercial Lines

    Halifax, NS

    Our client, one of the largest insurance companies in Canada is looking for an Supervisor, Underwriting to join their Halifax team. The person will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the underwriting team while ensuring profitable risk selection. Dynamic, you will contribute directly to the success of the company thanks to your efforts and your leadership!

    Main responsibilities

    • Coordinate and supervise daily activities of the team.

    • Establish priorities to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.

    • Provide leadership and mentorship through coaching and feedback to your team.

    • Monitor the performance and workload to ensure benchmarks are met.

    • Ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and underwriting guidelines.

    • Identify and recommend policy and process changes to support product development and increase efficiency.

    • Perform employee performance reviews.

    • Support the development and implementation of business change.

    • Analyze risk and make recommendations.

    • Work in collaboration with Management on underwriting and staffing issues.


    • College or University degree, an asset. 

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Property and Casualty industry.

    • A completed Property and Casualty Industry Designation.

    • Superior customer service skills.

    • Excellent communication skills (written & oral).

    • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills.

    • Ability to prioritize work in a fast paced, changing environment.

    • Strong leadership and team spirit.

    • Excellent sense of prioritization, rigorous with deadlines and follow-ups.

    • Excellent negotiation skills.

    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to Paul Melanson using the “Apply” button. You can also submit your resume directly to Paul Melanson at pmelanson@locksearchgroup.com, indicating “Commercial Lines—Underwriting Supervisor” in the title of the email.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted.