Underwriter, Real Estate Practice

  • Hub International Limited
  • Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 21, 2022

Job Description

HUB International is continuously GROWING, and we are looking for individuals with an ENTREPRENEURIAL mindset to join our team!

We are BC's largest insurance broker, growing 15% year over year! We offer stability, career development opportunities, and a strong teamworking environment. Whether you're just starting out in insurance, or a seasoned veteran, HUB can take you to your next career goal.

We are Proud to Offer
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive tuition financing and career-related training and development
  • Company matching RRSP contributions
  • Customizable flexible benefits options for you and your family
  • We promote work-life balance through flexible scheduling and hours
  • A progressive employee assistance program through LifeWorks
  • Mental and physical wellness initiatives
  • HUB Cares: we are a company that gives back and is active in the community


The Opportunity

As an Underwriter in the Real Estate Division, you will work in collaboration with the Production team to strategize, develop and market new and renewal business for our clients. We are seeking a self-starter with a strong understanding of the insurance marketplace to join our Burnaby Still Creek location in a Regular Full-Time position

Our Burnaby Still Creek head office location is centrally located in the Willingdon Business Park near Brentwood Town Centre. This location is easily accessible by the Gilmore sky train station with many shops, restaurants and other amenities nearby.

The Responsibilities
  • Underwrite, market and negotiate terms for new and renewal business
  • Follow and adhere to Underwriting Guidelines and contract conditions in accordance with Delegated Authority Agreements and other supporting markets
  • Gather, organize and review all information provided by Account Executives and other sources to ensure that renewal and new business submissions are presented appropriately to markets
  • Organize and manage the monthly renewal process to ensure timely provision of appropriate terms to the production team
  • Process cancellations and endorsements with insurance carriers as required
  • Ongoing monitoring of the insurance marketplace. Maintains a current database of changing company "appetites"
  • Provide alternate carrier options as needed and ensure that the appropriate coverage is being provided to clients
  • Perform other specific duties and projects as assigned by management


The Requirements
  • Level 2 General Insurance License
  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 3 years of Commercial Underwriting or Marketing experience
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience working with and interpreting insurance policies
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Be able to prioritize and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities


Asset experience that will make you stand out:
  • You have or are working towards an industry designation such as CAIB, CIP, FCIP or CRM
  • Experience with EPIC system


Our Culture Starts with You
  • We are looking for SELF-STARTERS with an ENTREPRENEURIAL mindset who will take OWNERSHIP of their business
  • We want you to be INNOVATIVE and open to sharing your ideas
  • You work with URGENCY while providing a high level of PROFESSIONAL SERVICE towards our customers, communities, & colleagues.
  • You are a TEAM PLAYER who positively impact those around them; We MOTIVATE each other to GROW TOGETHER
  • You work with a high degree of INTEGRITY and ACCOUNTABILITY


To find associated positions at our HUB simply search myHUBbc as a keyword in the search bar on our careers page!

Department Underwriting

Required Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: No Travel Required

Required Education: Diploma