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Senior Portfolio Underwriter (Property)

333 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5H 2R2, Canada Req #221
Friday, May 14, 2021
At Trisura, we expect more because we believe it can be done better.

Named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers by Canada’s Top 100 project in the Globe & Mail in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada for four years running by Aon, and Insurance Industry Employer of Choice for 2016 and 2017 by Insurance Business, we are a young, growth oriented team with a commitment to attracting and retaining exceptional talent. Our growth has landed us on the Growth 500 list twice and our entrepreneurial style and niche market position ensure that our people see the result of their hard work reflected in the company’s success.

We are currently seeking a qualified individual to join our dynamic, forward thinking team in the role of:

Senior Portfolio Underwriter

Trisura is seeking a Senior Underwriter specializing in Property.  Under the direction of the Vice President, Fronting Solutions, the Senior Portfolio Underwriter assists with development, underwriting and administration of fronted and MGA business for clients across Canada.  


Risk assessment, PML evaluation, rating, and coverage analysis of portfolio property risks within the limits and current underwriting guidelines as established and authorized.
Authorizes and accepts related property risks.
Maintains knowledge and expertise on pricing programs and portfolios
Offers alternative structures, terms and conditions on risks/accounts as needed with recommendations for the various options
Provides coaching and guidance to junior underwriters.
Reviews and approves manuscript policy wordings (draft or final) and provides recommendations.
Assesses, recommends and /or approves risk changes on existing accounts and programs. 
Responsible to conduct regular reviews on current accounts and programs.
Develop and maintain business relationships with current and new partners across Canada.
Prepares, reviews and presents regular reports and plans.
Monitor market conditions and the activities of existing and potential clients. 
Prepares and performs presentations/seminars for clients as required
With a sense of urgency, provide exceptional service to clients through personal contact and correspondence.
Ensures files, records and documents are maintained up-to-date, orderly and easily accessible. 
Maintains business rapport with existing MGAs through market visits and develops new desirable sources of business.
Manages documents for all special acceptances and performs/ documents underwriting reviews. 
Markets and promotes the products and services of Trisura to existing and potential MGA customers. 


Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
7-10+ years underwriting commercial accounts and/or programs 
CIP designation an asset
Proven experience in marketing and customer service

If you are looking for a career in an exciting and rewarding company, are driven to excel, thrive in a team environment and want to contribute to the success of an organization that values your contribution, we would like to hear from you!

We are committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace that reflects the diversity in each of our offices across Canada. Accommodations will be provided on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of our recruitment and selection process.

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company, headquartered in the heart of Canada’s financial district, is a specialty lines insurer with a focus on Surety, Specialty Insurance, Property & Casualty, and Warranty products. As a Canadian owned and operated company, Trisura brings innovative solutions and expertise through a select network of both national and regional brokerage firms.

The company, founded in 2006, and operating across Canada with offices in Toronto, Halifax, Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver, is uniquely positioned to satisfy all varieties of risk in Contract, Commercial and Developer Surety, Directors' and Officers' Liability, Fidelity, and Professional Liability including Media Liability, as well as Warranty products.  

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  • 333 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5H 2R2, Canada