Underwriter (Risk Analyst, Special Risks), Winnipeg, MB

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Special Risks
Winnipeg, MB
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Federated Insurance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northbridge Financial Corporation (Northbridge), is a leading Canadian company providing specialized insurance to select classes of business including:  equipment dealers, home builders, printers, contractors (mechanical, electrical, trade), automotive, tire and RV dealers.  Federated Insurance has been insuring Canadian businesses for 90 years.

We are presently recruiting for a Risk Analyst - Special Risks position within our Winnipeg office.

You will in accordance with company guidelines and standards, underwrite quotes, new business and renewals with the objective of maintaining and growing a profitable book of business.

Key Accountabilities:

- Completes a thorough risk analysis resulting in appropriate Property/Casualty and Automobile business selection.

- Creatively handles decision making, problem solving and risk management on a pro-active basis using clear and precise thought processes.

- Requests additional information from Risk Service Coordinator, Loss Prevention Consultant as deemed necessary to complete an appropriate    evaluation of the file.

- Manages underwriting activity

- Handles reinsurance lines appropriately.

- General administration duties.


- University degree or Community College diploma or acceptable insurance experience.

- Experience in the Property/Casualty insurance industry would be an asset.

- Completion of or willing to work towards C.I.P. or C.R.M. designation.

- Knowledge of the facultative reinsurance market would be an asset.

- Effective verbal and written communication skills.

- Strong decision making capabilities.  Ability to function efficiently and produce in a changing environment.

- Ability to travel.


  Federated Insurance offers a challenging career, attractive rewards and a comprehensive Total Rewards Package.

Interested applicants are invited to apply online or submit your resume to HR@federated.ca.

We thank all that apply, however only those under consideration will be contacted.