Underwriting Specialist - Specialty products (m/f/d) *

The  Underwriting Specialist will be part of a team dedicated to maintaining and advancing underwriting excellence at HSB Canada. As a Corporate Underwriting team member, the Underwriting specialist participates in challenging projects and contributes to maintaining the profitability and competitiveness of industry leading specialty insurance products. You will excel in this role with your customer-centric, analytical, inventive and agile approach as you support treaty and transactional business development. Reporting to the Director, Underwriting, this role is located at our Head Office in downtown Toronto and is ideal for an innovative thinker with a problem-solving mindset, who is eager to learn. 


Job Responsibilities:  


Driven by technology and fueled by innovation, HSB is Canada’s premier specialty insurance and applied technology services provider. Offering 150 years of technical and service excellence, we are focusing on emerging trends and unlocking new opportunities for clients. Today, we are accelerating, changing the future of insurance and risk solutions, for a modern world.

At HSB, we value the strengths and contributions of our diverse workforce. We offer continuous learning opportunities, giving you flexibility to grow in your career while enjoying a healthy work-life balance and a collaborative approach in our coast-to-coast network of offices. Become part of a rewarding and impactful workplace experience while seeing first-hand technologies and risk solutions that are changing the way 
we live and work. 

HSB is much more! It’s insurance. Engineering. Technology. To learn more about us, please visit www.hsb.ca. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Finance
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the Insurance Industry, Underwriting experience is plus
  • CIP designation or working towards designation is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Time management skills to prioritize workloads and multiple projects and meet time sensitive deadlines with high degree of accuracy
  • Superior Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to achieve results by taking a proactive approach
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • Excellent research, detail orientation and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player, able to contribute in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment
  • A positive, professional attitude is essential for this role
  • French language skills (written and spoken) are a plus

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



Creating and maintaining a work environment that promotes respect, diversity and dignity is important to us. We strive for equality in our workplace, to eliminate employment barriers, and promote a workplace based on principles which align with our company values and promote positive employee practices. Candidates requiring accommodation during any stage of our selection process should advise us of this; we will strive to work with individuals to find a suitable means to meet their needs.