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Job description

APRIL Canada is the leading wholesale broker of niche property and casualty insurance products in Canada. The market segments served in Canada are Construction Contractors, Motor Truck Cargo, Realty, Vacant, Third Party Liability for Manufacturers and Wholesalers, Standard and Specialized Errors and Omissions, Personal and Commercial Automobiles, Freight Transportation, Housing, Pleasure Marine and Commercial Marine. In Canada, the April Group has more than 1,500 insurance broker clients and more than 100 employees.

We are currently seeking for a Commercial Lines Underwriter for our Toronto office. The candidate will have to analyze the requests of the brokers to offer insurance solutions for their clients. We are looking for someone that would be embedded in our values: building trust, pushing boundaries, innovating and keeping things simple.


  • Assessing and underwriting new business submissions
  • Negotiating policy endorsements and renewals
  • Developing and maintaining positive broker relations
  • Providing technical support to brokers


  • 3-5 years’ experience in commercial lines underwriting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good and solid brokers relationships
  • Excellent awareness and understanding of the marketplace
  • A high standard of service in handling broker queries
  • Knowledge of Lloyd’s
  • Negotiation skills (with brokers)


  • Performs well in a dynamic operation
  • Strong skills in client service and being able to listen to the client needs
  • Team player adaptable to a changing environment
  • Organizational skills and being able to manage priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and professional judgement