Underwriter – Ontario, Canada

Position Title: Underwriter
Location: Markham, Ontario (Hybrid Office and Home-based working model)

Reporting Relationship: Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO)

Company Background:
Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers (Canada) Limited (“Global Canada” or “Company”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers Limited (“Global”), a world leading provider of specialist aviation and aerospace
insurance, servicing the needs of the aviation industry for over 95 years. Global operates as a Joint Underwriting Agency on behalf
of a number of leading Insurance Companies (Insurance Pool members). Global is a full-service agency with authority for
underwriting and claims delegated to Global by its participating Pool members.

Purpose of Position:
To produce and service profitable, sustainable aviation insurance business in accordance with the Company underwriting and
compliance guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review & evaluate all new and renewal business to determine that it meets Global Canada’s
    Underwriting standards/guidelines and rating criteria;
  • Provide ongoing, expedient professional service and advice for new and renewing customers,
    utilizing support of the Underwriting Operations team;
  • Build and develop strong, visible professional relationships with aviation insurance brokers and
    Global Canada clients associated with the assigned book of business and potential new business
    opportunities, ensuring consistent communication of Global Canada’s Underwriting philosophies
    and value proposition;
  • Assist in the mentoring and development of Underwriting Operations team members;
  • Attendance and presentation at Industry conferences and seminars as required; and
  • Support, development and preparation of Global branded marketing materials and thought
    leadership documents.


  • Post secondary education, Insurance designations (eg CIP or CRM) or other aviation related
    qualifications preferred.


  • Five or more years of experience in an aviation insurance underwriting, broking or a similar
    specialty insurance or risk management background;
  • Knowledge of insurance coverages, policy terminology etc for Commercial Hull, Commercial
    Liability, Private Aircraft and General Liability classes;
  • Ability to understand, interpret, communicate and apply underwriting and administrative
  • Strong organization, negotiation, presentation and customer service skills;
  • High attention to detail and capability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication;
  • Ability to promote the open exchange of ideas and information in an open, communicative teambased
    environment within Global Canada and across the Global Group;
  • Ability to work well in a small team, manage conflict, conduct difficult conversations and deal with
    issues in a positive and courteous manner; and
  • Interest or passion for Aviation.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions

  • The role is largely performed on a hybrid basis in a standard office environment and home
    based working;
  • Some stress and performance pressure due to deadlines and “busy seasons”; and
  • Frequent travel within Canada and occasional travel to the US.

If you are interested, please send your resume to canada-hr@global-aero.com with the Subject line of Underwriter.