Junior Underwriter

Automotive Division | Mississauga, Ontario

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As a member of the Automotive Practice working in the Automotive Underwriting Team (AUT), this team member will train as an Underwriter. AUT Underwriters act on behalf of subscribing insurers on group programs in the automotive sector. The Underwriters’ role is to provide premium quotes and day to day administration of policies for AUT producers and sub-brokers whilst at all times adhering to Gallagher’s contract requirements and professional standards.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate insurance questionnaires and related documents

  • Obtain all relevant information not included in the initial submission to ensure a thorough evaluation of the risk

  • Provide premium quotations and proposals utilizing AJG software specifically designed for the automotive sector

  • Issue policy documentation

  • Calculate mid-term premium additions/deletions and issue endorsements

  • Other like duties as assigned

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • RIBO license required along with maintenance of continuing education hours

  • Proficiency with numbers and calculations

  • Strong keyboarding and computer skills – proficiency with Excel

  • Knowledge of EPIC broker management system

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and meet clear objectives

  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a high volume environment

  • Initiative to work independently and as a team member

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including; medical, dental, vision plans, life and accident insurance, pension plan, employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance programs, opportunity for flexible work hours, and training programs.


We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace and are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Please sign up for our talent Network http://bit.ly/GallagherTalent. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries or agencies please.

About Gallagher

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.


Our Canadian roots run deep, dating back to 1890. In Canada, Gallagher employs close to 1200 people in more than 35 offices across the country.


For more information, visit our website www.ajgcanada.com.

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