Posted: Mar 8, 2023

Skilled Labour | Lloyd's Underwriter - FT

Megson FitzPatrick - Victoria, BC
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2023
Finance & Insurance

Megson FitzPatrick is looking for an ambitious, engaging Lloyd’s Underwriter to be a part of our Commercial Team. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance to our Lloyd’s Underwriting guidelines.



  • Analyze property and liability requests for quotes, renewals, policy changes and recommend innovative solutions;

  • Negotiate and underwrite business using our philosophies and guidelines;

  • Refer risks that are not within assigned authority levels;

  • Proactively grow the liability portfolio through strategy, development, and implementation in tandem with the Lloyd’s Team Leader;

  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of contracts, forms, wordings, and company products;

  • Build and maintain healthy relationships with the commercial team;

  • Make recommendations to improve the department and increase its efficiency;

  • Participate in regular Lloyd’s meetings;

  • Participate in annual contract renewals;

  • Participate in annual Lloyd’s planning;

  • Attend industry events;

  • Remain up to date with industry knowledge;

  • All other duties as directed by management.


Victoria, BC

Permanent full-time employment (35 hrs/week)

Hours: 9am - 5pm



  • Minimum of 3-5 years of commercial insurance experience;

  • Previous commercial underwriting experience is required; 

  • Completion of or working towards a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation;

  • University degree would be considered an asset;

  • Knowledge of Commercial Insurance wordings;

  • Strong analytical, assessment, decision-making, and organizational skills;

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills;

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office products and computer tools;

  • Reliable;

  • Motivated and a self-starter;

  • Strong time management skills;

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a changing environment.


Values & Competencies:

  • Strong business acumen;

  • Professionalism;

  • Competitive by nature;

  • Strong people skills with the ability to get along with all personalities;

  • Strong initiative with a can-do attitude;

  • Detail oriented;

  • High level of follow-up and follow through;

  • Strong and confident;

  • Self-starter;

  • Efficient and always looking to improve processes and procedures.


Megson FitzPatrick Insurance Services is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.