Careers at Frank Cowan Company

Our strength comes from our team. People dedicated to building relationships that last. If you’re energetic, client focused, and looking to bring your skills to one of the most trusted names in the Canadian insurance industry, we’d like to hear from you.

What we offer

At Frank Cowan Company, we believe our employees make the difference. That’s why we provide a professional, motivating, team environment where contributions are valued. This belief, supported by an entrepreneurial culture, has helped build a company with a strong history and an exciting future.

We’re entering into an exciting time here at Frank Cowan Company. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and make a difference, we want to hear from you!

Opportunity

Underwriter

The successful candidate will work as a part of a dynamic and multi line Underwriting team and will be responsible for underwriting and servicing renewals in accordance with underwriting standards and guidelines. An introduction to new business production and small account quoting is anticipated in this position. This individual will liaise with brokers, clients, and account managers on questions of policy issues and interpretation of coverage, and represent the team at the industry events as needed.

What you bring:

  • Minimum 3-5 years multi line commercial underwriting experience required
  • CIP designation or College/University degree with progression toward CIP
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of products
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills, both oral and written
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills required
  • Highly organized to manage workflow effectively
  • Independent thinker and self-starter
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team while meeting challenging deadlines
  • Automobile underwriting experience would be an asset
  • Bilingual English/French an asset

Underwriter, One Year Contract

The successful candidate will work as a part of a dynamic and multi line Underwriting team and will be responsible for underwriting and servicing renewals in accordance with underwriting standards and guidelines. An introduction to new business production and small account quoting is anticipated in this position. This individual will liaise with brokers, clients, and account managers on questions of policy issues and interpretation of coverage, and represent the team at the industry events as needed.

What you bring:

  • Minimum 3-5 years multi line commercial underwriting experience required
  • CIP designation or College/University degree with progression toward CIP
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of products
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills, both oral and written
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills required
  • Highly organized to manage workflow effectively
  • Independent thinker and self-starter
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team while meeting challenging deadlines
  • Automobile underwriting experience would be an asset
  • Bilingual English/French an asset

Why choose Frank Cowan Company

  • A professional and motivating team environment where contributions are valued.
  • An entrepreneurial culture that has helped build a company with a strong history and exciting future. 
  • We offer great benefits, professional development support and competitive pay with incentives.
  • Other great perks including, a recognition program, recognition of service milestones, work-life balance and much more!

About Us

Our head office is located in Princeton, Ontario, under half an hour from Woodstock, Brantford and Cambridge, just off the 403 or 401. We also have an office in Cambridge, Ontario

We are proud of our past, and excited about the future!

Since the opening of our doors in 1927, Frank Cowan Company has established itself as a leader in providing specialized insurance programs including risk management and claims services across Canada. We have proven industry knowledge gained through over nine decades of partnering with insurance companies and independent brokers, giving us the ability to effectively manage the necessary risk and advisory and claims services for both standard and complex issues.

How to Apply

We invite interested candidates submit their resume to:

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While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.

We're adapting in response to COVID-19 and will follow a virtual recruitment approach. All interactions will be via email, phone or video to ensure the safety of our employees and candidates. We want to make sure that we continue to offer a great candidate experience virtually.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employee candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of an individual's technical qualifications, knowledge and experience, as they relate to the requirements of a particular position. Selections will be made without regard to: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, handicaps (physical or mental), age, marital status, family status, or the receipt of public assistance or record of offences.