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Senior Manager, TitlePLUS Underwriting

Reports to Vice President, TitlePLUS
Department/Division: TitlePLUS
Employment type: Full-time (Permanent)
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the TitlePLUS underwriting team and oversee their performance, development and ensure policies and procedures are followed. Responsibilities include defining procedures for risk criteria, application, and decision-making on real estate and title insurance matters.

This role reports to the VP of TitlePLUS. There will be active collaboration with the VP and the leadership team in departmental planning, budgeting, and strategy development


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Benefits and Vacation Package
  • Pension Plan
  • Hybrid option available

Key Responsibilities

  • Review online applications and subscriber inquiries, applying underwriting knowledge to determine insurability.
  • Analyze the risk of future claims, offering coverage for issues with sufficient equity and low indicators of mortgage default.
  • Stay informed about changes in real estate, business, and title insurance law in Canadian jurisdictions where TitlePLUS operates.
  • Identify and adapt underwriting practices in response to changes in real estate law in specific jurisdictions.
  • Research competitors and market conditions to develop risk selection criteria supporting sound risk management.
  • Manage and coordinate the underwriting team’s work with other TitlePLUS groups.
  • Provide feedback on job performance, conduct annual goal setting, and perform performance reviews for the underwriting team.
  • Assist and guide the underwriting team, acting as the final decision-maker when necessary.
  • Create and maintain standardized underwriting procedures for consistency in practice and policy.
  • Develop new underwriting policies to meet evolving customer needs and promote the growth of products and services.

Position Requirements

  • 5+ years’ underwriting experience with deep understanding of title insurance
  • 2+ years’ experience in the practice of law, including real estate, preferred Possess strong customer service skills that include building rapport, identifying needs and problem resolution
  • 2+ years of management experience
  • Bachelor of Laws/Juris Doctor and Member of Law Society of Ontario in good standing, strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of Real Estate law and practice. Understanding of small business and insurance law desirable but not essential

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Interested applicants should submit their application by November 30, 2023

Diversity and inclusion matter at LAWPRO. If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Land Acknowledgement

The offices of LAWPRO are located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, Anishnabeg, Chippewa, Haudenosaunee and Wendat peoples. Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit. LAWPRO respects and acknowledges the histories, languages, knowledge systems, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit nations.

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