Job Summary: The Surety Manager contributes to the achievement of the overall business objectives by leading and directing the surety underwriting team and overseeing the surety results for the Woodstock branch.
The successful candidate will lead, coach and mentor staff and monitor the performance of the surety portfolio of accounts. He/she will manage relationships with clients and their brokers, be responsible for business development and retention, analyze financial statements and supporting documents such as work on hand reports, aged account receivable and payable lists, bank and credit reports for the purpose of recommending surety bond facilities for new and existing contractors and will prepare comprehensive reports for senior management. The successful candidate will maintain business relations with brokers and clients and participate in industry events and participate in executing strategic initiatives.
Minimum 8-10 years’ surety underwriting experience
Previous management experience
University degree or equivalent
CIP/FCIP designation or working towards
Excellent organizational, negotiation, analytical and interpersonal skills
Results driven and customer focused
Strong leader with the demonstrated ability to execute on important initiatives and consistently meet or exceed performance expectations
Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Strong reporting and presentation skills
This position is subject to appropriate background checks that may include, credential, employment, credit, criminal and reference checks.