For those who believe in the power of data to help write the next chapter in the history of health care, here's your opportunity. An elite group of peers, variety of product lines, and rewards for delivering on our mission ensures you will always be challenged at UnitedHealth Group to do your life's best work.(sm) The Director, Underwriting will lead the underwriting initiatives to ensure that cases are appropriately assessed from a risk perspective and are appropriately priced for risk level. This individual will provide guidance on evolving new strategies in underwriting and develop a team to support the deliverables. This individual will be accountable for overseeing the production of the rating and underwriting services for new business and/or existing accounts. They will participate with senior management in the development and implementation of underwriting policy, marketing and business strategy. Primary Responsibilities: Managing a staff of underwritersTraining and development Monitoring performance and providing overall guidanceDelegation of workEnsuring team is meeting client timelines
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience5+ years' experience in underwriting for life and disability 5+ years' management experienceAt least an intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPointPreferred Qualifications: Experience with training and developing underwriting teamsExperience with critical illness, accident protection and hospital indemnity productsOrganized, detail oriented and able to translate "big picture" ideas into client objectivesSuperior oral and written communication skills including negotiation and persuasion skills Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: director, underwriting, underwriter, management, Hartford, CT, Connecticut
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