The Manager will oversee a team of Underwriters who are responsible for a full scope of underwriting risk analyses, for both renewal and new large group business. The Manager, Underwriting will be responsible for developing the skill sets of the Underwriting staff. The position requires a working collaboration with upper management, other business units and Sales. The position requires strong analytical skills and the ability to demonstrate good judgment when making decisions without complete information. The Manager, Underwriting will also be responsible for identifying and coordinating the implementation of process improvements.
Bachelor’s degree required in Mathematics or a related field. Completion of Fundamentals of Health Insurance (Part A & B).
Five (5) years of experience in Analytics, Underwriting, Actuarial or a related business field required.
Two (2) years of progressive leadership experience/management responsibility required.
Experience managing (plan, lead and organize resources) a team of Underwriters preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated self-motivation and initiative, as well as an ability to perform under pressure.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize, multitask, and work in fast paced environment.
Proven project management skills.
Proficient computer skills in a Windows environment. Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, Access and other analytic or query tools.
Proven ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Proven examples of displaying the IH values: Passionate, Caring, Respectful, Trustworthy, Collaborative and Accountable.
Independent Health is an equal opportunity employer.