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Senior Underwriter - Hartford, CT - 886729

Hartford, CT 06103
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    886729

At UnitedHealthcare Global, we see the many different interactions across the entire health care system - in a way few other organizations can - making us uniquely positioned to address global health care challenges for members and create real value for our customers.

As the world's largest and most diversified health care company, we are uniquely positioned to address global health and security challenges, one person at a time. 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. Advancement, 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 Senior Underwriter will analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks as to frequency and potential severity of loss of clients. They will utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies. They will also build and maintain models to assist in the economic analysis of market alternatives. The Senior Underwriter is responsible for the evaluation and recommend alternative pricing options and plan design changes based on economic analysis and trends.

This position is office based in Hartford, CT.

Success in this position requires flexibility to changing priorities, innovation, enthusiasm, as well as accurate and prompt decision making within a fast-paced environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop comparative benefit packages
  • Apply underwriting guidelines to prepare renewal and / or prospect rates
  • Support Marketing in completing group experience retention illustrations and address questions on request for proposals
  • Analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks around loss of clients
  • Utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies
  • Reviews and Processes New business Quotes & Renewal Opportunities
  • Pricing of Manual and some Experience rating methodologies
  • Provide consultative review of both renewal and new business pricing
  • Negotiate pricing with internal constituents and client/broker partners
  • Ensures financials are recorded accurately in SFDC
  • Explains underwriting principles and pricing recommendations to sales and brokers and be able to present position based on your knowledge of underwriting, competition, product, understanding of the client needs, etc
  • Reviews and processes RFPs
  • Supports Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, LTD, Business Travel, and Assistance & Security Product Lines
  • Supports and / or leads underwriting projects as assigned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Math, Finance, Business or related degree
  • Experience with Risk Management
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience in healthcare underwriting

Careers at UnitedHealthcare.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: Senior Underwriting Consultant, Underwriter, Financial Underwriter, Medical Underwriter, Underwriter, Global, Accounts, Senior Level Underwriter, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

Posted: 2020-11-04 Expires: 2020-12-26

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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