Associate Director, Life Underwriting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Virtual / Travel
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Position Description:
This a Remote position.

This position can work REMOTELY from any location. The underwriting organization is responsible for underwriting new life applications with a focus on delivering a best in class customer experience. Underwriting team members provide medical and financial risk assessment on applications for individual life insurance applications.

The primary responsibility of the Underwriter is to accurately assess medical and financial risk, protecting the mortality results of the organization while also supporting sales. Underwriting team members interact frequently with our customers and therefore the role requires a customer centric and relationship focused attitude, excellent communication skills as well as accountability for accurate and prompt processing.

Organizational Structure

This position reports to the Underwriting Director and will work with Case Managers and Brokerage General Agencies (BGA’s)

Performance Objectives

• Underwrite complex formal applications and informal quote applications with the ability to evaluate and take final action in an independent manner within approval authority guidelines.

• Analyze complex information and interpret to reach comprehensive medical and financial assessments based on company guidelines and policy.

• Effectively manage change, defuse conflict and negotiate positive results.

• Able to take a cross-functional view of work processes and understand the ramifications to other areas of actions taken and decisions made.

• Must be organized and able to manage a large caseload.

• Demonstrate superior technical underwriting knowledge and skills.

• Ability to provide training to internal and external customers on underwriting topics.

• Able to independently and effectively interact with a sophisticated field force dealing with an upscale market.

Position Requirements:
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

• Experience with brokerage distribution marketplace.

• 10+ years of life underwriting experience with demonstrated competence and experience handling large face amount cases.

• Approval authority minimum of $7,000,000.

• FLMI, FALU and/or CLU designations preferred


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