Medical Stop Loss Underwriting Consultant

Job ID: J125400
Company: HM Life Insurance Company
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jul 10, 2018

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JOB SUMMARY

This job participates on a multi-disciplinary team focused on highly visible, complex broker and/or TPA relationships that are organized into blocks. Some direct client interaction, but primary client contact is the sales leadership.  Manages a block of stop loss business and case level underwriting within the block to achieve overall goals. Operates in a matrix structure working with the Sales, Underwriting and Clinical teams and oversees all aspects of new business and renewal pricing and risk analysis associated with select clients. Responsible for the P/L, renewal metrics and new business sales for the block. Expected to provide creative solutions on a case level and assists in the development and execution of creative solutions at the block level. Provides leadership and training to other underwriters supporting programs.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for underwriting new and renewal business within an assigned block.  Use rating manual, experience module and clinical expertise to create pricing that drives P/L, renewal metrics and new business sales for assigned block.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Underwriting and Clinical to develop and implement pricing actions that will help HMIG meet financial targets.  
  • Train, coach and provide experiences to lower level staff with the purpose of expanding consultative best practices throughout the department.
  • Utilize client and market knowledge to expand/enhanced Underwriting Guidelines, processes and tools by incorporating best practices.
  • Monitor overall block performance and report on emerging financial trends.  Develop strategies and tactics to move case level and block results to meet targets.
  • Act as subject matter expert to support Sales' negotiations to renew existing clients and enroll new business.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Finance, Business Administration/Management or Computer and Information Science

Substitutions

  • 6 years of experience in lieu of degree

Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 10 - 15 years in Underwriting

Preferred

  • 10 - 15 years in the Insurance Industry

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)
  • Health Insurance Associate (HIA)
  • Managed Healthcare Professional (MHP)
  • Society of Actuaries

SKILLS

  • Creative Thinking
  • Risk Management
  • Relationship-builder with Unsurpassed Interpersonal Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Solution Recommendations
  • Analytical Skills

Language (Other than English)

None 

Travel Required

0%  - 25%


PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Frequently

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

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