National Account Senior Underwriter

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Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

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GBS2021

 

 

Manages an assigned book of business, focused on attaining profitable growth, persistency, and earnings. Performs case-specific risk assessments, rate development, and customer presentations on complex book of business. Develops and monitors account earning plans to achieve growth and profitability. Couples with management to develop and drive market and sales strategies, product development, pricing, and underwriting policy and procedure guidelines. Mentors less experienced underwriters on risk analysis, rate development, and consultative underwriting responsibilities. In-depth rating, product, and financial knowledge. Ability to make effective decisions based on strong knowledge of all financial implications, both internal and external. Thorough knowledge of factors that influence market and competitive conditions. Strong knowledge of enterprise-wide objectives and ability to influence change across matrix partners. Manages most complex accounts: all sizes of eligible lives, slice or exclusive, multiple market/products offered. Serves as technical resource for less experience underwriters on complex issues.

Responsibilities

  • Performs case-specific risk assessments, rate development, and customer presentations on complex book of business.
  • Develops and monitors account earning plans to achieve growth and profitability.
  • Couples with management to develop and drive market and sales strategies, product development, pricing, and underwriting policy and procedure guidelines.
  • Mentors less experienced underwriters on risk analysis, rate development, and consultative underwriting responsibilities.
  • Serves as technical resource for less experience underwriters on complex issues.In-depth rating, product, and financial knowledge.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of Underwriting experience and an in-depth knowledge of products, markets, and regulatory environment is required.
  • General business acumen is also essential.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Proven negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to influence people in all levels of the Underwriting organization as well as in matrix management environments.
  • Clear results orientation backed by specific accomplishments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on superior influencing skills.
  • Recognized as a leader and expert in underwriting practice.

 

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Job Requisition ID: 83193

 

 

 


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