Underwriting Manager (Build A Career With A Leader!)
UnitedHealth Group is an innovative leader in the health and well-being industry, serving more than 55 million Americans. Through our family of companies, we contribute outstanding clinical insight with consumer-friendly services and advanced technology to help people achieve optimal health.
PacifiCare Health Systems is now part of UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company. As one of the nation’s leading consumer health organizations, we are recognized by over 3 million health plan members for delivering first-to-market innovations as well as affordable high-quality programs. And, as part of UnitedHealthcare, we can offer you that rare combination of building a rewarding career with a healthy business while improving the lives of others.
If you're an outgoing leader with underwriting experience, and you seek a dynamic career in a rapidly growing company, we have an Underwriting department in Phoenix that needs you. The Underwriting Manager would supervise a team of Underwriters and Analysts while enjoying plenty of visibility, unmatched advancement potential, and all the benefits that come from working for an industry leader.
Primary responsibilities include:
Overseeing Underwriting operations, including a team of direct reports
Conducting meetings with management, employer groups and consultants
Reviewing requests for proposals (RFP) and presenting findings
Justifying benefits rates
Reviewing internal proposal processes
Running regular reports and analysis
Collaborating with senior-level executives on a variety of management efforts
Managing the relationship between Sales and Underwriters
Working on ad hoc projects as needed
Prior group health underwriting experience is essential to this role, along with a varied background in insurance product types (fully insured, indemnity, etc). Data analysis and reporting experience are needed. A strong knowledge of state and federal Medicare regulations is a must. The chosen candidate will also have a proven history of successful leadership/supervision. Experience with a national carrier is highly preferred, and actuarial or healthcare economist experience is a big plus. Computer skills are a necessity. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Current Underwriting Managers are encouraged to apply.
UnitedHealth Group offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental and vision, as well as a matching 401k and an employee stock purchase plan.
If you are interested in growing professionally within an innovative, highly respected organization, we invite you to explore this excellent growth opportunity!
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.
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