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Manager, Individual Life Underwriting Job# 2702 Location: NE Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field required. Other Requirements: Include:
FLMI or equivalent industry designation or progress toward designation required.
6 to 10 years in underwriting or equivalent required.
Experience supervising a team of associates.
Professional oral and written communication skills required.
Comprehension of underwriting principles and guidelines required.
Talent required in mission, competition, focus, delegation, exactness, positivity, relationship, recruiting, leading, persuasion, business thinking and profit orientation.
Salary Range: $80k to $100k+ DOE Description: Under supervision of the Director of Underwriting Services, the Manager, Individual Life Underwriting supervises an underwriting team. This team consists of 9 underwriters ranging from an Underwriter I to Sr. Underwriter. The Manager, Individual Life Underwriting also works with other departments on the development of computer systems; assists with product development; and performs other functions. Duties and responsibilities include:
50% Supervision of an underwriting team, which includes:
Providing instructions regarding the different underwriting procedures and systems.
Creating and assigning division projects.
Reviewing the development and accomplishments of associates with the balanced scorecard program.
Conducting monthly audits for quality and compliance metrics.
Ensuring compliance with government regulations and product guidelines.
Coaching and mentoring associates regarding technical underwriting and producer relationship skills.
40% Works with other departments on the development of computer systems, which includes:
Researching potential avenues for enhancement to workflow.
Providing information for the modification of existing systems.
Working with departments to create new methods of processing work to increase efficiency.
Testing the accuracy of the new systems or procedures prior to implementation.
5% Assists with product development, which includes:
Creating division forms and applications.
Reviewing product information for accuracy.
5% Performs other functions, which includes:
Backing up associates during absences.
Providing product and procedure information to other departments.