Underwriter

Summary:

The position is responsible for taking a lead role in the Underwriting activities of Consolidated Health Plans.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Underwriting experience, preferably in the health insurance industry.   
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with demonstrated ability to present complex topics in a clear manner.
  • Self-starter with an ability to solve problems and handle a fast paced environment. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well in teams and form partnerships to complete projects.
  • Possess a strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Responsive with the ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
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    Essential job duties and functions include

  • Develop renewal quotes for current clients based on experience data.
  • Develop prospect quotes for potential clients based on experience data.
  • Archive all approved and delivered correspondence and makes records for future needs.
  • Create templates for frequently used correspondence subjects, such as inquires and issues or concerns or complaints.
  • Conceptualize and build various tools to help in the Underwriting process.
  • Assist in the development of Junior Underwriters’ understanding of underwriting concepts.
  • Work effectively with our Account Management team to determine deadlines and priorities.
  • Input renewal and proposal data into the CHP Underwriting Templates.
  • Maintain positive relationships with both our internal and external partners.
  • Work effectively with external partners to determine equitable rates for prospect and renewal quotes.
  • Maintain and foster a commitment to quality.
  • Assist with responses to RFPs (Request for Proposals).
  • Assist with special Underwriting projects as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned
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    Reporting to: Senior Underwriter

    Please send your resume and completed application to CHP Human Resources at:

    Mail: Consolidated Health Plans, Human Resources, 2077 Roosevelt Avenue, Springfield, MA 01104-3503

    Fax: (413) 452-5329 Attn. Human Resources

    Email: human_resources@consolidatedhealthplan.com

    Phone: (413) 733-4540 ext. 120