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Senior Underwriting Consultant - Telecommute West Coast (MST/PST Time Zone)

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Cypress
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)If you are located on the West Coast, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.Job Description:The Senior Underwriting Consultant will develop comparative benefit packages, review claim experience, and apply underwriting guidelines to prepare renewal and/or prospect rates. This individual will support Marketing in completing group experience retention illustrations and address questions on request for proposals. The underwriter will analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks around loss of clients. They will also utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies. This individual will provide technical subject matter expertise to the sales staff and district offices on new health care proposals. The candidate will be working on both renewal and new business dental and vision quotes for key accounts. - Groups from 1,000+ lives. - - Reviewing RFPs, running manual rates and developing experience analysis, consulting with sales, position pricing and negotiating skills are some of the key job functions.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial modeling for reserve calculation, budget calculation, and other ongoing reviews that directly aligns with client strategies -
  • Solid Risk evaluation skills of Dental and Vision on a manual and experience rated basis
  • Validate/Evaluate renewals and new business request proposals for accuracy for all size groups
  • Deliver competitive and consultative proposals and renewal analysis to obtain and persist the inforce block
  • Conduct competitive analysis of all coverage lines and present financial and contractual findingsYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree -or equivalent work experience
    • 10+ years of experience in underwriting Dental & Vision, including manual and experience rating
    • Experience with groups of 1,000 Lives or more
    • Proficient knowledge of products including product, network, plan designs, pricing, and various funding arrangements- ASO, PPO & HMO
    • Demonstrated success collaborating with internal and external partners to develop appropriate case strategies
    • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office Suite (including Word, Excel & Teams)
    • Reside on the West CoastPreferred Qualifications:
      • BA in Math, Finance or Business
      • Leadership or Supervisory Services
      • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing -
      • Collaborative skills
      • Underwriting experience preferably in dental and vision
      • Organizational skillsTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm) -*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. - - - - - -UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. - - -Job Keywords: -Senior Underwriting Consultant, Telecommute, Cypress, California, CA, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote, West Coast

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