Underwriter, Employer Programs

Kansas City
Health

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Managing Underwriter, Employer Programs

Mission

Employer Programs has a unique position in the Employer Stop Loss industry due to its specialized approach to market segmentation and relationship stewardship ideals. The position requires a healthcare insurance professional with superior technical knowledge, perceptive customer-oriented skills, creative thinking and problem solving, strong personal drive and desire to grow / manage share of wallet with producers.

Area of responsibilities

The following reflect essential functions of the Underwriter role but does not restrict tasks that may be assigned. Management may (re) / assign duties and responsibilities for this job as required.

  • True to our Mission and Values help the business unit to achieve its goals for the benefit of all stakeholders.
  • Working with the Employer team target and deliver sustainable premium growth and profit with producers focused on Employer Stop Loss products.
  • Contribute to overall Employer goals; deliver top and bottom line results with specific focus on book growth (quote and bind ratios), account persistency, loss ratio and pipeline activity.
  • Work within PartnerRe’s underwriting guidelines, models and Certificate of Authority to develop and deliver within agreed upon timeframe rates, terms and proposals.
  • Solicit new and renewal submissions, review underwriting data, perform analysis to determine overall risk, underwrite and price the business.
  • Negotiate and bind business through interaction and discussion with production sources on the coverage structure, terms and other parameters of accounts.
  • Proactively engage with Claims and Pulse departments to maximize awareness of potential and/or ongoing claim issues, and to bring prospective Pulse solutions to clients.
  • Actively participate in development, planning and execution of the Employer Programs business unit strategy and best practices.
  • Be market visible; meet in person and build collaborative relationships with production source representatives and teams.
  • In conjunction with Business Development, assist with origination and annual review of annual Producer Plans and daily management of client relationships.
  • Be aware of and share information related to competitor offerings and pertinent market conditions.
  • Set a motivating example for others to follow and be customer-oriented.
  • Proactively self-manage all daily activities as required to support PartnerRe’s portfolio management activities.
  • Utilize and maintain reports to track and support key personal and producer objectives.
  • Execute special projects as assigned.
  • Ensure that the Employer Programs unit meets or exceeds all corporate, legal and regulatory requirements and that the processes and procedures are effective and efficient.

Competencies

  • Ability to operate without close supervision in a high volume, high demand unit.
  • Sound business acumen enabling understanding across diverse business units and clients.
  • Strong business writing skills to effectively communicate both internally and externally.
  • Excellent organizational skills to prioritize, organize, meet deadlines and multi-task to achieve objectives.

 

Education/Further requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S., B.A.) or Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.
  • Minimum five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the insurance industry is required, Health insurance preferred but not required.
  • Maintain A&H license in resident state.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other programs (e.g., FoxPro) as needed.
  • The position requires some business travel.

 

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