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Underwriter Consultant (Remote)

Company: Gtt Llc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Underwriter Consultant (Remote)Contract Duration 6+ monthsJob Duties:Our client is looking for a virtual Underwriter to join our team, tasked with underwriting life insurance in a fast-paced diverse work environment that is inclusive and values different experiences, backgrounds, and knowledge.Evaluate and handle all underwriting aspects of formal & informal life insurance applicationsDetermine whether to accept, modify, or decline a risk through evaluation of an individual's medical history or physical condition, occupational hazard, and financial backgroundDeliver the best offer first to drive the sale and not only a decision.Provide efficient, quality service to third-party firms, their staff, and their advisorsCommunicate effectively with customers to explain underwriting decisions and facilitate placement of businessUnderstand underwriting policies, guidelines, practices, and proceduresInfluence and champion changes to improve processes while maintaining mortality expectationsTailor communication style to fit a variety of target audiences, i.e. agency, and new business personnel, and foster relationships with advisors and third-party partnersCollaborate effectively with stakeholders to gather information necessary for decision-making and to select profitable risksProvide consultations with third-party firms to resolve, and rate questions and discrepancies, or risk-related concerns.Consider total case financials, relationship, and value of customerLeverage interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills to develop relationships with key business partners across this competitive landscape, which can be relied on to inform decisions and communicate underwriting decisionsAble to independently work assigned requests with minimal direction. Comfortable with ambiguity.Build trust and foster strong rapport with colleagues, business partners, and third-party customersSkills:Proven success in underwriting in a fast-paced work environmentOver (USD)1M approval authorityLife insurance underwriting experienceDemonstrated knowledge of all aspects of risk selection (medical, non-medical, financial)Experience with behavioral interview techniques and/or data science model tools to arrive at the best offer first in a third-party underwriting environmentAbility to think critically, and problem solve using data to drive toward resolutionPositive, inclusive, agile, and collaborative mindsetStrong verbal and written communication skillsPreferred QualificationsBachelors degreeMinimum of 5 years of underwriting experience (most current 2+ years on life insurance)Minimum (USD)3-5 million life approval limit without second sign (all ratings, ages)Term and permanent life insurance underwritingKnowledge of disability underwritingThird-party distribution, banks, or wirehouse underwriting experiencesReinsurance experienceIndustry exams completed, i.e. ALU 101, 201, 202, LOMA, ALMI, FMLI, ALU, FALUNotes:Remote PositionBenefits:Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance Plans401k Retirement FundAbout the Company:Our client provides financial products such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement/401k plan services, and annuities.Corporate responsibility is a fundamental part of who this company is. They've made people a priority which includes their employees and financial professionals, the communities where we live and work, and our environment.They believe diversity includes the broadest possible range of cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, while inclusion means creating an environment where all people and ideas are valued. The company's goal is to welcome everyone - customers, employees, suppliers, and visitors alike.by Jobble

Keywords: Gtt Llc, Springfield , Underwriter Consultant (Remote), Professions , Springfield, Massachusetts

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