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Senior Underwriter - Hartford, CT

Hartford, CT | Full Time

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If you are located in Hartford, CT, you will have the flexibility to work from home and the office in this hybrid role* as you take on some tough challenges.

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The Senior Underwriter will analyze health benefit plan characteristics through case risk evaluation, and product pricing. They will utilize established underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies. This Senior Underwriter will represent and negotiates fees/rates and plan options to optimize cost-competitive health benefits plans. They will utilize pricing models to assist in economic analysis of new business and renewal customer.

This position is full-time, Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.

Our office is located at 185 Asylum St Hartford, Connecticut. Employees will be required to work onsite and from home.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop comparative benefit packages, review claim experience, and apply underwriting guidelines to prepare renewal and/or prospect rates
  • Support Marketing in completing group experience retention illustrations and address questions on request for proposals
  • Analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks around loss of clients
  • Utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise to the sales staff and district offices on new health care proposals

You'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 higher) in Math, Finance, Business or related degree
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel (creating spreadsheets and formulas), Microsoft Word (creating documents) and Microsoft Outlook (drafting emails, calendar management)
  • 1 years in healthcare industry
  • Ability to work during our normal business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm onsite and from home. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualification:

  •  1 years’ experience in underwriting

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Reside within Hartford, CT
  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service

Soft Skills:

  • Solid Organization skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Effective in negotiation skills

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $60,000 - $106,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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