Director Group Underwriting-PS31734 (Thousand Oaks, CA or Atlanta, GA)

Anthem in Des Moines, IA

  • Industry: Financial Services - Insurance - Underwriter
  • Type: Full Time
  • $87,560.00 - 169,220.00
position filled
Director Group Underwriting-PS31734 (Thousand Oaks, CA or Atlanta, GA)
**Location:** **United States**
**Requisition #:** PS31734
**Post Date:** Jan 07, 2020
_Your Talent. Our Vision._ **At Anthem, Inc.,** its a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which were creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will **drive the future of health care** .
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
*Preferred locations-Thousand Oaks, California or Atlanta, Georgia
Responsible for building, maintaining, directing and leading the Underwriting function associated with our Life/Disability/Absence and Supplemental Health business in the Western/Central region of the United States. This position requires strategic and operational oversight of a team of underwriters and adherence to underwriting policies and standards with a focus on building a profitable book of business.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
+ Partners closely with distribution and pricing peers to develop sustainable growth and underwriting strategies.
+ Responsible for assisting in the development of pricing targets for new business and renewal business and in communicating, measuring and adhering to targets.
+ Oversees assessment and issuance of standard and non-standard financial arrangement contracts.
+ Maintains balanced approach in growing the business with new sales and in retaining existing customers.
+ Hires, trains, coaches, counsels and evaluates performance of direct reports.
+ Monitors and assesses competitors' rates, benefits, and financial arrangements.
+ Assists in the design, pricing and implementation of new products.
+ Leads key projects and partners with functional leaders across the organization.
+ Manages daily workflow and prioritization within a unit and ensures timely release of work.
**Requirements**
+ Requires a BA/BS in a related field; 7+ years of related underwriting experience including prior management experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
+ 7+ years of group life and disability, preferably with a market leading carrier.
+ Must have deep group Life and Disability knowledge and expertise; experience from top market leaders strongly preferred.
+ Deep background in working with small group (under 100 members), midsize (100-500 members), Large Group (500-1000 members) and National (over 1000 members)).
+ Subject matter expertise in the national accounts segment (excess of 1000 lives) is strongly preferred.
+ Works collaboratively with distribution partners to develop relationships with key brokers and consultants.
+ CPCU, CLU, LOMA, HIAA or other insurance related courses preferred.
**_Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of Americas Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com._** **_An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran._**
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