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Senior Underwriting Consultant

at Aetna Inc.

Posted: 5/23/2019
Job Reference #: 62728
Keywords: underwriting

Job Description

Job Description
Supports the Ohio/Kentucky market underwriting functions and delivers on the local market goals and key performance metrics.  Performs accurate underwriting analysis and risk assessment for new and/or renewal of large group contracts. Assigned cases/book of business with increasing levels of complexity and will include multiple product types and funding arrangements.  The candidate must have pricing experience and proven ability to: anticipate customer needs, facilitate and negotiate using tact and diplomacy, and build strong cross-functional relationships with sales and other internal organizations. 



Job Group

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Supervisory Responsibilities

Percent of Travel Required
0 - 10%

Posting Job Title
Senior Underwriting Consultant

Potential Telework Position

Additional Locations

Primary Location (City, State)

EEO Statement
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Resource Group

Fundamental Components
*Negotiates and explains application of more complex underwriting concepts, rate/fee development and policies.
*Produces timely and accurate deliverables while providing superior customer service in support of key performance metrics. 
*Ability to multitask and work effectively in a high paced environment to meet customer needs. 
*Interact and meet with customers, brokers and consultants. 
*Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/financial tools, reference materials, and source systems.
*Mentors less experienced underwriters in development of technical skills or specific subject matter.
*May be asked to develop or deliver training. 


Background Experience

*4-6 years experience in medical underwriting pricing methodologies and funding arrangements.
*Demonstrated analytical and independent thinking skills. 
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
*Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management. 
*Ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications.

**Option for telework will be evaluated after a period of employment.

Required Skills
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating, Technology - Leveraging Technology

Minimum Functional Experience
Underwriting - Financial arrangements, Underwriting - Multiple product types, Underwriting - Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)

Minimum Technical Experience
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Benefits Program
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Candidate Privacy Information
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