15 days old

Underwriting Consultant

Sacramento, CA 95814
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Position Summary

Act as owner for quote pricing & discounting systems within Underwriting. Control backlog of enhancements to continually advance the underwriting organization through automation and connectivity. Work closely with distribution, IT, quality, agile trains, pricing and underwriting to ensure the systems can quickly and accurately measure our pricing/discounting on quoted, sold and installed business.

Additionally: Support Underwriting through Content Management, Policy & Procedure development, Compliance and System/Application support and enhancements. Ensure that underwriting policies and standards are maintained and understood within the Underwriting Teams. Provide Subject Matter Expertise for projects related to key Underwriting initiatives to increase operating efficiency, improve evaluation of pricing and risk, and insure ongoing achievement of financial objectives on a national basis.

The success of this role will depend upon building partnerships with many areas of the organization, especially, Group Underwriting, Information Technology, Product, Pricing, and various agile development teams. A key interface will occur with the Group Underwriting community, to position the organization to lead the market with innovative ideas and superior technological solutions. It will be necessary to build collaboration among business areas to drive consistency and best practices within the organization.

You are

A motivated professional who is fueled by continuous improvement and collaboration who is able to transform conceptual thinking into executable insights who thrives in partnering across the company with product, pricing and software developers. Understands the connection of using data to create a platform for underwriting to maximize risk review and decision-making capabilities.

You have

  • 4 year college degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • Prefer 5+ years of Underwriting experience. We will consider any business segment experience.

  • Knowledge of Legislative and State Reform, New Business, Renewal and Medical Underwriting rules, regulations and practices for all product lines

  • Knowledge of group operations policy and procedures

  • Knowledge of group contract and benefit provisions for all product lines

  • Working knowledge of Industry trends and competitive pricing practices and product offerings.

  • Working knowledge of Project Management process

  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office Pro software,

  • Knowledge of agile methodology

You will

  • Continuously strives to provide superior products and customer service.

  • Displays technical and functional competence and expertise.

  • Proactively looks for new and different ways of approaching work.

  • Develops cross business connections.

Guardian Ways of Working:

  • Think Big and Grow (Be Consumer Centric, Lead with a Growth Mindset)

  • Accelerate Impact (Be Courageous, Focus and Execute)

  • Lead Change (Inspire and Collaborate, Develop Enterprise Talent)



Our promise

Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards

We offer

  • Meaningful and challenging work opportunities to accelerate innovation in a secure and compliant way.

  • Competitive compensation package.

  • Excellent medical, dental, supplemental health, life and vision coverage for you and your dependents with no wait period.

  • Life and disability insurance.

  • A great 401(k) with company match.

  • Tuition assistance, paid parental leave and backup family care.

  • Dynamic, modern work environments that promote collaboration and creativity to develop and empower talent.

  • Flexible time off, dress code, and work location policies to balance your work and life in the ways that suit you best.

  • Employee Resource Groups that advocate for inclusion and diversity in all that we do.

  • Social responsibility in all aspects of our work.We volunteer within our local communities, create educational alliances with colleges, drive a variety of initiatives in sustainability.

Guardian has been helping people protect their futures and secure their lives for more than 160 years. Every day, we serve approximately 29million people through a range of insurance and financial products. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Because everyone deserves a Guardian. Learn more about Guardian at guardianlife.com

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Copyright 2019 The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, NY.

Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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