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Underwriting Director

Indianapolis, IN
Job Summary

This role works within Underwriting to drive client success in the Advanced Underwriting Market for our client business line. The role brings value to client by managing and assessing risk of high value applications and business partners. The position is responsible for accurately assessing complex risks to meet pricing expectations and minimize risk to the company. The role partners with distribution partners and internal patterns to successfully facilitate the placement of properly priced business.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assess complex risk: medical, financial, avocation, occupation, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with business partners
  • Coordinate with distribution and internal partners
  • Manage production queue
  • Support underwriting team as needed
  • Leverage strengths: mentoring, training (internal & external), projects
  • Support department and corporate objectives
  • Increase underwriting knowledge
  • Focus on personal development
  • Mentor/Share knowledge
  • Promote OneAmerica underwriting
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Broad medical and financial knowledge
  • Product knowledge
  • Understanding of New Business processes
  • Relate complex underwriting information in layman’s terms
  • Extensive understanding of life insurance
  • Professional written and oral communication
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Sense of urgency
  • Market-minded
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous situations
  • Judgement and decision making
  • Willingness to be challenged
  • Confident and articulate speaker and presenter
  • Efficient in managing work
  • Role model for peers/change agent
Job Requirements
Required Education and/or Certifications
  • A./B.S. College degree or equivalent work experience
Recommended Education and/or Certifications
  • Two or more of the following certifications: FALU, FLMI, CLU, CHFC
Required Work Experience
  • 10-15 years life and/or medical underwriting experience with a minimum of 5 years life insurance underwriting experience
  • Approval Authority: Life ≥$10,000,000
Bob Jones
Professional Recruiter/Owner
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc.


Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
bjones@bjonesassociates.com

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/recruitmentcommander

Phone:
(w) 317-834-7827
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