Sr/Natl Acct UW, Group Benefits

  • Company: The Hartford
  • Location: Lake Mary, Florida
  • Posted: December 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1703091
**This position can be filled with a Senior or National Underwriter**


This Senior Group Benefits Underwriter will be responsible for the overall management of Group Life & Disability underwriting (5,000 or more lives) for National Accounts. Includes all pre and post-sale underwriting, profit management, renewal processing, policy issue and changes for assigned business segment.
  • Demonstrates a solid, consistent technical proficiency of underwriting guidelines and underlying risk management philosophy
  • Establishes solid relationships with all internal and external business partners
  • Actively drives and participates in an assigned amount of project work and special assignments
  • Partners with the field to ensure deliver on service goals
  • Quotes new business opportunities for Core products and underwrites renewals
  • Works directly with sales representatives and brokers on new business, renewals, and service issues
  • Demonstrates advanced understanding of the elements of pricing to include risk factors, retention, and reinsurance
  • Interfaces with the sales force regarding underwriting issues and decisions
  • Negotiates prices and benefits with sales representatives and brokers
  • Mentors Regional Account underwriters and other staff members
  • Look to leverage additional resources around key cases in order to facilitate better risk management, stimulate innovative thinking, provide creative solutions and potentially different perspectives
  • Seek to understand your individual marketplace dynamics and those of the general market to maximize our chances of success
  • Regularly shares information, learning's and best practices
  • Acknowledges others' ideas, efforts and accomplishments
  • Models inclusive behaviors and collaborative work practices
  • Advocate positive change within the team
  • Demonstrates superior engagement with the business and it's various partners
  • Actively seeks broader perspective of individual and group results
  • Is a positive influence to our organization asking why and offering solutions
  • Applies sound judgment, relevant information and good instincts to make, support and implement high quality decisions.
  • Champions improvement changes within functional processes and end to end activities
  • Takes an active role in the mentoring and development of other Underwriters.

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required, Business degree preferred

    • Strong interpersonal and business communication skills
    • Minimum of 7 years of Group Benefits Underwriting, or related experience
    • Extraordinary influencing, decision making and analytical skills
    • Strong technical knowledge
    • Strong financial acumen
    • Excellent presentation abilities
    • Integrity and Inspires trust
    • Bottom line accountability

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