MetLife Careers Near Me – Senior Underwriter

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Job Description:

The Senior Underwriter will provide underwriting and pricing approvals for new business and renewals of expatriate benefits products including medical, life, LTD and/or dental.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages portfolio of mid-level to high-level complexity.
  • Analyses risk for complex cases by running manual rate calculations or preparing experience rated quotes. Works with sales offices to ensure cases are rated appropriately prior to approval.
  • Updates databases with quote and sales information to track results.
  • Underwrites renewals by reviewing current plan’s premium history, claims history, and company financial condition to determine appropriate renewal action.
  • Prices and offers plan changes, produces experience reports, and responds to broker and customer inquiries.
  • The Senior Underwriter will provide underwriting and pricing approvals for new business and renewals of expatriate benefit products including medical, life, LTD, and/or dental.
  • Analyses the Request for Proposal to offer the most appropriate plan design and for retrieving missing data.
  • Provides pricing and plan design authority for cases with a total annualized premium of $750,000 or less.
  • Provides pricing, risk and plan design approvals for cases with up to 1,000 lives and provides risk and plan design authority for cases with up to 500 lives that fall outside established guidelines.
  • Underwrites new business quotes by analyzing financial and plan design information to decide whether to accept risk and at what premium level.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • High level of organization skill and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • A willingness to take risk with appropriate levels of risk assessment.
  • Strong working knowledge of underwriting policies and procedures, underwriting guidelines and philosophies. Demonstrated strong analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong Excel and personal computer skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Group product experience in medical, life, LTD and/or dental is ideal.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred.
  • 4-6 years of relevant business experience with 1 -4 years of underwriting experience.

Job Details:

Company: MetLife

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Wilmington, DE, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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