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Vice President of Financial Protection Underwriting - Hartford, CT, Minnetonka, MN or Portland, ME

UnitedHealth Group

Hartford, CT
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716454 Director Underwriting Hartford CT

Vice President of Financial Protection Underwriting - Hartford, CT, Minnetonka, MN or Portland, ME (716454)

Position Description

For those who believe in the power of data to help write the next chapter in the history of health care, here's your opportunity. An elite group of peers, variety of product lines, and rewards for delivering on our mission ensures you will always be challenged at UnitedHealth Group to do your life's best work.(sm)


The Director, Underwriting will lead the underwriting initiatives to ensure that cases are appropriately assessed from a risk perspective and are appropriately priced for risk level. This individual will provide guidance on evolving new strategies in underwriting and develop a team to support the deliverables. This individual will be accountable for overseeing the production of the rating and underwriting services for new business and/or existing accounts. They will participate with senior management in the development and implementation of underwriting policy, marketing and business strategy.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Managing a staff of underwriters

  • Training and development

  • Monitoring performance and providing overall guidance

  • Delegation of work

  • Ensuring team is meeting client timelines



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in underwriting for life and disability

  • 5+ years’ management experience

  • At least an intermediate level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with training and developing underwriting teams

  • Experience with critical illness, accident protection and hospital indemnity products

  • Organized, detail oriented and able to translate “big picture” ideas into client objectives

  • Superior oral and written communication skills including negotiation and persuasion skills

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: director, underwriting, underwriter, management, Hartford, CT, Connecticut, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Portland, ME, Maine


Job Details

  • Contest Number716454
  • Job TitleVice President of Financial Protection Underwriting - Hartford, CT, Minnetonka, MN or Portland, ME
  • Job FamilyUnderwriting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentEmployer and Individual

Job Location Information

  • Hartford, CT
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMinnetonka, MN
    Portland, ME

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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