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Manager, Health Underwriting

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Dover, DE 19904
Job Description


The Manager, Health Underwriting performs complex medical underwriting functions. The Manager, Health Underwriting works within specific guidelines and procedures; applies advanced technical knowledge to solve moderately complex problems; receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines approach, resources, schedules and goals.


The Manager, Health Underwriting will:

+ Lead professional underwriting associates to accomplish specific objectives by applying and articulating of growth strategies, initiatives, and underwriting guidance.

+ Manage new business and renewal workflow and is able to adjust to quickly to changing priorities.

+ Ensures that appropriate actions and deliverables are achieved, and underwriting associates have the needed tools and guidance to do their jobs.

+ Communicates underwriting guidance and new initiatives to sales and agent partners.

+ Drives process improvement and tool development initiatives to improve productivity, quality, and customer experience.

+ Responsible for overseeing staffing models, talent development of underwriting associates and creation of culture.

+ Leverages market intelligence to evaluate and minimize risk while maximizing growth and profitability.

+ Negotiates and creates understanding of the needed rate to risk.

+ Assists underwriting associates with handling difficult new business prospects and existing business situations.

+ Managers of Underwriting have managerial responsibilities for staff and will support Director as backup.

Required Qualifications

+ 2+ years of underwriting experience

+ 2+ years of management experience

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree

Additional Information

This Manager will have 6-10 direct reports

Scheduled Weekly Hours


About Us

Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms -when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.

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