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SENIOR IDI/DISBILITY UNDERWRITER - REMOTE- $90k- $125K- USA

Oliver James Associates
New York City
FULL TIME$90,000 - 115,000 / year
7 Year

December 5, 2023 was the day when the SENIOR IDI/DISBILITY UNDERWRITER - REMOTE- $90k- $125K- USA position was made available, and it will be inaccessible after February 29, 2024. full time job seekers should consider Oliver James Associates. A salary of $90,000 - 115,000 / year will be offered to the successful applicant for this job. To qualify for this job, you must have at least 84 months of work experience in the same field. This job is based in New York City, but you can work remotely from anywhere in the world as long as you have a stable internet connection.

Senior IDI Underwriter - Remote - USA

I am partnered with one of the largest US Life Insurance carriers as part of significant growth plans. As a result of a successful 2023, they are looking to expand their experienced IDI Underwriting team!

- Evaluate IDI applications and determine whether applications should be approved, declined, or if additional information is required based on morbidity, financial, and occupational risks according to company guidelines
- Consult with medical directors and IDI Underwriting management for the purpose of resolving complex medical and non-medical histories
- Interpret underwriting policy and implement established guidelines, department procedures, and regulatory directives
- Effectively articulate underwriting decisions and negotiate appeals of underwriting actions
- Work effectively with third-party administrators in the timely and accurate management of all IDI underwriting cases
- Collaborate with agency distribution on a regular basis to promote the IDI product line and build a strong reputation for competitive and responsible offers
- Work with our current or future reinsurance partners to negotiate and secure risk classification for businesses that may exceed morbidity standards, are above retention, or secure a more competitive offer
- Keep current on medical, financial, occupational and multi-life IDI underwriting-related developments; evaluate changes in IDI underwriting market practices and initiate appropriate response

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- Assist with developing and mentoring junior underwriters
- Participate in training and development opportunities

Senior IDI Underwriter - Remote USA

I am partnered with one of the largest US Life Insurance carriers as part of significant growth plans. As a result of a successful 2023, they are looking to expand their experienced IDI Underwriting team!

The successful IDI Underwriter will be responsible for:
  • Evaluate IDI applications and determine whether applications should be approved, declined, or if additional information is required based on morbidity, financial, and occupational risks according to company guidelines
  • Consult with medical directors and IDI Underwriting management for the purpose of resolving complex medical and non-medical histories
  • Interpret underwriting policy and implement established guidelines, department procedures, and regulatory directives
  • Effectively articulate underwriting decisions and negotiate appeals of underwriting actions
  • Work effectively with third-party administrators in the timely and accurate management of all IDI underwriting cases
  • -Collaborate with agency distribution on a regular basis to promote the IDI product line and build a strong reputation for competitive and responsible offers
  • Work with our current or future reinsurance partners to negotiate and secure risk classification for businesses that may exceed morbidity standards, are above retention, or secure a more competitive offer
  • Keep current on medical, financial, occupational and multi-life IDI underwriting-related developments; evaluate changes in IDI underwriting market practices and initiate appropriate response
  • Assist with developing and mentoring junior underwriters
  • Participate in training and development opportunities
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required; industry-related education (DIA, LOMA) desired
  • 7+ years of experience in disability/ IDI underwriting
  • Knowledge of IDI insurance products and processes
  • Experience in handling complex IDI underwriting cases; proven ability to evaluate financial, medical and occupational information to determine the most appropriate underwriting offer; strong working knowledge of medical terminology and awareness of how various medical impairments interact and affect individual morbidity risk
  • Experience working closely with medical directors, accounting/ tax and legal resources as needed
  • Ability to understand the impact of product form, riders, distribution, regulation, claim management and pricing on underwriting rules and decisions
  • Excellent analytical skills; writing and verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Work effectively within a team environment, as well as work independently
  • General computer proficiency required
For a confidential conversation please reach out to

Matt.duckworth@oliverjames.com

646-398-6901

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