The Hartford is searching for Group Benefits Underwriters! Our underwriter’s partner with various teams at The Hartford including our Sales, Account Management and Actuarial organization to strategize, price, evaluate and underwrite cases for our core products including Short-Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Group Life.
Multiple locations: Hartford, CT, Alpharetta, GA, Lake Mary, FL
WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION?
Within company guidelines, price, appraise/evaluate risk, and underwrites cases for our core lines including Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Group Life
Analyze and review Underwriting guidelines and product offerings to determine appropriate plan designs.
Through Requests for Proposals (RFP) interpretation and system automation, generate proposal/plan design and quotes for cases
If applicable, with guidance, profitably underwrites business through brokers and Third Party Administrators (TPAs) by reviewing and analyzing the information on each risk.
Works independently but seeks guidance on more complex cases/applications.
May answer questions, provide/verify information, price plan changes, rates, services, evaluate morbidity/mortality risks by coverage, etc.
Actively contributes to staff projects, assists other underwriters as needed.
May provide technical backup at sales presentations to clients/brokers.
Recognizes problems, issues and improvement possibilities. Ability to summarize information and make recommendations.
Partner with assigned sales offices to meet new premium sales goal.
WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS OF THE POSITION?
Students expecting to graduate in January or May 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s Degree with desired majors including Risk Management & Insurance, Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting and Math or associated work experience through intern program
Demonstrated leadership potential through classroom and extracurricular activities
Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, analytical and research skills
Ability to work effectively, collaborate, and influence at a peer level within a team setting
Ability to decipher and execute within fluid and changing business situations
Demonstrated high integrity, ability to follow through on commitments, and understanding of how to build relationships & trust among diverse groups.
Knowledge of insurance business, organization and products desired
Knowledge of Group Benefits (GB) products/benefits and language desired but not required.
The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.
The Hartford does not provide sponsorship for this position.
With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. The company is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity.