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Senior Manager, UnderwritingBluemont Consulting
Senior Manager, UnderwritingBluemont Consulting
Job Highlights
  • Global Insurer
  • Automation in Underwriting
  • Drive change initiatives
Job Description
  • Experienced Life / Health Underwriter required
  • Automation in Underwriting
  • Continuous improvement / change initiatives
Description  The incumbent will be responsible for strengthening company underwriting policy and controls, interpreting customer and market risks to analyze risk indicators in delivering timely underwriting decisions.  He/She will also advise on and help drive companywide change initiatives, such as enhancing/automating the underwriting process, as well as help develop and mentor junior staff.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support to review and assess the effectiveness of company underwriting policy/guidelines and recommend appropriate modification
  • Advise in the plan design process to help formulate guidelines for selecting and pricing coverage for prospective clients
  • Building flexibility into product offerings and underwriting process to cater the unique health conditions of customers
  • Advise on the enrolment methods and medical underwriting requirements for each product and channel
  • Analyze underwriting data to correlate it with claims, experience and wellness customer data to look for improvement in both top line and bottom line
  • Improve customer experience in new business journey by maintaining/improving key service metrics
  • Drive automation in underwriting process, with focus on straight through online application with instant approval
  • Drive continuous improvement in the decision rate of underwriting rule engine to optimize utilization
  • Own customer & broker portal new business application utilization and help eliminate customer pain points in the journey
  • Advise on the implementation of VHIS
  • Build a strong team by providing clear direction, timely and constructive feedback for growth and development
  • Manage ad hoc projects and duties
  • An experienced underwriter operating at a technical level with a proven track record of at least 10 years
  • Insurance-related qualifications, e.g. FLMI, ACII, are preferred
  • New product development experience is preferred
  • Experience in underwriting rule engine or underwriting automation projects is an advantage
  • Analytical with strong business acumen and customer-centric mindset, able to interpret data for opportunities
  • Good team player, energetic, flexible and willing to learn
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaboration mindset, able to develop effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
Additional Information
Career Level
Job Function
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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