Senior Associate Chief Underwriter

Recruiter
Itech Solutions
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 10, 2017
Industry
Consulting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado, Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area., iTech Solutions is a National Professional Services Firm, specializing in Technical Staffing, Recruiting and Consulting Services for Information Technology, Engineering and Business professionals. iTech Solutions, Inc. does not support and will not post: Any posting that does not comply with applicable laws relating to labor and employment, equal employment opportunity and employment eligibility requirements; and Any posting that requires U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residence in the U.S. as a condition of employment, unless otherwise required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or federal, state, or local government contract. iTech Solutions, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. iTech Solutions is a E-Verify program participant. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Underwrites individual life insurance contracts ranging in amounts through $749,999. Selects individual life insurance risks, binding the Knights of Columbus on each contract. Assists in training underwriting staff., * Assists in training underwriting staff; coaches, provides feedback, counsels and motivates employees. Makes recommendations on hiring, performance appraisals and all related employment issues. * Appraises, classifies and takes action to approve or decline applications for new insurance, changes of plan, conversions, exchanges, reinstatements and additions of benefits. Determines extra premiums for medical impairments and special hazards such as aviation, occupation, foreign residence and travel and unusual avocations. Classifies each insurance applicant to eliminate adverse selection while maintaining an equitable mortality. * Provides second review of special cases for accuracy and adherence to underwriting standards as needed. * Communicates with field force and Home Office personnel regarding insurance applications and adjustments. Answers inquiries from other departments and field force concerning the Order's underwriting policies, practices and procedures related to individual applications. * Knowledge of KofC policies and insurance products/offerings. * Knowledge of medical terminology and health metrics and physiology to make a risk assessment. * Able to interpret EKG results. * Knowledge of federal and state insurance regulations * Problem solving and analytical skills. * Good business judgment/risk assessment skills. * Effective oral and written communication skills. * Capable of making informed, independent decisions. * Attention to detail. * MUST HAVE Individual Life Insurance underwriting experience., *, Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. * MUST HAVE Individual Life Insurance underwriting experience.A~??A * Education: BS or BA degree., * Over 5 years of related underwriting experience. MUST HAVE Individual Life Insurance underwriting experience. Email: , For more information please contact Amy Foster at ext 282