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Corporate Underwriting Consultant / Sr. at Emergent Holdings in Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

SUMMARY:

On behalf of the enterprise the Corporate Underwriting Consultant will act as a primary, independent visionary, and demonstrate proactive authority in the development of underwriting guidelines, processes, and establishing quality control standards and procedures across all brands. In addition, this position will coordinate the Premium Audit function from an enterprise level. This position exercises broad discretion and judgment, and provides enterprise-wide operational consistency, integrity and oversight. This position serves as a technical expert and will be involved with supporting the goals and implementing best practices for of all brands and the Enterprise as a whole.

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:
  • Develops underwriting guidelines and letters of authority.
  • Establishes enterprise underwriting policies, procedures and best practices. Assists in the implementation and monitoring of policies, practices, procedures and workflows.
  • Establishes enterprise quality control standards and procedures including file review standards. Identifies strategy issues for quality control to ensure consistency with best practices and workflows.
  • Outlines improvement opportunities and coach's management on ways to improve.
  • Coordinates the enterprise underwriting audit function.
  • Assist with the Market Intelligence Initiative as needed.
  • Analyzes, researches and reports on underwriting trends, issues, laws, rules, regulations and best practices, and provides recommendations.
  • Participates in the identification, preparation and presentation of underwriting training opportunities and programs at a brand and enterprise level.
  • Serves as a technical expert and consultant in Corporate Underwriting on responses to questions and concerns for all brands.
  • Serves as an advisor on responses to questions and concerns from brands and others on underwriting audit issues and Bureau inquiries.
  • Collaborates with and serves as liaison between Corporate Underwriting and brands.
  • Analyzes and reviews accounts above the authority limits of brand managers and underwriters and makes determinations on pricing and programs.
  • Analyzes current and potential book of business and provides appropriate reports and recommendations.
  • Collaborates with enterprise brands and Corporate Underwriting in furtherance of enterprise cost containment strategies as necessary.
  • Represents Corporate Underwriting and the enterprise, on various committees and events as appropriate and approved.
  • Conducts underwriting due diligence assignments.
  • Performs special projects, as assigned. Provides evaluation and input regarding effectiveness of departmental programs and projects.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information processed.


Additional Experience for Senior Underwriting Consultant:

Minimum ten years of commercial workers compensation underwriting experience with demonstrated technical knowledge with both small and large accounts. Three years of leadership and/or managerial experience required. Two years of experience with the Enterprise as a Corporate Underwriting Consultant or equivalent experience which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities required. Experience with retrospectively rated and large deductible programs preferred.

This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.
EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Insurance, Math, Finance, or a related field required Combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Continuous learning required, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy. Certification, or progress toward, highly preferred and encouraged.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum seven years of commercial workers compensation underwriting experience with demonstrated technical knowledge with both small and large accounts, or equivalent experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Experience with retrospectively rated and large deductible programs preferred.

Additional Experience for Senior Underwriting Consultant:

Minimum ten years of commercial workers compensation underwriting experience with demonstrated technical knowledge with both small and large accounts. Three years of leadership and/or managerial experience required. Two years of experience with the Enterprise as a Corporate Underwriting Consultant or equivalent experience which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities required. Experience with retrospectively rated and large deductible programs preferred.