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Consultant, Group Underwriting I (Supplemental Health and Dental)
Alternate Locations: US All Regions; Work from Home
Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.
Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.
Requisition #: 71378
The Role at a Glance
As an Underwriting Consultant on the Specialty Health team, you will be responsible for underwriting Lincoln’s Supplemental Health and Dental/Vision products. You will perform and deliver on routine assignments / projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying your knowledge. You will be responsible for more complex risks and expected to work independently and as part of a team. You will assess financial risks related to insurance products, determine price at which LFG will accept risks, alter coverage plans/levels based on risk & pricing, and bind LFG in transactions for insurance products. You will determine whether to accept or reject a risk based on your analysis of the customer’s information.
What you'll be doing
Underwriting new business opportunities for profitable growth. Underwriting includes, but is not limited to, financial risk assessment, contract comparison, demographic analysis, and experience-rating.
Completing RFP documents including proposals, questionnaires, bid forms and online quote platforms.
Maintaining proficiency of Lincoln’s pricing and reporting tools.
Managing an assigned inforce book of business by handling change requests and renewals.
Developing and maintaining relationships with assigned field offices.
Consulting and negotiating with Distribution partners and Brokers.
Responding to appeals within designated authority.
Presenting case underwriting to leadership team as necessary.
Collaborating with core underwriters to coordinate proposals and renewals on shared customers.
Coordinating with operational teams to ensure accurate preparation of plans with appropriate coverage levels and pricing.
Mentoring and assisting with training as needed.
Serving as subject matter expert as appropriate.
Identifying and communicating process improvements that improve efficiency and/or quality of work.
Participating in projects related to process improvements, pricing tool enhancements, underwriting documentation, product developments, and increasing underwriting knowledge and acumen.
Representing underwriting in cross-functional projects.
Adhering to Lincoln’s underwriting guidelines and authority limits.
Assisting with other assignments/projects as needed during peak and off-seasons
Maintaining knowledge of current and emerging trends and taking appropriate actions to incorporate into underwriting practices to maintain Lincoln’s competitive advantage.
Promoting and enhancing organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives.
Adhering to departmental and corporate compliance documentation and reporting requirements.
What we’re looking for
4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
3-5+ Years of Supplemental Health and/or Dental underwriting experience directly aligned to the specific responsibilities for this role. (Required)
What’s it like to work here?
At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.
What’s in it for YOU:
A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
Competitive 401K and employee benefits ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Consultant, Group Underwriting I (Supplemental Health and Dental)
Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
Tuition assistance program
A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
Effective productivity/technology tools and training
Pay Range: $65,700 - $118,300
Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.
About The Company
Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.
Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.
Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Consultant, Group Underwriting I (Supplemental Health and Dental) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.
Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview. Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Consultant, Group Underwriting I (Supplemental Health and Dental) if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.
This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.
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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling
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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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