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Underwriter - Group Benefits

Date Posted: Jan 6, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Provide group underwriting services for new business and renewals of life, dental, vision, disability and voluntary benefits products. Work closely with the sales team across all states and other internal partners to position MetLife in the best way to succeed. This includes ensuring that profitability goals are met, and customer satisfaction is maximized. 

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Analyses risk by performing manual rate calculations and / or preparing experience rated analysis
  • Works with sales team to ensure that new business quotes and renewals are rated appropriately
  • Underwrites new business quotes by analyzing financial data and plan design information to determine whether to accept risk and at what premium level
  • Underwrites renewals by reviewing current plan’s premium history, claims history, and overall financial performance to determine the appropriate renewal action
  • Prices and offers plan changes; produces experience reports, and responds to broker and customer inquiries
  • Updates databases with quote, sales and renewal information to track results
  • Assist in the implementation process for sold cases by verifying quoted plan design information
  • Delivers excellent customer experience through daily interactions with customers
  • Meets specific metrics and guidelines for completion of renewal work and new business quotes

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 2+ years Group Insurance industry experience or Group Underwriting experience
  • Excellent creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and documentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience

 

Business Category

U.S. Business  Group Benefits

 

Number of Openings

2

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

MetLife:

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

Requisition #: 115773

 


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte