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Underwriter

Date Posted: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Warwick, RI, RI, US, 02886

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Rhode Island : Warwick, RI  

 

Role Value Proposition: 

Property & Casualty Underwriting focuses on executing actions that drive profitable results for of all our P&C products. We’re looking for motivated talent with fresh perspectives, creative problem-solving ability and a desire for continuous learning. In this role you will execute Underwriting actions & activities across all products and multiple states.

 

The primary focus of an Underwriter is individual risk selection and accurate premium development. The successful underwriter will understand, administer and adhere to underwriting guidelines, procedures and compliance requirements in their daily work. In addition to risk selection the Underwriter will demonstrate the skills necessary to deliver an excellent customer experience through daily interactions with customers. Based on knowledge level and need the Underwriter may be used as a subject matter expert on projects.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Exercises independent, sound and reasoned financial underwriting judgment based on file documentation.
  • Administers, monitors, and communicated underwriting guidelines and philosophies.
  • Manages assigned market to meet business plan objectives.
  • Analyzes the quality of assigned market and identified unprofitable trends as well as growth opportunities and communicated results of analysis to impacted business partners.
  • Prepares regular reports identifying key drivers; Develops, recommends, implements and monitors effective action plans for improvement.
  • Provides timely and appropriate service to external and internal customers.
  • Provides remote and sometimes off-site training and support to agents.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 1-3 years of underwriting experience or related insurance industry experience (claims, product, or marketing).
  • Strong working knowledge of underwriting policies and procedures, underwriting guidelines and philosophies.  Demonstrated strong analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills.
  • A willingness to take risk with appropriate levels of risk assessment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • High level of organization skill and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Strong Excel and personal computer skills.

 

Preferred:

  • General knowledge of the Property and Casualty industry, products and contracts.
  • BS degree.

 

Business Category

U.S. Business - Property & Casualty

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 111216 


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island