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UnitedHealth Group Underwriter - Remote in Hartford, Connecticut

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Underwriter will analyze E+I Insurance (100+) plan characteristics and assess risk. The Underwriter will also utilize underwriting criteria and policies to provide proper rating methodologies.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop comparative benefit packages for New and In force Business, review claim experience, and apply underwriting guidelines to prepare renewal and/or prospect rates

  • Support Marketing in completing group experience retention illustrations and address questions on request for proposals

  • Analyze Group Life, Disability and Supplemental Health characteristics and assess risks around loss of clients

  • Provide technical subject matter expertise to the sales staff and district offices on new and renewal Financial Protection proposals

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or higher in Math, Finance, Business or relevant work experience

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Finance, Business or related degree

  • 2+ years of Group Benefits Underwriting or related experience

Soft Skill Requirement:

  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $45,100 to $80,200. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $49,800 to $88,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Polic

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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