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Individual Disability Insurance Underwriter

Company: StanCorp Financial Group, Inc
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first.Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities.We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.The mission of the Underwriting function is to foster sound underwriting and business decisions, develop effective relationships and contribute toward the growth and development of the underwriting department in an effort to write and retain long term profitable business. - Underwriters are expected to progress through the levels of the job family based on classroom training; on the job exposure; developing their analytical skills; independent decision making; effective communication, and leadership skills. -Below are typical functions of the underwriting job family. - Actual responsibilities may vary based on the business segment and the level of the position.Risk Decisions Apply sound, creative underwriting and business judgment in the timely analysis and evaluation of insurance risks to contribute to the growth and profitability of the organization.Customer Service Develop and maintain effective working relationships with assigned field personnel, producers, assigned policyholders and Home Office personnel through professional negotiation, responsive communication, problem resolution and anticipation of customer expectations. -Mentoring and TrainingProvide mentoring and training as appropriate based on job level and experience.Projects and Special Assignments Actively participate in projects to contribute to corporate goals.Education & Experience:Education - Bachelor's degree in Business and /or progressively responsible work experience with emphasis in Individual Disability Insurance (IDI) underwriting or medical or financial underwriting.Knowledge & Skills:Perform math calculations including the use of algebraic formulas; analyze detailed written information for accuracy and completeness; express ideas clearly both in written and oral communications, strong customer service and negotiation skills present and excellent time management skills. -Demonstrated ability to make good decisions and then utilize negotiation skills to achieve overall desired result. Also, demonstrated ability to utilize customer service skills. - Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite.Job Complexity & Judgment: - - - - - -Underwrites risk of moderate to more complex scope in the Regional Accounts. - Exercises independent judgment and discretion. - Applies appropriate underwriting guidelines, procedures, contract provisions, state insurance statues. Requires analysis of data where answers are not readily obtained. - Works within defined procedures to resolve non-standard issues. - - Makes recommendations for new processes or procedures. - Acts as trainer and mentor for Associate Underwriters.#LI-REMOTENote:The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of thesalaryfor this role when hiring a Colorado resident. Thesalaryfor employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below.The Standard's package also includes incentive planparticipationincluding medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.

  • Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance.Salary Range:$49,600.00 - $75,800.00Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.

Keywords: StanCorp Financial Group, Inc, Portland , Individual Disability Insurance Underwriter, Other , Portland, Oregon

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