Specialist, Group Underwriting (Specialty Health)

Date: Jun 18, 2024

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Work from Home; Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); US All Regions

 

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.

 

Relocation assistance:  is not available for this opportunity.

 

Requisition #: 73274

 

The Role at a Glance


As an Underwriting Specialist on the Specialty Health team, you will be responsible for underwriting Supplemental Health (Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity) and Dental/Vision products. You will perform and deliver on routine assignments / projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying your knowledge. 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.   
  • Mentor non-Specialty Health underwriters on Supplemental Health and Dental/Vision products
  • 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.  
  • 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.
  • Identifying and communicating process improvements that improve efficiency and/or quality of work.
  • Participating in projects related to process improvements, documentation and increasing underwriting knowledge and acumen.
  • 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

Must-Haves:

  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
  • 1 - 3+ 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:

  • Clearly defined career tracks and job levels, along with associated behaviors for each Lincoln leadership Attribute.

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • 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: $53,500 - $92,500 

 

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 helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at LincolnFinancial.com.

 

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive 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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Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

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 fraudhotline@lfg.com if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

 

Additional Information

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.

 

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

 

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 260-455-2558.

 

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