Chief Life Underwriter in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lincoln, RI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/26/2020

Job Description

Chief Life Underwriter
Life Underwriting Department
10 Amica Center Boulevard, Lincoln RI 02865

Want to join a company where doing good is what we do?
The feeling is mutual.

Amica Insurance is seeking a Chief Life Underwriter who will be responsible for leading all aspects of Life New Business and Underwriting. The selected candidate will be accountable for guiding the development of underwriting strategy, philosophy, technological innovations, guidelines and procedures, in accordance with Company objectives.

Responsibilities:


• Lead and support a high-performing Underwriting and New Business organization
• Ensure the attainment of department service level objectives and quality standards
• Collaborate with Life Sales and other departments on the achievement of company related production goals
• Provides underwriting-oriented thought leadership with cross-departmental collaboration on product development and strategic Company initiatives
• Identify trends and emerging issues, while staying attuned to competitors in our market segment, making recommendations for changes necessary to ensure Amica Life is well-positioned for the future
• Maintain relationships with reinsurers and ensures that agreements are adhered to through internal processes and guidelines, and acts as primary liaison for the Underwriting/New Business departments
• Monitor and implement regulatory and compliance requirements through policies and procedures, training, and stakeholder collaboration

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 12 years of experience in life insurance management, operations, or underwriting fields
• $15,000,000 of approval authority
• Expert level experience with all aspects of underwriting life applications; medical, financial, avocation, and aviation
• Experience developing and/or utilizing accelerated underwriting process, including the use of data analytics and third-party evidence providers (e.g., prescription history) to underwrite policies
• Strong working relationships with reinsurers and colleagues across the insurance industry
• Strong technology and project management background
• Experience managing vendor relationships
• Demonstrates strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills as well as strong analytical and technical skills
• Advanced use of Excel, Word, and Outlook
• FALU designation required, CLU and FLMI preferred


Perks and Benefits
• Paid vacation, holidays and sick days
• Generous leave programs, including paid parental bonding leave
• Medical, dental, vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance
• Generous retirement benefits
• Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company


About Amica
Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.
Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.

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