Life Underwriting Optimization Manager in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 7/17/2021

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Job Description

Life Underwriting Optimization Manager
10 Amica Center Blvd, Lincoln, RI

Want to provide customers with solutions for life?
The feeling is mutual

Amica Life is on a mission to find a team-first and tech-savvy underwriter to support our vision to deliver a modern and exceptional customer experience.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with underwriting leadership to profitably insure more lives through data, technology and human insight
  • Maintain and understand a landscape view of data and technology trends and their impact on life underwriting
  • Assist in the evaluation of new underwriting tools and techniques that improve customer experience, reduce cost and/or enhance accuracy of risk selection 
  • Develop and execute plans for testing, analysis and integration of new tools and guidelines
  • Oversee the development and management the rulesets within the underwriting decision engine to meet production, cycle time and quality metrics
  • Coordinate with Life Finance (Actuarial) to assess and monitor the impact of opportunities and changes on mortality and expenses
  • Leverage reporting capabilities to monitor and optimize performance of the underwriting decision engine
  • Oversee the audit programs for both traditional and accelerated underwriting to ensure accuracy and profitability of the business
  • Report results to all stakeholders and reinsurance partners
  • Help coordinate and prioritize technology integrations
  • People management including selection, development, and inter/intra team building
  • May serve on Life Company projects as department subject matter expert
  • Develops network of industry contacts and stays current with industry trends
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree or a minimum of 8 years equivalent business experience
  • Minimum 10 years of current life underwriting experience, including accelerated underwriting and use of data and models
  • Experience working with underwriting rules engines and rulesets
  • Ability to effectively interact with actuarial and technology partners
  • Knowledge of medical and non-medical aspects of risk selection, and legal aspects of insurance contracts
  • Analytical self-starter
  • True team player with excellent facilitation and communication skills
  • Track record of successful change management
  • Ability to develop and deliver cost-benefit analyses
  • Designations preferred but not required:  FALU, FLMI

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, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, ethnicity, age, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, mental condition, military status, genetic information or any other class protected by law. 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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