Aetna Senior Underwriter (Medical) in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 41156BR

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Underwriting Consultant must have extensive pricing experience and know the systems that support these arrangements. In addition the proven ability to: anticipate customer needs, facilitate and negotiate using tact and diplomacy, and build strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal organizations. Negotiates and explains application of more complex underwriting concepts, rate/fee development and policies. Produces accurate and timely deliverables while providing superior customer service in support of stated mission and key performance metrics.

Fundamental Components:

  • Negotiates and explains application of more complex underwriting concepts, rate/fee development and policies.

  • Produces accurate and timely deliverables while providing superior customer service in support of stated mission and key performance metrics.

  • Ability to work effectively with customers (internal and external) to meet their needs as well as Aetna's.

  • Interact and meet with customers, brokers and consultants.

  • Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/ financial tools, reference materials, and source systems.

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

  • 3-5 years of pricing experience via all types of pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc) and funding arrangements.

  • Strong Medical Underwriting background desired.

  • Knowledge of Aetna systems supporting those products and rating methodologies preferred.

  • Proven ability to anticipate customer needs

  • Proven ability to facilitate and negotitate using tact and diplomacy.

  • Proven ability to build strong cross-functional relationships.

    EDUCATION

    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

    FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

    Functional - Underwriting/Rating methodologies and/or functions (rating and accounting)./4-6 Years

    Functional - Underwriting/Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)/4-6 Years

    Functional - Underwriting/Financial arrangements/4-6 Years

    Functional - Underwriting/Alternate Funding arrangements/4-6 Years

    Functional - Underwriting/Renewal - group medical/4-6 Years

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    Finance/Creating Profitable Customers/ADVANCED

    Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

    Finance/Managing Aetnas Risk/ADVANCED

    DESIRED SKILLS

    Sales/Knowing Customers/ADVANCED

    Sales/Knowing Markets/ADVANCED

    Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

    ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

    Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Underwriting