Manager of Ancillary Underwriting

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Chicago, IL-Remote
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Manager of Ancillary Underwriting
Chicago, IL Remote

The Manager of Ancillary Underwriting will provide group and product specific underwriting for our worksite ancillary products (AI/CI/HI) for large and small group clients.  This role will work with Sales and Product teams, supporting product revisions, group renewals and partnering with our key distributors and vendors.
This position will report to the AVP, Ancillary Product Operations. The office for this position sits in , IL  however, this position is open to remote capacity. 

 Essential Elements

  • Direct underwriting of large and small group clients of our Ancillary lines (AI/CI/HI)
  • Loss Ratio Management- Drive persistency and improve the loss ratio for the ancillary business 
  • Resource Management- Optimize internal and external personnel to control costs while achieving optimal profitability
  • Process Improvement- Identify and address opportunities to improve process flows and work instructions for the ancillary products
  • Span of Influence- Expand influence within the organization through regular communications on quarterly basis to the key business leaders


Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate experience required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Relevant Insurance and Underwriter designations preferred
  • Six Sigma or Lean Certification preferred


  • Minimum of 10 years underwriting with at least 5 years in direct underwriting of Ancillary products focused on the large (1,000+ employee) market
  • External working relationships with distribution partners, brokers and accounts on Ancillary products

Travel Required

  • 10 – 15% nationwide travel required




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