AVP Chief Underwriter

Saint Louis, Missouri
Not Specified
Oct 17, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Summary:

As Chief Underwriter you will be responsible for directing all aspects of Life& Health underwriting and underwriting support. You will be accountable for setting the strategy and leading the implementation of operational processes. Under your leadership, your team of 12-15 staff members will create and implement long-term life underwriting strategies for achieving best-in class service while meeting mortality, expense and productivity targets. Lead process reengineering while maintaining service level agreements to customers and stakeholders while maintaining strong relationships with sales.

Position Qualifications:

• 10+ years of progressive related experience including leadership of teams.

• Bachelor's degree in Business or related field.

• Expert level experience with both financial and medical underwriting of life applications.

• Prefer experience in dwelling, contents and liability insurance

• Experience utilizing simplified underwriting process and the use of prescription history to underwrite life

• Experience managing vendor relations

• Excellent communication skills.

• FALU and/or FLMI designation preferred.

Application Link: http://bit.ly/ChiefUnderwriter3928

Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Savings Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and enjoy business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on Homeowners and Auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
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