Underwriting Supplier Management Sr Consultant II

Northbrook, Illinois
Not Specified
Feb 12, 2018
Apr 13, 2018
Job Type
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Job Description

Job Family Summary

The Underwriting Supplier Management Team is responsible for collaborating with internal and external business partners to ensure the most efficient and effective processes and tools are operating as designed while working towards continual improvement. The team is also responsible for analytics, ad-hoc requests, implementation, analyzing and communicating metrics, supplier relationships, contract and project management.

Job Summary

The Supplier Management Sr Consultant II will support functional and technical strategies, analyze internal and external data while evaluating processes to identify new efforts for innovation and improvement. They will serve as support to their assigned tool, process and/or supplier for teams across Product Operations providing resources for actionable results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports ownership of internal and external business partner relationships

  • Leverages understanding of current industry standards / environment to impact decisions and indicate requirements

  • Supports the development of business recommendations to achieve corporate goals and communicates to underwriting team

  • Develop and present communication strategies: new plans, programs, processes, products and product performance

  • Knowledge of data sources, and has the ability to retrieve and review data from existing and new sources (OLAP/DART, Business Objects, CDF, etc)

  • Supports the team by providing analytics and reporting, which includes generating and formatting reports that to analyze and monitor supplier performance with minimal direction

  • Actively communicates anomalies and recommended actions to appropriate stakeholders

  • Provides recommendations for potential next steps/actions for the team

  • Solicits inputs and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

  • Researches, analyzes and interprets data to identify opportunities to impact growth and profitability

  • Ensures project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project, and follows up as necessary

  • Determine where additional resources / expertise may be necessary to successfully complete projects and assignments

  • Forecasts short-term and long-term deliverables

  • Supports the development / design of new supplier and underwriting plans, programs, processes, products up to moderate complexity

  • Actively builds strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on objectives

  • Serves as a subject matter expert; consults on complex issues within their disciplines from an internal perspective

Job Qualifications


  • Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 3-5 years of industry experience with a background in project management or analytics preferred

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of data retrieval and manipulation

  • Demonstrates and fosters a sense of urgency, strong commitment, and accountability for achieving results

  • Effectively network and communicate with different types and levels of staff, both written and verbal

  • Knowledge of underwriting, product management and general insurance principles preferred

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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