Underwriting Policy Analyst II

Location
Northbrook, Illinois
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 30, 2018
Closes
May 29, 2018
Ref
102626#GIJ--Allstate.1
Category
IT , Underwriting
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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Job Description







Job Family Summary







The Underwriting Policy Team is responsible for monitoring and ensuring the quality of the book of business through collaboration with internal and external business partners to leverage analytics in developing Countrywide underwriting standards and influence business results through the use of underwriting process and guidelines.









Job Summary







The Underwriting Policy Analyst II is an analyst position responsible for collection of information/data that will be used for analytics. This role will work with leadership, as well as other team members, in not only providing extracted data, but this role should understand and be able to apply it. Supports teams in the implementation or design and communication of projects, products, or analytics.




Key Responsibilities



Research and Analysis




  • Ability to leverage various data sources and applications to retrieve, conduct research and manipulate data; must have a working knowledge of data used and various tools for organizing and presenting data (Business Objects, Excel, Access, Tableau)

  • With minimal direction, researches, retrieves and resolves basic underwriting data requests (loss, distribution, frequency, inspection metrics, etc.)

  • Performs data verification/reasonability checks on the data to ensure accuracy

  • Leverages data to provide preliminary observations and basic trend analysis (e.g., underwriting, competitor analysis, financial)

  • Presents data in a usable format for further monitoring, analysis, and communication

  • Partners with internal stakeholders to validate data findings

  • Shares CW insights and supports integration and delivery of planned changes/ projects/ products to regions/field

  • Possesses basic knowledge of standard market specific implications of CW business strategies (e.g., Impacts of product changes relative to mix of business trends, correct classification, discount utilization, etc.)





Process and Product Design/Improvement




  • Supports the development/design of new plans, programs, processes, products by providing relevant underwriting data to assist in decision making products (e.g., t-doc handling, inspection process, endorsement standards, correct class programs)

  • Supports short-term and long-term deliverables

  • Supports in the development of communication plans for Leadership

  • Participates in the evaluation of existing procedures and processes, determining whether or not they are needed, and begins to recommend any process improvements (e.g., t-docs, inspections, endorsement processing, etc.)

  • Monitors metrics/data to ensure processes are followed and applied consistently. Discusses anomalies with the team and supports recommended actions to appropriate stakeholders

  • Actively participates in building strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives

  • Solicits feedback from key internal stakeholders

  • Actively communicates project status with Leaders




Job Qualifications







Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience








  • Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 0-2 years industry experience preferred

  • Knowledge of underwriting, product management and general insurance principles

  • Computer proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access

  • Good collaboration and relationship skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills





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



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