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Market Underwriter

Company: Highmark Health
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

**Company :** Highmark Inc. **Job Description :** **JOB SUMMARY** ***This position will is a hybrid role and will require you to go into our Buffalo office 3 days a week and work. This job serves as the single-point-of-contact for sales teams and assigned customers, delivering insights and recommendations to sales in order to aid customer acquisition/retention while maintaining performance goals. This incumbent will collaborate with cross functional team members on client-level quotes and function as a trusted adviser by providing financial and risk management support to sales as well as strategic insight. **ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES** + Understand department and the company'sstrategic goals and competitive position and drives client-level results towards these ends. Actively work with Sales team to manage portfolio of clients towards financial and business targets, e.g. membership, revenue, margin, etc. + Proactively draw insights from quote details, client understanding and regional insights to deliver best-possible recommendation to Sales. State and maintain independent perspective, including under pressure from more senior individuals, identifying opportunities and concerns. + Responsible for portfolio of clients through underwriting engagement, from identification through documentation of final sold-contract details + Assess risk by looking at various risk measures such as risk scores, demographic analysis, and turnover considerations. + Serve as the accountable owner for all quotes delivered to sales partners. Develop a perspective on each client package deliverable. Clearly and confidently communicates Underwritings position on the risk profile of each client + Identify tool improvement needs and communicates needs to Product Development teams + Maintain accurate book management details including concession budget + Other duties as assigned or requested. **Required** + Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Mathematics or related field **Substitutions** + Six (6) years additional experience required in lieu of degree **Preferred** + None **EXPERIENCE** **Required** + 3 years of Health Care Underwriting OR risk mgmt OR actuary work OR applying advanced mathematics to include + 1 years of external client interaction or comparable external interactions **Preferred** + 1 year in Risk Management **OR** of Actuary work **OR** of applying Advanced Mathematics **LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS** **Required** + None **Preferred** + None **SKILLS** + Understanding of health products, services, risk assessment and techniques + Consultative mindset + Strong Oral and Written Communications skills **Language (Other than English):** None **Travel Requirement:** 0% - 25% **PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS** **Position Type** Hybrid - 3 days in office Teaches / trains others regularly Rarely Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site Occasionally Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees) Never Physical work site required Yes Lifting: up to 10 pounds Constantly Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds Rarely Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds Never **_Disclaimer:_** _The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job._ **_Compliance Requirement_** _: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies._ _As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Companys Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy._ _Furthermore, it is every employees responsibility to comply with the companys Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements._ Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. EEO is The Law Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity ( _https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf_ ) We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below. For accommodation requests, please contact HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.org California Consumer Privacy Act Employees, Contractors, and Applicants Notice Req ID: J231811

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