Cigna Underwriting Manager in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Description:

This role is responsible for managing an assigned book of business, focused on attaining profitable growth, persistency and earnings.Uses knowledge of Cigna's suite of solutions to create short and long term growth strategies for our clients.Develops and monitors account earning’s plans to achieve profitable growth.Partner with Sales/Matrix partners on new business opportunities.Partners with Sales to develop and drive market and cross selling strategies, product development, pricing, and performance guarantee risk mitigation.

Must have ability to make decisions based on strong knowledge of financial implications, both internal and external.Understand factors that influence market/competitive conditions.Support teammates.Participate in project work.

Responsibilities

  • Handle renewals and presales; demonstrate sound judgment in knowing when to elevate case level issues to leadership;
  • Track emerging trends while linking them to solutions based upon the Cigna Value Proposition;
  • Manage priorities and be responsive to client needs and expectations;
  • Produce and potentially deliver periodic client cost and utilization reviews;
  • Demonstrate understanding of analytics;
  • Work independently on financial proposals; appropriately involve matrix partners and management, as needed;
  • Identify issues and work with the team to develop solutions; think creatively and collaborate with Sales and other matrix partners;
  • Participate in varied Subject Matter Expert roles; actively participate in projects; find opportunities to represent the team on committees/initiatives;

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years of Underwriting experience and an in-depth knowledge of
  • products, markets, and regulatory environment is required
  • General business acumen
  • Ability to conduct presentations
  • Strong Excel and math skills
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to influence people in all levels of the Underwriting organization as well as in
  • matrix management environments.

Primary Location: Bloomfield-Connecticut

Work Locations: 900 Cottage Grove Road Wilde Bloomfield 06152

Job: Underwriting

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Employee Status: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Full-time

Job Level: Day Job

Travel:

Job Posting: Oct 10, 2018, 11:55:41 AM

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. Need an accommodation? Email: SeeYourself@cigna.com