Aetna Senior Underwriting Consultant in Farnborough, United States

Req ID: 52345BR

Family Summary/MissionSupport Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective Underwriting. Underwriting primarily includes identifying, evaluating, and managing risk in order to maximize revenue, membership and earnings.Position Summary/MissionNegotiates and explains application of more complex underwriting concepts, rate/fee development and policies. Produces accurate and timely deliverables while providing superior customer service in support of stated mission and key performance metrics.Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to

(* denotes essential functions)• Handles complex cases/markets/issues using strong knowledge of company services, product standards, underwriting policies and alternate funding. ()• Grants underwriting exceptions and financial variances within prescribed limit. ()• May interact/meet with customers, brokers and consultants. ()• Works across Aetna's segments/markets to achieve goals. ()• Negotiates and fully explains rate development, pricing components and application of underwriting policies while remaining conscious of financial objectives. ()• Provides timely and accurate deliverables for new and/or renewal business, e.g., accountings, funding evaluations, benefit quotations. ()• Monitors financial condition of assigned accounts, e.g., case migration, renewal pricing, premium defaults, and deficit reductions. ()• Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/ financial tools, reference materials, and source systems for premium, membership and claim information. ()• Analyzes competitive position on a case specific basis and develops financial comparisons. ()• Recognizes opportunities for process improvements and recommends changes. ()• Assesses customer needs and expectations versus company capabilities/ strategies. ()• Mentors less experienced underwriters in development of technical skills. ()• Builds strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal constituents. ()• Fosters open lines of communication on team and uses effective oral and written communication skills. ()• Underwrites complex medical questionnaires and/or medical records. ()• Assesses risks and makes sound underwriting decisions based on established criteria and/or medical judgments. ()• Exhibits the following Employee BehaviorsPerformance MeasuresBackground/Experience Desired• Experience in underwriting pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, etc.) and funding arrangements preferred, but not required.• Knowledge of Aetna systems supporting those products and rating methodologies preferred.• Proven ability to anticipate customer needs.• Proven ability to facilitate and negotitate using tact and diplomacy.• Proven ability to build strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal organizations.Education and Certification Requirements• BS/BA or equivalent work experience required.• Degree in Mathematics, Finance or related field preferred.• HIAA, CEBS or LOMA designation preferred.Additional Information (situational competencies, skills, work location requirements, etc.)• Strong computer skills required.• Strong verbal and written communication skills.• Communication with outside consultants and customers required.• Some travel may be required. The business contact can speak to policy and processing supported by this e.Service activity. Be sure to read available e.Service documentation before calling this contact. Name: eService SupportOrganization: O&T Operations&TechnologyDepartment: TMM Travel and Mting MgmtTitle: Location: Hartford,CT 06156---151 Farmington Ave Rogers BldgMail Code: RS31Phone: 860-273-4286 e.Service SupportUse this facility to report e.Service application problems. For other issues: Non-e.Service general questions?

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Job Function: Underwriting