Senior Life Insurance Underwriter
David Aplin Group
Saskatoon
29d ago

The Role :

  • Review and assess medical, financial and personal information for individual life insurance applications to determine insurability of new applicants, reinstatements and applications for change
  • Achieve effective and efficient attainment of required insurance amounts for clients
  • Attain a comprehensive understanding of target insurance amounts required for each client and effectively communicate and represent reasoning to insurance companies
  • Proactively identify obstacles to achieving target amounts with insurance companies and work to create alternative solutions
  • Escalate application issues with the Account Service Managers and other key stake holders and provide updates regarding underwriting status, policy offers, policy declines, policy placement deadlines and premium payment deadlines
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders to ensure financing arrangements are in place
  • Manage insurance company relationships and ensure the client’s interests are firmly and professionally represented
  • Maintain up to date client profiles
  • The Ideal Candidate :

  • 5 + years of progressive experience in life insurance underwriting
  • Completion of a university degree in life sciences, nursing or kinesiology
  • Strong working knowledge of individual life insurance and health underwriting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of medical and financial terminology
  • Ability to be decisive and show consistently good judgement
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
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