Sr Life Underwriter

Operations United States Wednesday, July 15, 2020


Position at CNO Financial Group, Inc.

CNO Financial Group Seeks Our Next Sr Life Underwriter!


The Senior Life Underwriter's primary role is the accurate and timely risk assessment and evaluation of life applications, renewals or cancellations utilizing the underwriting policy, guidelines, insurance laws and regulations. This position can be located in Chicago, IL or Carmel, IN.


Key Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Oversees caseload to achieve desired objectives
  • Contributes to the building and maintaining of strong relationships within the organization
  • Responsible for the risk decision of new and existing business of all life policies within delegated authority levels and company guidelines
  • Maintains an awareness of changing practices and regulations
  • Effectively partners with co-workers and agents to create a high performance organization
  • Able to serve as a SME to provide input on department procedures or practices
  • May serve as a mentor to less experienced underwriters

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of life and health products
  • Proficiency in underwriting all life and health products
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory and policy differences among states in which business is transacted
  • Actively working toward profession designations

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • At least 3 years of direct life experience and/or health underwriting experience
  • At least 3 - 5 years experience in a production oriented environment

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