Accident & Health Chief Underwriting Officer

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection Boston , MA 02298

Posted 6 days ago

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has anexceptional opportunity for a talented Accident and Health Chief UnderwritingOfficer to join our Global Underwriting Office team. Team. This is a leadership position that reports directly to the ChiefUnderwriting Officer and works closely with the Global Chief Actuary. The main responsibility of this position isto ensure profitability of our Accident & Health, Medical Stop Loss and

Travel businesses through the setting and execution of both sound globalunderwriting best practices & analysis of global pricing.

We are looking for an individual who has both an ability toexcel and an excellence of character. Our culture is innovative and fast paced and this position will be theperfect fit for an individual who is intellectually curious, self-motivated anda collaborative team member.

Essential JobFunctions:

  • Deep knowledge of Accident and Health business

  • Ability to drive the understanding of portfoliomanagement and profitability throughout organization. Recommend and implementactions as necessary.

  • Understand & guide impact analysis regardingbenefit and provider reimbursement changes, cost containment programs, etc. onmedical cost and trends.

  • Analyze external and internal data sources todevelop proprietary pricing factors and models

  • Direct and help develop quantitative, diagnostictools to be used by underwriters in pricing individual risks and managing aportfolio of business.

  • Research new pricing techniques and enhanceexisting methods

  • Ability to work with IT to ensure proper systemand data requirements are achieved

  • Assesses financial impact of compliance changesand other factors

  • Provide support for rate changes and adjustmentsin various markets.

  • Responsible to build underwriting guidelines,perform form reviews, manage aggregates, handle referrals, and serve as a leadin training a global underwriting platform.

  • Responsible to provide the overall underwritingauthority for the extended team.

  • Work with Actuarial team to manage and monitorportfolio results

Requirements:

  • 10+ years A & H underwriting experience

  • Experience in a lead underwriting role for A& H, Medical Stop Loss and or Travel products.

  • Extensive interaction with actuarial,underwriting, claims and IT functions

  • International experience preferred

  • Management experience

  • Exceptional oral and written communicationskills.

  • A & H actuarial experience is a plus

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability towork in a team environment as well as independently.

  • Experience in developing underwriting guidelinesand workflows

  • University degree or equivalent

  • Strong underwriting acumen

  • Ability to work within a Team Environment

  • Must be entrepreneurial; experience building anew business/portfolio a plus

  • Travel required

  • Strong communication skills including advancednegotiation, communications and presentation experience

NOTE: This jobdescription is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team members may perform otherrelated duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization


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Accident & Health Chief Underwriting Officer

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection