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Underwriting Consultant - Quality Review | Flex

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  N/A
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2016

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.


What you do:

You are a technically strong life underwriter with a passion for continued development as a life underwriting subject matter expert. Under minimal supervision, you are able to assess the medical and financial risk for routine to highly complex cases up to $7,500,000 sign off authority, assigning the proper risk class to the case. You are interested in project work and are willing to adapt and pivot quickly if business needs change, although quality review will be the primary function of this role. You are willing to complete quality review on up to 70 files per month, entering data into the quality review database. You are willing to assist Production underwriters through providing technical support to the underwriting team through case review and education. You help train underwriter trainees formally in classroom work and informally through mentorship.

  • You are able to independently work through difficult formal and informal cases by reviewing medical records, medical exams, financial documents, telephone interviews, and other underwriting requirements to determine proper risk class assessment in accordance with company guidelines.
  • You will openly collaborate with numerous departments within Allianz Life, including Actuary, Risk and Controls, Quality Assurance, Claims, New Business, and the Special Investigations Unit.
  • You will work with underwriting leadership to provide continuous improvement to both quality review and training programs.  
  • You will serve as a role model to the Underwriting Department, demonstrating professionalism, encouraging the development of underwriting and new business staff, and providing leadership in the absence of the Director of Quality Risk Control and Training
  • You will build rapport with staff by providing education on our products, quality review findings, and underwriting philosophy.
  • You will correspond effectively with internal and external customers, including field and internal distribution partners, the medical community, reinsurers and vendors.
  • You will recommend improvements to the internal Underwriting guidelines, operational procedures, and standards.
  • You will participate on department projects as assigned.


What you bring:

  • 6-7 years’ experience required: Life underwriting Education
  • 8 years’ experience preferred: Life Underwriting
  • Four-year degree required: From an accredited school or appropriate related job experience
  • Graduate studies, AALU, or similar experience: In pursuit of a graduate degree, and/or risk selection coursework, or appropriate related job experience



What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.