Underwriting Consultant/Principal (Quality Review/Assurance) | Flex

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Employing Entity:  Allianz Life Insurance Company
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  29411


At Allianz Life, we are guided 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:

A developing subject matter expert in area of life underwriting. Assess the medical and financial risk for routine to complex cases up to $7,500,000 sign off authority, and assigns the proper risk class to the case. Communicate underwriting decisions to the producer or FMO and works with internal distribution to communicate the offer when necessary. Provide technical support to the underwriting team through case file management and review, and education. Help trains junior underwriters formally and through mentorship. May travel, and deliver presentations, representing Allianz Life at industry events and to distribution partners. You will report into the Quality Assurance Director.

·       Able to 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 following company guidelines.

·       Document risk assessment information and underwriting decisions within system application.

·       Be an interface between assigned business area(s) and defined customer(s) to identify gaps in the processes that affect quality, while providing recommendations for improvement.

·       Recommend improvements to the internal Underwriting guidelines, operational procedures, and standards; participates on department projects as assigned.

·       Provide subject matter and technical expertise to the support process owners.

·       Maintain a solid Controls framework through oversight, monitoring, assessing risks, and validating results.

·       Works with quality team to recommend ways to improve quality for Enterprise Operations.


What you bring:

·       6 + years’ experience required in Life Underwriting with an authority of $5M (minimum); quality experience preferred

·       Four-year degree required: Business, communications, or medical fields of study or equivalent work experience

 ·       Continuous learning mindset with the capability to manage and discuss workload priorities


Range $64,000 - $128,000

Actual base salary may vary based on factors such as relevant experience, qualifications, internal equity of peers, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for an annual incentive program. 


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, dental and vision plan options, health savings account, tuition reimbursement, student loan retirement plan, generous annual paid leave, an outstanding 401(k) company match, and life insurance. 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 great benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we're recognized as a top workplace employer.


Join us. Let's care for tomorrow.

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Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their goals, 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.  #LI-TD1