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Underwriting Policy Dir

  • Job Family: UND > Policy
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: JR59286


  • Kentucky, Louisville
  • Texas, Dallas
  • Florida, Miami
  • Texas, Houston
  • Virginia, Norfolk
  • Virginia, Richmond
  • Ohio, Mason
  • Wisconsin, Waukesha
  • Missouri, St. Louis



Underwriting Policy Director

This position will take part in Elevance Health's hybrid work model which includes remote work and in-office collaboration. Depending on location and proximity to a pulse point (Elevance Health Major Office), will determine hybrid schedule with the highest in-office commitment being 0-3 days in an office per month.

The Underwriting Policy Director is responsible for the development of underwriting policy for Large Group business units within a state and to serve as the underwriting coordinator within our Center of Excellence (COE) for our Professional Employer Organizations (PEO).

How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Work with all underwriting markets to outline current process flows and implement process improvements.
  • Serve as central underwriting point of contact externally for new business opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain centralized reporting.
  • Partner with enterprise PEO team to support local market level sales in external renewal negotiations
  • Partner with enterprise PEO team to support local market sales in new sales and expansion opportunities
  • Review/approval of renewal rebanding for clients within the PEO contract.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a BA/BS in a related field; 7 years of experience related to large group underwriting with exposure to medical, dental, life and disability products, and the full array of funding options; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background..

Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences:

  • MBA preferred. CCLU preferred.
  • Success in reducing operation costs strongly preferred

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, we are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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