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Director of Underwriting - Health

New York, NY 10012

Posted: 00/00/0000 Category: Actuarial Science Job Number: 283140_1 Salary: $200,000-$240,000 + 20% Targeted Bonu

Job Description

Title: Director of Underwriting - Health
Location: Remote
Salary: $200,000-$240,000 + 20% Targeted Bonus

Our client is a large insurance carrier looking to enhance their Underwriting division with the addition of an accomplished Director to lead an established team. This individual will work closely with senior leadership including the organizations Chief Actuary and Senior Risk Officers to ensure company Underwriting copalites remaining at the forefront on innovation while aligning with targeted improvement goals.

Requirements and Responsibilities
-7+ years working in an Underwriting or Actuarial role with in issuance carrier
-MBA, actuarial certification (ASA, FSA), or related advanced degree required
-Proficiency in linking underwriting procedures with the company's financial performance by utilizing internal financial reports
-Oversees financial risk management to achieve specific pricing targets, margin objectives, and subscriber growth goals
-Collaborates with the Vice President, Actuarial to establish and manage financial objectives that align with company strategy
-Previous managerial experience required, proven record of team building, motivating staff
-Knowledge of advancements in underwriting technologies and efficiencies
-Experience in Dental & Vision related health products required

Smith Hanley Associates takes pride in being the premier recruiting agency serving the actuarial industry. For over 30 years, we have served both clients and candidates with specialization in analytics and actuarial science. For more information, please visit our website at

Meet Your Recruiter

Rory Hauser

After finishing his MBA at the John Welch College of Business, Rory joined Smith Hanley in 2015 to recruit in the actuarial and analytics space. He specializes in the placement of actuaries and statistical analytics candidates nationwide. 

Rory has over 15 years business experience in both recruiting and operations providing him the tools necessary to assist both clients and candidates. In his spare time Rory enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and fishing. 

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