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Underwriting Implementation Specialist Position

Sproutr is looking for an Underwriting Implementation Specialist to support new product innovation and growth.


Sproutr is a new, first-of-its-kind underwriting and product-building firm who exists to accelerate and support insurance-focused companies and Insurtechs in need of “builder” skills. We are subject-matter experts in our respective disciplines and look to use that experience in a more integrated, holistic manner.


At Sproutr, we bring our deep industry expertise to support start-up, early venture, and growthstage insurance-focused organizations during their build-out phase. We ARE who founders call to create the insurance assets needed to design, incubate, and accelerate their teams’ vision. Above all, we are the insurance practitioners the industry trusts to deliver innovative approaches to products and ideas.

 

If the “start-up” culture is (or was) appealing to you but you prefer a less frenzied environment,
Sproutr offers the best of both cultures. You will be a part of building across different projects at various stages of our clients’ evolution without the pressure of start-up flash. We are insurance veterans who LOVE insurance; looking to clear the path for insurance entrepreneurs.

 

We are looking for a self-described and motivated insurance nerd who has proven, technical
insurance skills wanting to tilt their practical underwriting experience towards the next
generation of underwriting in the Insurance/Insurtech space.


The ideal candidate is someone who genuinely wants to advance the insurance industry by
applying their experience in new ways. You will be joining a company designed to launch new
insurance products/programs.


WHAT YOU’LL DO:

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  • Taking your lead from the Product Development and Underwriting teams, you will translate insurance procedures, guidelines, product, rules, third-party data, and rating into implementation processes; create if/then conditional statements and frameworks to support system implementation.

  • Investigate, identify and articulate where (and how) leveraging data sets or inserting automated underwriting solutions is appropriate

  • Perform required industry research, product discovery, and continual learning to support clients’ program/product lines

  • Translate written underwriting guidelines into programmable assets/specifications

  • Suggest or design operating procedures for underwriting processes integrated into systems used to support risk-based decision making

  • Create well communicated and detailed test cases for new builds and change requests

  • Perform user-testing on behalf of clients to validate business requirements and specifications work as intended, communicate results back as required

  • Work with cross-functional team members to put the pieces together, such as underwriting, product development, actuary, data modeling, sales, coverage counsel, operational and technical product management /engineering 

YOUR TRAITS:

  • You know the difference between a short-cut and short-term solution

  • You conduct yourself ethically, always

  • You possess the ability to filter out the noise to avoid “analysis paralysis”; you can focus on what matters and move forward 

  • You have a high standard of what “good” looks like; the deliverable represents you and the company  

  • You are highly detail-oriented and organized 

  • You are highly-detailed with the ability to filter out the noise to avoid “analysis paralysis”; you can focus on what matters and move forward

  • You are able to translate sometimes complex ideas into objective and executable documents, spreadsheets, and operational instructions

  • Your experience has come from doing, not just watching others

  • You don’t need prompting to collaborate with internal colleagues and clients

  • You are interested in learning and understanding how multi-disciplinary insurance practices work together include rating, product development, portfolio management and sales

  • You are resourceful and can develop solutions creatively 

  • You are patient, emotionally intelligent, and flexible when life happens around you 


QUALIFICATIONS - YOU ARE AN EXPERT AT SEVERAL OF THESE

  • Proven background as an analyst or in a role demanding high-level analytical skills  

  • Comprehensive understanding of multiple lines of business within Commercial Property, Casualty or Specialty Lines

  • Underwriting, insurance program management, insurance product configuration

  • Experience working in or supporting MGA/MGU and/or with a Property & Casualty (P&C) carrier, insurance consultancy practice or Insurtech

  • Direct and recent experience with policy admin systems, product implementation or change management processes

  • A clear understanding of how various elements interconnect within the insurance industry and the ability to apply this knowledge operationally.

  • Technical skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, policy admin systems


ABOUT SPROUTR


Sproutr exists to help founders, distributors, carriers, venture capital firms realize
new insurance opportunities by delivering the tangible insurance assets needed to deliver
products and programs thru experienced insurance practitioners with “doer/builder” skills to derisk incremental innovation.


The founder has successfully led insurance business units and underwriting and product teams for Fortune 500 insurance Companies as well as holding executive positions within unicorn Insurtechs.


COMPENSATION

 

The compensation plan rewards talented individuals through competitive base pay, rewarding
those demonstrating exceptional performance with additional incentive, and/or merit-based pay.


Sproutr values work-life balance with a remote-first work environment, flexible work hours and
generous time off.


Applicants must be authorized to work in the US as we are unable to sponsor.


Sproutr is an equal opportunity organization.

To Apply please  email us.

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