Underwriting Administration, AVP
Columbia, SC 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Summary To strategically and tactically manage the underwriting staff as well as maximize premium production while minimizing financial risk, and underwriting of new/renewal contracts. Decisions made in this position have the opportunity to produce income and/or prevent loss.Description 

30% Responsible for recruiting and hiring, coaching and mentoring, monitoring and evaluation, and addressing all disciplinary issues in a timely manner. Encourage staff in creating and maintaining a work environment with high morale and employee satisfaction through support of professional development, training, career growth, and rewarding high performance.

30% Responsible for underwriting and approving quotes that are outside of other underwriters authority level.

20% Develop, run, and send underwriting reports to senior management

20% Develop new product strategies for clients.

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Required Work Experience:

Ten plus years-Underwriting experience.

Three years-Management experience OR equivalent military experience in grade E5 or above (may be concurrent).

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of insurers/competitive practices regarding underwriting.
  • Knowledge of the operations of the Corporation and its various subsidiaries.
  • Understanding of advanced mathematics and rating methodologies.
  • Ability to understand medical records information and their impact on underwriting.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment with a capacity of communicating with a diverse range of individuals.
  • Proven ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical, strategic planning, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to adapt to every changing business environment/priorities.

Required Software and Other Tools:

  • Ability to use standard office equipment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, or other word processing, spreadsheet software.

Preferred Education:

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Software and Other Tools:

  • SPAS rating system or other rating and analytical tools.


We participate in E-Verify and comply with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled individuals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail abilities@bcbssc.com or call 1-800-288-2227, ext. 43172 with the nature of your request. We will make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. 


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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