Manager, Underwriting - Remote Opportunity

United States

Job Description

Responsible for the development of financial and programmatic cost models. This position will work with various departments within the company as well with employees within the finance department. Oversees all financial aspects of the underwriting process.
  • Reviews and analyzes Request for Proposals (RFPs) to identify all program, service and financial requirements.
  • Develops and completes underwriting models and pricing proposals for RFPs.
  • Provides pricing guidance for renewals.
  • Develops and periodically recalibrates the pricing approach and strategy for the portfolio.
  • Owns underwriting policy and guidance.
  • Collaborates with the Operations Finance team on the development of pricing for new products and solutions.
  • Applies underwriting procedures to new and existing business. 
  • Achieves overall corporate financial goals by applying appropriate pricing methodologies.
  • Analyzes claims detail data from multiple in-house claims processing systems, as well as analyzing external claims data in various formats.
  • Meets deadlines and assist with the fulfillment of financial requirements for RFPs which entails review, analysis, development of underwriting models and pricing, completion of all required RFP underwriting and pricing documentation,  periodic recalibration and updating of underwriting model assumptions and cost drivers and development of pricing strategies.
  • Develops and owns underwriting and pricing policies and guidance and collaborate with the SBU and Corporate Underwriting on both strategic direction and pricing/underwriting parameters to be considered within the process.

General Job Information


Manager, Underwriting - Remote Opportunity



Job Family

Finance Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors (Required), Masters

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

CPA - Certified Public Accountant - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


  • 1-2 years experience in Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM), pricing/analytics.
  • Comprehensive understanding of PBM products, revenue levers and cost drivers to creatively recommend pricing that is market competitive while meeting financial goals of Magellan.
  • Knowledge of underwriting principles in a managed care environment.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to self-start and work independently.
  • Good analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and must be able to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn new product lines and adapt to changing environment.
  • Strong working knowledge Microsoft Office Product suite, specifically Excel, and experience with managing large data sets with tools such as MS Access.
  • Actuarial pricing experience required.

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