Risk Management & Underwriting Leadership Development Program - Early Career Full-Time Associate

Cigna - Bloomfield, CT3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $95,000 a year
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Are you looking for a career that will directly impact business outcomes and earning results?

If you’re looking to add value, make an impact, and use strong analytical and math skills in a competitive, fast-paced environment, starting your career within the Risk Management & Underwriting Rotational Leadership Development Program at Cigna will allow you to do all this and more.

Underwriters evaluate the risk of insuring a potential Cigna customer and use that information to set premium rates for insurance policies. As part of our Underwriting team, you will directly impact our business on a daily basis, protecting Cigna‘s sound financial position which enables us to meet our financial commitments to our customers.

RULDP associates begin to shape their career path through their professional experiences with program support and discussions with direct managers, mentors, RULDP peers, trainers, individual career development program managers. RULDP offers structured technical training (ULTRA – Underwriting Leadership Training & Risk Assessment) and non-technical training (competency based workshops), networking opportunities, formal mentoring, and exposure to a breadth of underwriting roles across multiple product lines. The duration of the program is 4-5 years, offering two 24 month rotations. In addition to rotations you will insight into other roles within the Risk Management & Underwriting organization through formalized job shadows and project work. Throughout the program you will challenged to develop the skills and competencies necessary to become a successful Underwriter.

RULDP is an extensive learning opportunity that guides your experience through the early stages of your Risk Management & Underwriting career. The program include a mixture of instructor-led classroom training, self-study, and on-the-job experiences.

Underwriting Rotation Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

CHC (Cigna Healthcare)
CGI (Cigna Group Insurance)
Stop Loss
Behavioral Health
Voluntary Benefits

What you’ll do:
The program will include approximately six to eight weeks of classroom training and three to six months of on-the-job training and experience. The training programs provide thorough education on Cigna products and services, insurance basics and risk dynamics, underwriting and risk selection, results oriented book of business management, negotiation skills, systems and tools, and contract language and terms. The knowledge and skills that the program provides will set you up to be a successful Underwriter at Cigna.

Career Path:
Upon completion of your technical training (ULTRA), you will be part of a team responsible for determining the appropriate premium rate level and plan design structure of individual cases, analyzing total case profitability, and conducting customer negotiations with Sales and Account Management on their book of business. You will also have the opportunity to build successful, productive relationships with matrix partners within Cigna, while receiving continuous career development training and mentoring throughout your program experience.

Bachelor’s degree in the following major and/or minors are preferred: Risk Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, Mathematics, and Business
0-3 Years of work experience
Strong Academic record – cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to negotiate
High comfort level with math/numbers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Passion and dedication to become a leader in the health service industry
Strong business acumen with leadership, innovative thinking, and customer centric mindset

Locations: Bloomfield, CT; Philadelphia, PA; Franklin, TN; Chattanooga, TN; Overland Park, KS; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Irvine, CA

About Cigna:
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance.

Cigna maintains sales capability in over 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has 165 million customer relationships worldwide. To learn more about Cigna and review our posted job opportunities, please visit www.cigna.com/careers.

This role is open only to individuals who are eligible for employment in the United States and who would not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy), childbirth or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.