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Underwriting Team Lead

Underwriting Team Lead
Reliance Health, Nigeria

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 29, 2024
Last Date
Feb 29, 2024

Job Description

As a the team lead for underwriting at Reliance Health, you will play a pivotal role in assessing risk, determining pricing for incoming clients, and driving the success of our B2B and B2C health insurance products in multiple emerging markets. This leadership position requires a strategic mindset, a focus on maintaining ideal medical expense ratios, and implementing plans to enhance the profitability of underperforming accounts. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, sales, customer success, and clinical leadership, to ensure sustained revenue growth, high retention rates, and overall profitability.

  • Assess risk and determine pricing for B2B and B2C health insurance products.
  • Implement logical rules-based underwriting processes in alignment with industry best practices.
  • Drive and maintain ideal medical expense ratios, ensuring profitability goals are met.
  • Develop and execute strategic plans to improve profitability of underperforming accounts.
  • Collaborate with data scientists to integrate predictive data science models into underwriting processes.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, customer success, and clinical leadership.
  • Prioritize tasks effectively across multiple conflicting targets, ensuring business objectives are met.
  • Foster a collaborative and team-oriented environment, promoting effective communication and cooperation.


  • 3-5 years of experience in the health insurance field, with a strong understanding of underwriting processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to drive cross-functional collaboration.
  • Strong data literacy and data-driven decision-making skills.
  • Familiarity with working alongside predictive data science models.
  • Proven track record of maintaining ideal medical expense ratios and improving account profitability.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-driven and autonomous, with a bias towards action.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • Work alongside amp; learn from best-in-class talent
  • Join a market leader within the HealthTech space
  • Attractive Salary amp; benefits
  • Unlimited leave days
  • Fantastic work culture
  • Great work-life balance

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