Team Lead – Underwriting

Posted on 5/6/2024



201-500 employees

Offers no-deductible health plans for employers

Financial Services


Minneapolis, MN, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Insurance or other related majors
  • 5+ years of relevant group health fully insured, self-insured, level funded, and/or stop loss underwriting
  • Some management or formal mentoring experience
  • Strong analytical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Quantitative proficiency and a love of working with numbers
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and overall proficiency with common technology applications
  • Excellent attention to detail, a focus on quality and a continuous improvement mindset
  • An appetite for learning and quickly putting what you learn into practice
  • The ability to successfully communicate complex pricing information and underwriting decisions to colleagues on other teams and external audiences
  • A proven ability to operationalize a standard protocol
  • Leverage Gravie’s proprietary underwriting engine to offer competitive pricing for a first-of-its-kind health plan to employers and their employees across the country
  • Work closely with your peer Team Leads to manage capacity balancing and assignment of new business quotes and renewals
  • Manage and develop a small team (3-5), providing feedback, 1:1s and coaching to each individual in order to meet or exceed performance expectations for your team
  • Review the Underwriter’s rate development for new business quotes and renewals, within their limits of authority, requesting additional analyses as necessary to accurately assess risk
  • Identify opportunities to provide training to enhance the skill set of your team and the broader Underwriting function. Design and lead training sessions as appropriate
  • Learn the ins and outs of Gravie’s proprietary underwriting engine and contribute to the improvement and evolution of Gravie’s underwriting practices
  • Work closely with Sales and Account Management on strategies to support new business and the retention of existing customers
  • As assigned, support key Underwriting projects designed to drive efficiencies and automation to support the rapid scaling of the business
  • Work with Actuarial and Data Science to provide information and data to enhance cost prediction and risk assessment methodology
  • Demonstrated commitment to core Gravie competencies of being authentic, curious, creative, empathetic, and outcome oriented

Gravie offers a compelling workplace given its significant role in transforming healthcare plans for small and midsize employers by eliminating common financial burdens such as deductibles and copays. The company stands out in its market segment by embracing technology that allows coverage of essential healthcare services at no extra cost, thereby pioneering a model that significantly eases the health management for employers and their teams. This cultural commitment to alleviating healthcare challenges and the practical approach in application not only positions it as a leader in its sector but also enriches its internal work environment through a clear, positive mission that directly benefits society.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



Minneapolis, Minnesota



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth