Available Positions

Underwriting Specialist / Benefits Analyst – Hauppauge or Remote

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Job Description

Professional Group Plans is seeking an individual to join our office as a full-time Underwriting Specialist/ Benefits Analyst.
Candidate must be familiar with the employee benefits industry and the RFP process in particular. The position will consist of marketing both medical and ancillary lines with major insurance carriers. You will interface with carriers and clients to gather the appropriate information from employers and then help develop cost analysis presentations. For those with less experience, further training will be provided. Experience with PEO’s would be a plus. Candidates must have excellent written communication skills, as well as be detail oriented, organized, and willing to learn.
Compensation includes a base salary and the potential for residual commission.

Responsibilities

  • Gather census, claims, and plan information from current clients
  • Organize and submit requests to insurance carriers
  • Manage RFP process including all follows up questions and timelines
  • Build relationships with carrier sales representatives
  • Begin NY State Insurance License coursework (if not already obtained)
  • Gain familiarity with PPACA and common industry terms and practices

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Further training will be provided, but some employee benefits or related experience is required
  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to reprioritize with minimal supervision
  • Computer Proficiency – Especially in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • NY State Health, Life & Accident License (will need to start coursework upon hire if do not currently hold)
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience 

Administrative Coordinator – Hauppauge, NY

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Job Description

We are seeking a full time Administrative Coordinator to set up new customer accounts and policies, process applications and requests; direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, compile and sort documents for data entry.
  • Organize workflow to meet deadlines.
  • Check source documents for accuracy, verify data and request correct data where necessary, and obtain further information for incomplete documents.
  • Enter and record data from electronic and hard copy source materials into prescribed computer database, files, and forms, scan documents into document management systems.
  • Review exception reports to ensure data has been entered correctly.
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments.
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies.
  • Working in office is required.

Qualifications

  • Data Entry Skills
  • Typing
  • Confidentiality
  • Attention to Detail
  • Thoroughness
  • Independence
  • Documentation Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Analyzing Information
  • Dependability
  • Results Driven
  • The right candidate must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and CRM systems.
  • Insurance industry knowledge is a plus, but not required. 
  • BenefitPoint familiarity also a plus, but not required. 

 

About PGP

Professional Group Plans, Inc. is a full-service general agency that provides a vast array of employee benefit programs and services to the insurance brokerage community and their clients since 1993.  We specialize in employee benefits, primarily selling group health, dental, life, and disability insurance through our network of insurance professionals.  We are most health insurance carriers’ top producing general agent in the region and are considered an innovator in the industry.  With over 90,000 employer groups across the country, we pride ourselves on servicing every client with the same prompt and courteous service.

The healthcare industry is moving at its fastest pace and we are committed to staying on the cutting edge of healthcare industry information. We strive to stay firmly entrenched in the day to day, servicing our brokers and their clients with a passion, positioning ourselves not as a vendor to our brokers, but a true partner in their business.

We are headquartered in Hauppauge New York with other locations in Manhattan, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pleasantville. Our team has over 100 members dedicated to empowering our broker partners through service, expertise, and resources. They have developed many proprietary products and solidified a multitude of exclusive contracts to provide a rich portfolio of resources that drives success.

We remain focused on continued market analysis and strategies to deliver the best advice, products, resources, and tools that give our broker partners a competitive advantage.

Other affiliated companies are PGP Medicare, a valuable resource for brokers in today’s benefits world, and PGP Energy, the marketing arm for an energy service company.

Our motto is simple: treat people the way you would like to be treated and never lose sight of the importance of relationships.