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CNO Financial Group Sr. Life Underwriter- REMOTE from any US based location in central or eastern time zones in Chicago, Illinois

CNO Financial Group is hiring a Sr. Life Underwriter to be responsible for accurate and timely risk assessment and evaluation of life applications, renewals or cancellations utilizing the underwriting policy, guidelines, insurance laws and regulations.

This is your opportunity to effectively partner with co-workers and agents to create a high-performance organization.

As a Sr. Life Underwriter, your responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee caseload to achieve desired objectives

  • Contribute to the building and maintaining of strong relationships within the organization

  • Responsible for the risk decision of new and existing business of all life policies within delegated authority levels and company guidelines

  • Maintain an awareness of changing practices and regulations

  • Serve as a SME to provide input on department procedures or practices

  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced underwriters

The Sr. Life Underwriter position is well-suited for you if you have:

  • Thorough knowledge of life and health products

  • Proficiency in underwriting all life and health products

  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory and policy differences among states in which business is transacted

  • Actively working toward profession designations

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or eight years of work experience as equivalent

  • Three years of direct life experience and/or health underwriting experience

  • Three experience in a production oriented environment

This role is full time work from home (WFH), also known as Remote. This role can be performed from any US based location within the central or eastern time zone. Work cannot be performed from outside of the United States.

Associates who live within a 60-mile radius of a corporate office (Birmingham, Carmel, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee) have access to come into that Office up to 2 days/week, and are encouraged to come into the office at least twice per month.

CNO provides life and health insurance, annuities, financial services, and workforce benefits solutions through our family of brands and supported by our associates and agents. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 8,600 exclusive agents and independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. We have offices in more than 260 communities in the U.S., including our headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, and corporate offices in Birmingham, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando and Milwaukee.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

ReqID: JR167023

Category: Underwriting

Job Type: Full-Time

Additional Locations: Carmel, IN; Charlotte, NC; Columbus, OH; Fort Worth, TX; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Jacksonville, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Orlando, FL; Birmingham, AL; Milwaukee, WI

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