Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Insurance Program Manager

Recruitment #220506-4978AR-002

Introduction



Who We Are
Our mission at the State of Connecticut, Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) is consumer protection. The department carries out its mission by enforcing state insurance laws to ensure policy holders are treated fairly, by providing assistance, outreach and education to help consumers make sound choices and by regulating the industry in a fair and consistent manner that fosters market competition for availability of insurance.

The Position

The CID is currently recruiting for an Insurance Program Manager position for our Market Conduct/Fraud Investigation & Licensing Unit. We are located at 153 Market Street in Downtown Hartford, easily accessible for all commuters. This position is full-time, 40 hours a week, Monday-Friday.

The Role:

  • Assist in training of new staff and providing existing staff with assistance with issues or questions regarding statutory or regulatory issues that may arise during the application review process.
  • Assist in review of legislative proposals as well as participate in national trade group discussions of the overall insurance market in Connecticut.
  • Oversee the review of all applications including complex case files to ensure they comply with state laws and regulations.
  • Other related duties can be found here.

Selection Plan

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
Important Information After You Apply:

  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Connect With Us:

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact jennifer.neumann@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Insurance Department this class is accountable for directing various programs and activities of a division or office.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs staff and operations of assigned program(s); coordinates and plans program(s) activities; formulates or assists in formulation of program(s) goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws and regulations; assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities; develops, implements and manages training programs for assigned staff consisting of on-the-job training, in-house training programs and formal education; resolves disciplinary issues; schedules field, financial, market conduct or any other related examination and/or audits of domestic insurance companies including captive companies; develops, implements and manages programs and activities related to regulation of insurance companies; may review financial analysis of companies, captive companies, holding companies, CPA audit reports and actuarial opinions related to foreign company application for licensure in Connecticut; may review examination, work papers and final reports; may direct insurance fraud and licensee enforcement related investigative activities; may manage development and implementation of managed care and/or utilization review regulatory functions and other related activities; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of financial and business operations, statutory accounting and examination financial procedures related to insurers, fraternal benefit societies, hospital and medical service corporations and health maintenance organizations; considerable knowledge of health benefits, case management, utilization review and managed care appeals processes; considerable knowledge of consumer issues in area of health insurance or managed care; considerable knowledge of program development and management in areas of health care, health insurance and customer service; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of business operations of health care providers and health maintenance organizations; knowledge of methods used by other state insurance regulatory bodies; knowledge of in-service training and instructional methods; knowledge of economic and research techniques; knowledge of state legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to interpret proposed legislation and determine application and impact on program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of experience in insurance regulation, the insurance industry, managed care or health care administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

At least two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a lead capacity over professional staff.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Insurance Associate Examiner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in accounting, business, health care management, insurance, finance, economics or actuarial science may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
4. A designation of Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) or Certified Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience managing staff and meeting deadlines.
  • Experience with licensing business rules and uniform requirements.
  • Experience in licensing systems and educational requirements.
  • Experience in conducting reviews and investigations of applications for all license classes.
  • Experience in insurance licensing laws, regulations, and bulletins.
  • Experience in delivering training, leading meetings, interacting with vendors.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class in specific program positions may be required to possess special qualifications, credentials or requirements. Examples include but are not limited to membership in the Connecticut Bar, associate or full membership in a particular actuarial society, possession of a current license as a registered professional nurse in Connecticut, or possession of a CPA,CLU OR CPCU certification and/or designation.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.