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Underwriting Consultant
Ref No.: 18-00140
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Main Scope:
  • Provide high quality decisions on new business cases or increases in existing policies within prescribed personal authority. This includes both Life & Health as well as High Net Worth products from Asia Pacific region.
  • Ensure underwriting selection is within the company Life underwriting and claims guidelines.
  • Perform research and monitor underwriting practices and guidelines, reporting on emerging trends as relevant to the company and market.
  • Offer very strong client support through high quality written and verbal communication.
  • Complete relevant underwriting based training for key clients throughout the Hong Kong market.
  • Support marketing seminars in Hong Kong and wider Asia.
  • Support business development and new business quoting process with relevant underwriting input.
  • Assist in client underwriting quality assurance reviews, due diligence exercises and underwriting process reviews
  • Part of the Regional Underwriting Support Structure (RUSS) and support RUSS initiatives
  • Build strong long lasting relationships with clients.
  • Help business development team to enhance client relationships and new business opportunities for the Hong Kong market.
  • Work closely with Regional Underwriting Support Structure ensuring high quality technical underwriting services are provided across the Asia Pacific region.
  • Build relationships with all departments (eg client management, actuarial, underwriting & claims) in order to contribute to company strategy.
  • Interact with CREDISS (Global underwriting support team) in promoting and developing the company's underwriting services.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a senior risk professional
  • Strong technical underwriting skills, both medical and financial underwriting
  • High Net Worth underwriting experience is desired
  • Exposure to both Life and Health (Medical) insurance markets is desirable
  • Reinsurance experience or exposure to reinsurance procedures and activities
  • Experience of facilitating technical underwriting training
  • Involvement in underwriting audits and internal peer reviews
  • Strong network in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific
Personal Competences:
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication.
  • Confident and engaging manner when dealing with clients or peers at all levels across the business.
  • Strong analytical skills, combined with sound judgment and commercial awareness
  • Ability to be flexible and work with a number of products and clients.
Required Education
  • Degree holder
  • ALU, CII, LOMA, CLU and other relevant professional qualifications