Underwriting Manager - HSBC Insurance

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Banking
Job function Insurance > Others
Insurance > Underwriting
Banking / Finance > Others
Published On 20/01/2017
ref. 00008JF8

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC Insurance provides a comprehensive range of life products and services to suit the every possible need of our personal, commercial, corporate, institutional and private banking customers. As a leader in new life insurance business and Hong Kong’s largest administrator of retirement schemes, the business serves this diverse client portfolio from its management offices in Hong Kong and through a wide network of banking, consumer finance and insurance subsidiaries throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as Underwriting Manager.

In this role, you will

  • Implement HSBC underwriting Policy and Principle within the High Net Worth unit of HSBC and ensure that business is accepted on a sound and lasting profitable basis
  • Accept or authorize the acceptance of new business cases or increases to existing policies within prescribed limits of personal authority, on a sound and profitable portfolio basis
  • Proactively monitor underwriting rules, guidelines and philosophy as to its continuing market competitiveness, its effectiveness and in relation to emerging or changing medical and insurance risk principles and practice
  • Identify opportunities to improve internal processes and procedures within and external to this role in order to enhance the overall customer quality delivery
  • Ensure all activities are delivered in accordance with procedures and service standards and the business operates in accordance with Group and regulatory compliance and subject to robust internal controls
  • Implement HSBC underwriting Policy and Principles within the High Net Worth unit of HSBC and ensure that business is accepted on a sound and lasting profitable basis
  • Accept or authorize the acceptance of new business cases or increases to existing policies within prescribed limits of personal authority, on a sound and profitable portfolio basis
  • Ensure all activities are delivered in accordance with procedures and service standards and the business operates in accordance with Group and regulatory compliance and subject to robust internal controls
  • Create and contribute to a customer friendly environment in accordance with our mission and vision, sensitive to and concerned with the needs and issues of the customers
  • Develop and maintain sound and effective communications and relationships with internal and external customers
  • Deal with challenges and problems promptly, effectively and professionally

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements

  • Working experience in life insurance and life underwriting is a must
  • Experience in technical and operational expertise to deliver the full and complete customer quality experience individually
  • Possesses strong interpersonal, customer service and communication skills
  • Be a self motivated, proactive self starter with the ability and attributes to act and perform with minimal direction or instruction
  • Work beyond the boundaries of usual time and effort in meeting these expectations, creatively and innovatively in often addressing uniquely individual challenges in the High Net Worth Life Insurance market

For further details and application information please visit our career site, search under reference number 00008JF8

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Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited