• Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 2019-03-24

Underwriting Manager - HSBC Life

  • Full time
  • Hong Kong
  • 24 Mar 19

Underwriting Manager - HSBC Life

Join our fast-growing Asia Wealth Management teams

HSBC Life is a world-class institution where you can specialise in Insurance but enjoy the advantages that come with being part of a leading global international bank. Insurance is about people, and the promises they make. At HSBC Life we help deliver on these promises by providing a wide variety of life insurance products and services to our clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Our employees enjoy a dynamic and innovative workplace and a world of opportunities to develop their careers in a high-profile growing business segment. We empower our team of high-performing individuals to build skills and explore new experiences to realise the full potential of being part of HSBC. Together we pursue efficient ways of working. We harness the latest data and technology solutions to achieve meaningful outcomes for our clients. The protection we offer creates broad and lasting impact, helping clients to be healthier, more productive and more confident in their futures.

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

Principal responsibilities

  • Implement HSBC underwriting Policy and Principle within the Underwriting and Claims Office 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
  • 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



  • 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

You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

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