Assistant Underwriting Manager, Life Insurance

Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Assistant Underwriting Manager, Life Insurance

Location: Hong Kong-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

  • Manage daily operations of the dedicated underwriting team for Financial Intermediaries (FI) & International Business (IB) channel
  • Ensuring new business applications receive prompt service with appropriate technical underwriting
  • To underwrite Mass Affluent / High New Worth customer cases and cases from the above mentioned distribution channels
  • To review complicated or appeal cases 
  • To liaise and negotiate with reinsurers on complicated new business applications
  • Assist in overseeing staff issues in relations to staff acquisition, retention, training and career development of the team members
  • To identify training needs of underwriting staff and provide training where appropriate and cost effective, and evaluate and monitor standards by way of individual audits
  • To provide project support for Underwriting area, advising specific requirements and impact analysis


  • University graduate or above with FLMI or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Life Insurance Underwriting
  • Possess medical and underwriting knowledge
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Good interpersonal and people management skills
  • Strong ability to assess business priorities and negotiate with clients accordingly
  • PC literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese word processing
  • Experience in underwriting jumbo cases from international clients is an added advantage

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

Technical Skills

  • Costing
  • Impact Analysis
  • Life Insurance
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Negotiation
  • Team Management
  • Training
  • Underwriting