Full Time
Taikoo Shing
Lead (more than 10 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Senior Underwriting Manager

Major Responsibilities:

  • Handle jumbo case and High Net Worth business
  • Work with treaty reinsurer on facultative cases
  • Monitor the underwriting quality and quantity performance standards
  • Set up and review underwriting guidelines for different insurance product in order to maintain the competitiveness in the market.
  • Provide insights to the new product specifications, assist in new product design in the aspects of underwriting, establish and confirm underwriting rules and procedures during launching period.
  • Provide professional advice to PAD, Claims and CS sections on the aspects of underwriting decisions.
  • Assist to conduct underwriting internal review to ensure the highest level of sound decisions and that are in accordance with the company’s established guidelines.
  • Maintain the standard of service level agreement for the whole process of underwriting including new business and pending cases.
  • Work closely with distributor to manage their expectations
  • Work closely with Compliance to ensure decisions are made in compliance with corporate and regulatory guidelines
  • Provide guidance and coaching to junior team members


  • Minimum 10 years’ underwriting experience in life/health insurance industry, with at least 5 years in the High Net Worth market.
  • Preferred to hold life insurance professional qualification. e.g. LOMA, ICA etc
  • Medical authority with Extra Mortality 200% or above
  • Previous managerial/supervisory experience required 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good written and spoken English and Chinese, mandarin speaking is an asset.
  • Excellent project management skill, knowledge of administration system. 

Professional Qualifications

  • Associate, Life Management Institute (ALMI)

Technical Skills

  • Claims
  • Compliance
  • Life Insurance
  • Product Design
  • Project Management
  • Underwriting
  • underwriting support