Senior Manager, Life Underwriting

Full Time
Senior (6-10 years)
English, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Senior Manager, Life Underwriting

Location: Hong Kong


  • Lead underwriting teams to provide full new business and underwriting support for the Alternate Distribution Channel and Agency Channel.  Provide direction and guidance to direct reports on daily operations management as well as staff coaching and development
  • Monitor and control the operation performance to ensure the Company’s rules and guidelines
  • Assist management to implement initiatives for enhancements in the underwriting operation
  • Review administration guidelines and procedures and implement related changes according to Company’s business objectives with the aim to maintain competitiveness and enhance operational efficiency
  • Assist in the formulation and reporting of Management Information relating to the Underwriting Operations to the Regional Office
  • Give advice and feedback on the progress of underwriting projects.  Analyze operation flows, procedures and guidelines for the design of the user requirement, coordinate efforts on testing, as well as negotiate with other internal parties to resolves problems identified from time to time



  • University Degree (Science or Business); Professional qualification in Life Insurance including FLMI (Fellow, Life Management Institute) or ACS (Associate, Customer Service). Medical or nursing qualifications would be highly advantageous
  • Solid experience in underwriting with 8 – 10 years relevant experience in life insurance underwriting of which 4 years in operations management
  • Solid understanding of the life insurance business with experience in underwriting project management
  • Operates with high standards and integrity
  • Strategic and analytical mind set
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills with proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Ability to multi-task, and handle pressure of a fast-paced environment
  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

Technical Skills

  • Life Insurance
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Underwriting
  • underwriting support

Transferable Skills

  • Communicative
  • Interpersonal