Senior Portfolio Management / AVP Portfolio Management

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Allied World Assurance Company Ltd
  • 01 Oct 16

Senior Portfolio Management / AVP Portfolio Management

Job Summary:
This role is a cross-functional role supporting the Chief Underwriting Officer and Ceded Re Head for Asia Pacific.
The role spans across both functions however also entails working closely with Product Heads, the Ceded Reinsurance Team, and Pricing & Corporate Actuarial in order to drive Data Analytics across these functions and tactically review both Underwriting performance and Treaty Reinsurance purchase when required.
In this role both strategic and tactical thinking will be key, alongside good planning and relationship building/ management capability.
This role is independent of any specific financial targets and is anchored on the individual's capability to influence key stakeholders into making better and more informed decisions.

Job Duties:

  • Quarterly and adhoc Data Analytics & Portfolio management information into Underwriting performance as well as Ceded Reinsurance analytics to improve overall Portfolio performance
  • Establishing the right compliance controls, accumulation monitoring, performance monitoring, cycle management and portfolio forecasting to ensure agreed targets and standards are met
  • Helping to drive the long term development of portfolios through the management of product development, based on portfolio performance, market intelligence, R&D insight, legal developments and emerging risks.
  • Liaising with both the Ceded Reinsurance team in the Global Markets region (Europe & Asia Pacific) and Group to help inform the purchase of Reinsurance protection, as well as being a data champion across both Underwriting and Ceded Reinsurance to maximise the potential to make underwriting profit
  • Share business knowledge and collaborate across all business functions to improve decision-making across the Asia Pacific Insurance Division
  • Contribute to Underwriting and Portfolio Strategy reviews by providing informed analytics
  • Working across Underwriting and Ceded Reinsurance functions focusing on overall portfolio performance
  • Significant stakeholder management across Asia Pacific, Global Markets and Allied World Group
  • Geographical scope across Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia

  • Experience of working in underwriting, claims and / or actuarial roles
  • Actuarial and/ or portfolio management capability
  • Experience of working directly with internal customers and in a customer-orientated environment
  • Depth and breadth of experience across a range of lines of business, products or types of customer
  • Understanding of business strategies and/or customer propositions
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work across many functions with good understanding of insurance, ceded reinsurance, pricing and actuarial

About Allied World:
Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions offering superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch. Headquartered in Switzerland, and with over 20 offices across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Allied World strives to provide exceptional service and convenience to our clients and distribution partners. We have over 1,400 employees globally, all of whom are focused on providing superior customer service and creative risk solutions, building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships. Allied World is an Equal Opportunities Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, or disability status. Please visit for further information on Allied World.