Employee Benefits Underwriting Manager - HSBC Life Employee Benefits Underwriting Manager - HSBC Life …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Employee Benefits Underwriting Manager - HSBC Life

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC.  As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.  If so, one of our  Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.


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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 calibre professional to join our team as an Employee Benefits Underwriting Manager  - HSBC Life.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Participate in the plan design process and formulate guidelines for selecting and pricing coverage for prospective clients
  • Gatekeep to ensure adequately priced and fairly selected exposures are entering into the company's books
  • Ensure the benefit amounts, waiting periods, pre-existing conditions limitations and guaranteed issue limits of a product is in accordance with the risk appetite of the Company
  • Building flexibility into policy offerings to cater the unique health conditions of customers
  • Determine the enrolment methods and medical underwriting requirements for each product/policies and understand the pros & cons of each method.
  • Implement Employee Benefits (EB) or Group underwriting policies and procedures. Ensure compliance.
  • Participate in setting and executing on Group Renewal Strategy
  • Ensure consistency in the evaluation of risk for EB or group insurance products at time of renewal. Provides coaching and mentoring to team for the following:
  • Analyze data such as financial condition of the client company, characteristics of employee groups, participation percentage, type of industry, or past claim experience to determine benefits and rates.
  • Coordinate underwriting activities on proposals, new cases, renewals, and amendments.
  • Ensure that the company can administer the client’s proposed benefit plan design and funding method.
  • Audit and review policies for compliance and internal underwriting rules
  • Analyze expected risk impact of specific terms of insurance policies and business treaties during product or business development cycle
  • Manage and oversee a team's performance on executing Medical underwriting cases


  • Solid experience in Employee Benefits or Medical Underwriting role in Health Insurance. Additional Life Insurance knowledge preferred but not a must;
  • A high degree of technical knowledge covering all aspects of EB or Health underwriting, including: medical underwriting, financial underwriting, occupational underwriting, avocational underwriting and residential underwriting
  • Well-developed analytical skills and strong business acumen
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Good knowledge of regulatory environment with regard to GI and Health Insurance

To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.


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Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. 

Company Overview

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 39 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 66 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Whether you are looking for a first job or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways for you to realise your ambitions. Come and work with us and you'll have opportunities to make connections all over the world and help build the bank for the future.

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