Manager, New Business and Underwriting - HSBC Life  …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Manager, New Business and Underwriting - HSBC Life
Join our fast-growing Asia Wealth Management teams

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 caliber professional to join our team as Manager, New Business and Underwriting .

Principal responsibilities
  • Ensure business objectives are delivered in accordance with procedures and service standard and the business operates in accordance with Group and regulatory compliance and with robust internal control
  • Regular review the administration procedures within the section to ensure all activities are processed in the most effective means and remain most effective at all times
  • Monitor the underwriting rules, guidelines and philosophies for maintaining market competitiveness as well as a prudence selection of life insurance risk
  • Create a customer friendly environment where processes and staff are sensitive to and concerned with the needs and issues of the customer and purse problem resolution with a sense of urgency
  • Underwrite large and unusually difficult cases for making the most appropriate risk assessment decisions for the company on some critical cases
  • Underwriting insurance applications for life business to ensure the company achieves risk commensurate with the product design and the price charged
  • Deliver excellent underwriting service to selected customer relating to their life and medical applications, service includes answering inquiry call from network and frontline
  • Initiate system enhancement for business growth and enhancing service efficiency
  • Handle adhoc underwriting projects to enhance efficiency of the department
  • Handle global projects in accordance with requirements set
  • Manage the Central Administration Team

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field
  • Experience in recommend alternative method of running the new business and life insurance operation and as underwriter think out of the box capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with competing and rapidly changing priorities
  • Experience in team management with ability to coach, manage, lead and motivated teams to meet required objective
  • Self motivated and proactive with the ability to prioritize with limited guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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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.