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Beijing, 11, CN

L&H Senior Underwriter


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role

As a member of the Life & Health Underwriting Team based in China, your role will be to build client relationships and develop and provide top quality underwriting propositions to Swiss Re's clients. This role will require client contact, as well as close co-operation with other teams within Swiss Re.

  • Develops, makes a sales pitch and delivers Swiss Re's underwriting propositions to client companies
  • Strengthens Swiss Re's market leadership as a knowledge company by delivering quality training and seminars, participating in underwriting related research projects and engaging regulators in industry wide discussions
  • Coordinates with regional & global stakeholders to develop and implement Swiss Re's underwriting solutions for China clients
  • Develops and implements Swiss Re's underwriting policy and principles, reviews clients' underwriting guidelines and carries out underwriting audits for clients to ensures risks are accepted on a sound and profitable basis 
  • Provides input to tenders and product solutions development
  • Strengthens the relationship with key clients, especially with senior managers and C-Suites
  • Collaborates with Magnum team to enhance Swiss Re's automated underwriting system and improve the underwriting process of Swiss Re's clients 


About the team

China L&H Underwriting team is taking care of underwriting related reinsurance services for our L&H businesses and clients. Currently, we have 4 underwriters with solid medical background in the team and have built strong relationship with our clients. Besides daily case underwriting, underwriting rules review, training and audits, we are also heavily involved in data analytics, new technology exploration and underwriting trend prediction for supporting future changes in our business.    


About you

  • Minimum 10 years’ meaningful Life & Health insurance or reinsurance underwriting experience, preferably with regional/international exposure
  • University Degree or similar qualification
  • Experience of underwriting or insurance operation projects or underwriting innovations would be considered as an advantage
  • Broad range of product experience with authorities which reflect this
  • Strong analytical skills and training skills
  • Open minded and agile to changes
  • Self-motivated, independent and strong team player; able to interact with stakeholders at various levels
  • Strong communication skill, creative and innovative thinking and open minded embracing changes
  • Demonstrating strong client centricity
  • Team management experience is considered as an advantage
  • English capability is required

If you are passionate about joining our dynamic team and developing a challenging and rewarding career with an industry leader, we'd love to hear from you including a recent photograph to us. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Reference Code: 96783 


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