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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK

Senior Casualty General Liability Underwriter

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


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

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role
Position Summary
Market facing underwriter for General Liability business. Delivers top line and bottom line plan in accordance with local and regional strategies, target segments, guidelines. 
Major responsibilities:

  • Underwrite and grow profitable General Liability business for HK, Macau & Taiwan
  • Proactively manage renewal portfolio and identify and develop new business pipelines in the target segments by early engagement with distribution channels and sales.
  • Meets and exceeds financial plans
  • Form and implement strategies through clear actions plan
  • Work closely with Head Casualty Greater China, Casualty Product APAC, Customer and Distribution, Operations, and other lines of business underwriters to cross-sell
  • Ready to undertake additional tasks and projects in support of the overall objectives of Greater China team and Casualty community
  • Advocate CorSo's value propositions and build our reputation in the primary Casualty market

Accountabilities & Major Functions:

  • Underwrite and execute profitable casualty business
  • Maintain a high level of technical expertise and leverage it to grow the portfolio
  • Deliver high quality work with enthusiasm, ownership and urgency
  • Ensure all underwriting is in line with underwriting authorities and corporate governance rules
  • Work with cross functional teams in development and execution of business
  • Pro-actively develop and strengthen client relationships to expand business opportunities. 
  • Maintains regular contact with brokers and corporate clients. Maintains a high market profile and good client relationships
  • Ensure the integrity of data in the relevant information, pricing and analysis systems and other systems
  • Manage cost according to plan


About the Team
Corporate Solutions Hong Kong is a young, diverse and dynamic team of underwriters, claims, sales and operations professionals who offer customized insurance solutions designed to help our customers mitigate risk and protect their business.
About You


  • Bachelor Degree with 8 or more years of experience in underwriting primary (or single risks) Financial Lines or General Liability business (less experience will be considered if the candidate demonstrates learning agility) and good understanding of local market place
  • Strong underwriting capabilities in the following areas: 
  • For General Liability including Construction TPL, Product Liability, Recall are key lines. Knowledge and underwriting acumen of International Business Program is an asset.
  • Strong track record of developing profitable portfolio
  • Deep industry understanding and insights into markets trends, legal and competitive landscape
  • Client focus with strong solution-oriented mindset. Able to understand client business and needs (pain points)
  • Ability to navigating ambiguity and adapting to changes
  • Ability to working independently, efficiently and under pressure
  • Good communication skills and can effectively interact with people internally & externally
  • Proven strategic, analytical & problem solving skills
  • Good decision-making skills with a positive and "can do" attitude.
  • Both Chinese and English language skills are mandatory
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Casualty General Liability Underwriter

Reference Code: 109985 


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