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Location: 

Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK

 

Senior Financial Lines and General Liability Underwriter 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

 

About the Role

 

Position Summary

 

Market facing underwriter for Financial Lines and 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 Financial Lines and 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, Sales, 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 leveage 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 customised 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 Financial Lines, D&O and PI (A&E, Lawyers, Accountants, etc) are core skillsets;
    • For General Liability (including Construction TPL), Product Liability (esp. in the Automotive, Electronics, F&B) and Recall are key lines
  • 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