Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK


Senior Property 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



  • You will be a change champion by drawing on your past experience and your own leaderships capabilities to cope with the ever-changing insurance market
  • You will firmly establish our footprint as a lead market in the Property insurance sector and successfully originate a flow of new traditional and non-traditional business, with a specific focus on the Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan markets
  • You will be able to originate new business opportunities by leveraging your existing strong broker and customer networks
  • You will be required to design, market and sell customized insurance products which add value and profitability for Swiss Re Corporate Solution clients across all lines
  • Manage the portfolio and steer the profitable growth
  • You are responsible for forming the product and growth strategy for bespoke as well as standard property lines. 


Main activities


  • Underwrite, originate and bind primary insurance solutions for corporate and middle market clients across Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
  • Drive economic profit from insurance business on it's own merits and in accordance with the strategies and plans of the Hong Kong Branch
  • Ensure that underwriting production comply to applicable guidelines, pricing/rating procedures and best practice for all primary policies issued for multi-national programs across all lines
  • You will be responsible for the integrity of information and documentation on all internal systems
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Greater China underwriting, sales and operations team on daily basis
  • Support the growth of associated lines of business by actively cross-selling the capabilities of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and contribute to the development of solutions that are tailored to our clients' needs.

About the Team


Corporate Solutions Hong Kong is a young, diverse and dynamic team of underwriters, claims, sales and operations professionals offering customised insurance solutions designed to help our customers mitigate risk and protect their business.


About You


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong Property Underwriting experience in primary layers for large and mid corporate and commercial customers. Ability to assess complex risks, coverage, terms and conditions of a (re)insurance placement
  • Origination and business development experience in building a portfolio of profitable business in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
  • Proactive leader who contributes across business lines and functions to support team success
  • Can actively engage with senior leaders on referrals and new business developments and innovative solutions across multiple lines
  • Self-starter with the drive to take the initiative and tackle targets in a goal-oriented manner
  • Strong written and spoken English skills and business level Chinese language skills