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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK



About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role


As a member of the Life & Health based in Hong Kong, your role will be to build and maintain client relationships as well as to provide first class underwriting related services to Swiss Re’s Life & Health clients in Hong Kong and Taiwan. You will be required to work as a member of a high performance team and to demonstrate and develop adequate technical and interpersonal skills, so you can strongly contribute to achieving Swiss Re's strategic and commercial objectives.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Deliver underwriting services to clients
  • Develop and implements company’s underwriting policy and principles and ensures risks assumed on a sound and profitable basis
  • Participate in departmental or companywide activities and projects with regard to underwriting and related fields
  • Develop and conducts underwriting training programs for clients
  • Adopt a partnering approach when carrying out underwriting and audits with clients
  • Build strong relationships with key clients
  • Provide input to reinsurance tenders and product development in a cross-functional team environment


About the Team


The Life & Health Underwriting team in Hong Kong consists of experienced Underwriters based in Hong Kong with extended resources in Bangalore servicing Swiss Re local and regional clients needs in HK and Taiwan.


About You


  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant Life & Health insurance or reinsurance underwriting experience, preferably with regional/international exposure
  • University Degree or similar qualification
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Broad range of product experience with authorities reflecting this
  • Good team player and self-starter; able to interact with people at various levels
  • Excellent command of English, Cantonese and ideally Mandarin

Reference Code: 90261