Senior Insurance Risk Manager

  • 35609
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Aug 9, 2019
Reinsurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide advice in transactions on potential risk impact, to ensure that company accepts the most appropriate business within defined risk appetite. This will include reviewing new product and transaction proposals in Asia, with a particular focus on large and structured transactions.
  • Support assurance activities/reviews to assess the quality of expert judgment of the business.
  • Support risk identification to facilitate forward looking strategies for future risk opportunities and/or risk mitigations.
  • Ensure risk and capacity limits are in place and regularly review the company's exposures and aggregation of those risks against the limits.
  • Report on material Asia Life and Health risks, to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Provide expertise and advice to help business partners balance business strategy with appropriate risk management, by fostering strong relationships with Client Management, Business Management and Products counterparts within the Asia Life and Health community.
  • Promote risk awareness within the business.
  • Review business plans.
  • Represent Risk Management in key change initiatives within global Life and Health.
  • Lead or participate in Life and Health relevant risk deep dives or projects that contribute towards enhanced understanding and mitigation of specific risks.
  • Travel required occasionally, as well as attendance in global meetings that span multiple time zones.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong understanding of Life and Health reinsurance processes; experience working in multiple business functions and exposure to large and structured transactions are highly desirable.
  • Ideally, a qualified actuary with at least 6 years of relevant life re/insurance industry experience. Other quantitative backgrounds with suitable business experience will also be considered.
  • Superior analytic and modeling abilities and sound risk management and actuarial techniques.
  • Knowledge and understanding of risks and controls within a reinsurance environment.
  • Independent and critical thinking, willing to challenge constructively.
  • Agile learner, open to new ways of thinking and new ideas; focused on continuous learning and bringing new information into your work.
  • Great teammate, willingness to share knowledge and experience within and across team and other risk management functions.
  • Strong communicator with great influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.