Underwriting Manager

  • 36606
  • Life - Other
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Jan 15, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in the plan design process and formulate guidelines for selecting and pricing coverage for prospective clients.
  • Gatekeep to ensure adequately priced and fairly selected exposures are entering into the company’s books.
  • Ensure the benefit amounts, waiting periods, pre-existing conditions limitations and guaranteed issue limits of a product is in accordance with the risk appetite of the Company.
  • Building flexibility into product offerings to cater the unique health conditions of customers.
  • Determine the enrolment methods and medical underwriting requirements for each product and understand the pros & cons of each method.
  • Educating producers about the underwriting requirements of new products.
  • Drive continuous improvement on the underwriting process by initiating various automation and system enhancement works.
  • Own customer & broker portal utilization and action on customer/broker feedback for driving better customer/broker journey.
  • Review regularly the rules established in underwriting rule engine to optimize the utilization.
  • Prepare monthly management report and ad-hoc report for management.
  • Manage ad hoc projects and duties.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • An experienced underwriter operating at a technical level with a proven track record of 6 years underwriting, preferably with insurance-related qualifications, e.g. FLMI, ACII.
  • New products development experience is preferred.
  • Energetic, professional and with common sense.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to develop good relationships with Actuarial, Customer Proposition and Distribution people.
  • Good team player, able to work independently and under pressure.
  • Possess customer centricity mindset.
  • Flexible and willing to learn.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills.