Motor Practice Leader, Regional GI, AXA Asia Regional Office

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Property & Casualty Insurance
Apply before 06/02/2017

Purpose of the Role

  • Establish strategy for Motor (Private and Commercial) in Asia and drive its implementation, with a specific focus on distribution and offer transformation to adapt to changing customer needs and distribution dynamics in a more digital environment.
  • Coordinate offer development with key stakeholders (Marketing, IT, Distribution) and ensure consistency in products, pricing and underwriting across distribution channels to achieve growth and profitability objectives.
  • Provide local entities with advice and support on Motor product strategy and product development and promote innovation.
  • Ensure compliance with internal governance and external regulations.
  • Participate to people development and ensure improvement of technical skills in Asia
  • Contribute to Group P&C Retail achievements

Key Accountabilties

  • Set Motor objectives and strategy with local entities in light of the Group Retail strategic priorities and in the context of Digital Transformation
  • Achieve Growth and Profitability targets in Motor (P&L): (i) Drive Offer and Underwriting, (ii) Monitor local entities performance, (iii) Trigger portfolio actions when required.
  • Setup, maintain and enforce Underwriting guidelines and referral process for Motor.
  • Review and approve underwriting of large schemes with external partners (e.g. Car Manufacturers)
  • Participate to Regional Product Committee and provide opinion on Motor Offer development
  • Ensure compliance with AXA internal governance and external regulatory requirements
  • Transfer knowledge and share best practice in Motor Offer and Underwriting


Qualifications & Experience

  • Undergraduate / Postgraduate degree within strong quantitative discipline
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in GI with involvement in Motor

  • Strong underwriting skills and product knowledge

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts

  • IT literate

  • Strong Stakeholder Management skills

  • Dynamic, focused & results-driven

  • Self confident and willing to walk the extra miles

  • DIY attitude

  • Team player

  • Ability to develop good market knowledge and contact network

At AXA, we help millions of people around the world by protecting them, their families, belongings, assets, businesses and their future.

We are one of the top 50 global brands, the first insurance brand and one of the world's leading asset managers, with revenues close to 100 billion euros. We are present in 59 countries and work with 161,000 colleagues to serve 103 million customers worldwide.

We are leading the transformation of our industry and looking for talented individuals to be part of this transformation: individuals who care and who want to work in an environment where trust and inclusion foster innovation.

AXA Asia is a market leading insurance player offering a differentiated composite proposition in Life and General Insurance with operational presence in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, China, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.   AXA Asia is part of the AXA Group, headquartered in Paris and a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with a presence in 59 countries. AXA Asia is committed to creating a sustainable, long-term business for our employees, customers and shareholders.

We'll give you:
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Medical cover and dental plan
  • Attractive pension plan
  • Rental reimbursement scheme
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities.