Manager, Strategic Underwriting

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Life & Savings Insurance
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  • Own and drive underwriting related projects and support the Head of Strategic Underwriting on related initiatives
  • Undertake special projects to improve the efficiency of underwriting operations
  • Review and enhance underwriting guidelines/manuals and operation procedures in compliance with company risk strategy
  • Own the implementation and maintenance of AXA’s end-to-end iBuy process with specific focus on the underwriting engine
  • Perform underwriting quality reviews
  • Review  and design underwriting publications and forms
  • Prepare and review new product training materials
  • Collate and review Underwriting related management reports and assist in data analytic projects when required
  • Provide  technical support to distribution channels and internal departments
  • Create and prepare  training materials and provide  quality training to internal staff and distributors on underwriting topics
  • Drive  benchmarking exercises
  • Collaborate with the Head of Strategic Underwriting in planning and identifying opportunities within the Life Business unit

  • University graduate with FLMI or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the Life Insurance industry, with at least 5 years in an underwriting position
  • Possess good technical medical and underwriting knowledge
  • Proficient in spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Strong communication skill – written and spoken
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong ability to assess business priorities
  • International or reinsurer experience an advantage

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.


In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

AXA Hong Kong, a member of the AXA Group, prides itself of serving over 1 million customers in Hong Kong and Macau. Besides being one of the largest health protection providers in Hong Kong, it is also the number 1 General Insurance provider1 and a market leader in motor insurance.

AXA Hong Kong is committed to helping its customers achieve stability and prosperity through providing a comprehensive range of life, health, property and casualty protection, as well as wealth management and retirement solutions.
We believe it is our inherent responsibility to support the communities we operate in, hence creating a sustainable business via constant and considerable contribution in the dimensions of health, environment and the community.

AXA is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promote Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) by creating a work environment where all employees are treated with dignity, respect, and where individual differences are valued. We welcome and treasure diverse profiles to join our big family, and to build an inclusive culture together which allows everyone to maximize their personal potential.

1Based on 2013 Office of the Commissioner of Insurance market share statistics

We offer excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration package to the right candidates.