Hang Seng Bank Ltd

Assistant Underwriting Manager

Hang Seng Bank Ltd
Posted on 9-Apr-21

Assistant Underwriting Manager

Hang Seng Bank Ltd

Job Highlights

  • University graduate preferable
  • Minimum 2 years of solid experience
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese

Job Description


Hang Seng Bank was one of Hong Kong's bancassurance pioneers with insurance business footprint started since 1965. Over the years, Hang Seng Bank has been committed to serve its customers by providing full spectrum of insurance products including Life Insurance manufacturing, distribution of General Insurance and Medical products, and MPF business.

Insurance is a fast-growing business and is one of the key drivers of Hang Seng Bank. As a well-established insurance entity, we take care of every need of our customers with an optimized service excellence through the Bank’s retail and commercial network, with a dedicated team of professionals in place.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Assistant Underwriting Manager.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Processes all types of underwriting assessment on new insurance applications and after policy issue within the delegated authority
  • Implements relevant underwriting processes and procedures in comply with regulatory requirements
  • Assists upline manager to participate in various projects assigned
  • Assists to review and revise internal underwriting manual, guidelines and practices
  • Participates in development, maintenance and enhancement of workflow system, L/400 system including the user acceptance test, arranging implementation, etc.
  • Provides underwriting service and support to distribution channels, branches and internal departments concerning underwriting area
  • Gives feedback on underwriting process, procedures in order to improve efficiency and quality of underwriting operation
  • Participates in ad hoc assigned projects and underwriting training


  • University graduate preferable, but can consider individually subject to past record of working experience
  • Minimum 2 years of solid experience in life underwriting will be an advantage to consider the post
  • Possess or in pursuit of professional qualifications such as FLMI, ALU, etc will be an advantage to consider the post
  • Individual candidat with life insurance working background but without underwriting experience will also be considered independently 
  • Knowledge in PC applications of software including Words, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in written communications and spoken English and Chinese
  • Can work independently with strong job commitment, and also can work as a team

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at the HSBC Group.  As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey.  If so, one of our  Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have. 

All information provided by applicants will be used only for recruitment purposes and will be used strictly in accordance with the Bank's personal data policies, a copy of which may be obtained by the applicant upon request. Unless otherwise instructed in writing by the applicant concerned, applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Bank and its related companies. The personal data of unsuccessful job applicants may be retained for a maximum of two years from the date when the job application is rejected and such data may be retained for a longer period if there is a subsisting reason that obliges the Bank to do so, after which the personal data will be destroyed.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
2 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

A Career with Hang Seng Bank

Hang Seng is committed to service excellence. Our people are our most important asset and play a vital role in our efforts to continually enhance our performance for customers and provide best-in-class products and services. We seek to attract high-calibre talent by offering a dynamic working environment, good career development opportunities and competitive compensation packages.

Additional Company Information

Financial Services