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Senior Underwriter, PropertyZurich Insurance (Hong Kong)
Senior Underwriter, PropertyZurich Insurance (Hong Kong)
Job Highlights
  • Underwrite new and existing Commercial Property
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers
  • Proactively manage and improve the pipeline
Job Description

Our Opportunity:

Being part of the team, you will apply your professional knowledge and expertise to support the Head of Property, Commercial Insurance HK in focusing on the commercial property business with development opportunities in the Large Corporate & Commercial segment in Hong Kong insurance market. If you are interested in working in a dynamic, challenging environment, for a company that recognizes and rewards your creativity, initiative and contributions, just simply click "Apply online"


Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply The Zurich Way (TZW) of Underwriting elements for new and existing Commercial Property business, including risk analysis, exposure measurement and terms & conditions negotiation, according to agreed pricing process and risk appetite within designated underwriting authority
  • Implement agreed technical standards, controls, practices and procedures, thereby maintaining underwriting discipline
  • Assist in formulating and executing underwriting strategy for Hong Kong Commercial Insurance
  • Develop and maintain relationships with brokers and customers in support of customer/ business retention and acquisition, provide advice to assist with the development of an account and determine their related needs
  • Ensuring the delivery of high quality service to internal and external clients, brokers and Management
  • Timely update and use of sales and accounting systems to proactively manage and improve the pipeline
  • Contribute ideas and work for the development of new or enhanced propositions based on technical, customer and distributor insights


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree and typically hold or working towards relevant professional qualification such as ACII
  • Over 4 years General Insurance underwriting experience
  • Property underwriting experience for Middle Market and Large Corporate & Commercial customers is highly preferred
  • Experience in practical market-facing underwriting is preferred
  • Experience in servicing multinational / complex accounts with large / 2nd Tier brokers is an advantage
  • Knowledge in Middle Market and Large Corporate & Commercial Property underwriting
  • Knowledge of Commercial Property insurance market in Hong Kong and to some extent in overseas markets an added advantage
  • Practical experience in market-facing underwriting and servicing multinational / complex accounts with large / 2nd Tier brokers
  • Good command of written spoken English and Cantonese. Mandarin language skill is helpful
  • Proactive team player who contributes across business lines to support team success and able to confidently engage with senior leaders on referrals
  • Ability to develop and build trust-based business relationships with customers, producers and key business partners, locally and overseas
  • Open-minded in trying new ways and alternative approaches of doing things
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation and self-discipline is required
  • Candidates with different levels of experience can be considered for other positions


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Additional Information
Years of Experience
4 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Work from home
Company details

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich's customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. Further information about Zurich is available at

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